Initial Correspondence Regarding Baldwin's "Giovanni's Room"

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Title

Initial Correspondence Regarding Baldwin's "Giovanni's Room"

Subject

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

Description

The letter is sent to Mrs. Blanche Knopf (editor at Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.) from Helen Strauss, James Baldwin's agent, as introductory correspondence in the process of Knopf ultimately reviewing and publishing the manuscript attached to the letter.

Creator

Helen Strauss

Date

1955-09-21

Language

English

Type

Text

Format

Fax copy of correspondence letter

Rights

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Source

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.

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Original Format

Letter

Citation

Helen Strauss, “Initial Correspondence Regarding Baldwin's "Giovanni's Room",” Community Narratives: Uncovering Hidden Perspectives, accessed October 18, 2021, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/133.

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