Re: Three pieces of news, including: EXCLUSIVE: Delany's Brudner lectures
- Amazing! Thanks very much!
Also, Fantagraphics is publishing a new edition of "Bread & Wine" next year.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Zvi Gilbert <zvi@...> wrote:
> Hi everyone, and happy holidays.
> Several pieces of interesting Delany news to report.
> Samuel R. Delany gave the annual Brudner Memorial Prize Lectures on October
> 17-18, 2012.
> Delany posted the lectures in a text version on his Facebook page, but for
> those of you who don't follow Delany on Facebook (or aren't on Facebook), I
> asked if I could make them available on this list, and Delany was gracious
> enough to send the corrected text to me in Word format. The two lectures
> ("Letter at 70" and "A View from the Valley's Edge") are available here:
> There is lots of wonderful stuff in them, including a discussion of an
> (interestingly conservative!) view of the great novels, reflections on
> getting older, and other gems. Please do read them, and I'm interested to
> start a conversation about some of the views and ideas contained therein.
> Delany also let me know that "the newest edition of* American Literary
> History *(edited by Gordon Hutner), out of MIT Press, has a Symposium of
> five papers, including Robert's "Introduction," on Delany's Work edited by
> Robert F.
> Reidd Pharr." More details about the volume can be found here:
> Those of you with institutional access may be able to read these essays
> online; the rest of us will have to find a cooperative library, or be
> content with the summaries or excerpts at that URL.
> Lastly, Wesleyan is putting out an revised and enhanced version of Delany's
> Phallos next year, which has turned up in a listing on Amazon:
> Something more to look forward to in 2013.
> Best wishes to all,
> --Zvi Gilbert
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