Dr. Susan S. Kissel Papers,n.d.

Descriptive Summary

Dr. Susan S. Kissel Papers,n.d.
Dr. Susan S. Kissel
2 boxes, 15 folders
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Northern Kentucky University

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Papers and manuscripts relating to the publication of her study of southern women writers, Moving On: The Heroines of Shirley Ann Grau, Anne Tyler, and Gail Godwin.

Contents of the Collection

Moving On

Prospectus for the book; originally titled Life without Father: The Heroines of Shirley Ann Grau…

  • Box 1, folder 1
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1st draft, re-titled Coming of Age: The Heroines of Shirley Ann Grau, Gail Godwin, Anne Tyler, and…

  • Box 1, folder 2-3
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2nd manuscript draft, dated January 1995, with cover letter to Ms. Pat Brown, Director and Editor of…

  • Box 1, folder 4-5
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3rd manuscript draft, dated June 1995. Two letters between the author and publisher are included, as…

  • Box 1, folder 6-7
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4th manuscript draft, dated September 1995. Enclosed with two letters between author and publisher…

  • Box 2, folder 8-9
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Unidentified draft, still entitled Coming of Age . . . Typed manuscript; 270 pp., n.d.

  • Box 2, folder 10-11
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Four items of correspondence between Susan Kissel and her publisher concerning the final revisions…

  • Box 2, folder 12
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Corrected page proofs (called 1st galleys in the correspondence); 305 pp., n.d.

  • Box 2, folder 13-14
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Index with author's corrections in blue pencil; 11 pp., n.d.

  • Box 2, folder 15
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