Suffocating the Black Authorial Voice: Knopf Publishing Company and James Baldwin’s "Giovanni’s Room"

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Title

Suffocating the Black Authorial Voice: Knopf Publishing Company and James Baldwin’s "Giovanni’s Room"

Subject

Publishing
Literature
Rejected Manuscript
Race
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Homosexuality
Black Queer Studies

Description

The Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. collection, specifically the Subseries Reject folder, contains records, correspondence, letters, and information regarding the drafts of manuscripts that the Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. publishing company rejected during the 20th century.

Date

1955-09-21
1955-10-05

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Publisher

Harry Ransom Center

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Source

Carlisle, John. Correspondence letter to James Baldwin, October 5, 1955. Box 986, Folder 4, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records 1873-1996, Subseries D. Reject Files: 1955. Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.

Strauss, Helen. Correspondence letter to Blanche Knopf, September 21, 1955. Box 986, Folder 4, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records 1873-1996, Subseries D. Reject Files: 1955. Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin.