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Call No.: MS Am 2931
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Barnes, Djuna.
Title: Djuna Barnes letters to Bradley Phillips and Violet Ranney Lang and other letters,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American writer Djuna Barnes to American playwright V. R. Lang and her husband, Bradley Phillips. Also includes a letter from T. S. Eliot.
Djuna Barnes (1892-1982) was an American writer, poet and artist who was important to the development of 20th-century English language Modernist writing. Bradley Sawyer Phillips (1929-1991) was an artist and a producer and was, for a short time before her death, the husband of poet and playwright V. R. Lang. He was associated with the Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Violet Ranney "Bunny" Lang Phillips (1924-1956) was an American poet, playwright, actress, and a founder of the Poets' Theatre in Cambridge, Mass.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Letters to Violet Ranney Lang Phillips
- II. Letters to Bradley Phillips
Includes typescript (signed) letters from Djuna Barnes to Violet Ranney Lang Phillips (V. R. Lang) and to her husband Bradley Phillips. Also includes some clippings, an autograph manuscript letter from T. S. Eliot to V. R. Lang, and a postcard from Elizabeth Hardwick to V. R. Lang. Many concern the play The Antiphone.