Finding-Aid for the Ruby Cohn Papers (MSS028)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

Papers 1977-1986

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cohn, Ruby ,1922- , American author
Title: Ruby Cohn Papers
Identification: MSS028

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Biographical Note

Ruby Cohn is a theatre scholar and Professor Emeritus of Comparative Drama at University of California, Davis. She is author or editor of many books, including The Comic Gamut (1962), Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Criticism (ed. 1962), Back to Beckett (1973), Casebook on Waiting for Godot (ed. 1987), Just Play: Beckett’s Theater (1980), and most recently A Beckett Canon (2002).

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Scope and Contents Note

The Cohn Papers include correspondence between Cohn and The Samuel Beckett Society, The University of Canterbury, Princeton UP, and various individuals. There is also extensive manuscript material on her various books about Beckett.

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Source

Unknown.

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.

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Box and Folder Listing

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Papers, 1977-1986 (ca. 225 items)

The Cohn Papers include correspondence between Cohn and The Samuel Beckett Society, The University of Canterbury, Princeton UP, and various individuals. There is also extensive manuscript material on her various books about Beckett.

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