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Paul Bowles

Online Exhibition


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In Touch

Paul Bowles, 1910-1999

An online exhibition curated by L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin and Timothy D. Murray, with text and images from the actual exhibition, which was on view in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery at the Hugh M. Morris Library from August 22 - December 15, 2000. Paul Bowles, 1910-1999 features manuscripts and papers acquired by the University of Delaware Library from Bowles in 1999, shortly before his death. The exhibit supplements and enhances the Library's exhibition of a decade earlier, Paul Bowles at 80.


| Introduction to the Exhibition |
An Introduction by Virginia Spencer Carr | A Short History on the Paul Bowles Collections |
Poetry | Music | Novels | Short Stories | Translations | Travel Writing | Life Writing |

Other Internet Sources

In the Red Room

Paul Bowles at 80

First presented in celebration of Paul Bowles's 80th birthday, this online exhibition was curated by Timothy D. Murray and originally on view in the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery at the Hugh M. Morris Library, University of Delaware, February 1 - May 29, 1990.

Early Work | 1940s | 1950s | The Beat Poets | 1960s | 1970-1972 | Jane Bowles | 1974-1979 | 1980-1988 |

Miller Biliography

Primary Sources
at the University of Delaware Library

A comprehensive list of printed holdings at the University of Delaware Library may be searched through the Library's online catalog DELCAT.

In Touch

Primary Sources at other Institutions

National Library of Australia

  • Manuscript Reading Room
  • Peggy Glanville-Hicks papers

    University of California at Los Angeles

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Edouard Roditi papers

    University of Texas at Austin

  • Harry Ransom Humanities Resource Center
  • Jane Bowles papers
  • Paul Bowles collection
  • Millicent Dillon papers

    Yale University

  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
  • Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers
  • James Purdy papers

  • Paul Bowles
    Sources on the Internet

    | The Authorized Paul Bowles Web Site includes biographical essays, catalogs of his literary and musical works, and photographs by friends and colleagues such as Millicent Dillon, Benjamin Folkman, Irene Herrmann, Allen Hibbard, Gavin Lambert, Kenneth Lisenbee, Cherie Nutting, Phillip Ramey, Rodrigo Rey Rosa, Ned Rorem, Claude Nathalie Thomas, and Tessa Codrington Wheeler |

    | The Spanish language resource page compiled by Biblioteca Regional de Murcia (Spain) includes links to El Pais articles by such authors as Emilio Sanz de Soto and Juan Cruz | Tangier Days: Talking with Paul Bowles, 1984-1988 is by Richard F. Patteson, author of An Outside World: the Fiction of Paul Bowles (1987) |

    | Distant Episode is a multi-media site with excerpts from works by or related to Paul Bowles |

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    Design elements for this page were adapted from
    In Touch: the Letters of Paul Bowles (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993);
    In the Red Room (Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1981);
    and Paul Bowles: a Descriptive Bibliography (Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1986).

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