Finding-Aid for the Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers (MSS128)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

I. Correspondence

II. Manuscripts

III. Ephemera

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dezon-Jones, Elyane. French author.
Title: Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers
Identification: MSS128

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Biographical Note

Elyane Dezon-Jones received her undergraduate degree at the University of Poitiers, her master's degree at the University of Virginia, and her doctorate degree from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne. She joined Washington University's staff in 1991 as professor of romance languages. She is a scholar of 20th-century novelist Marcel Proust. In addition to writing scholarly studies, Dezon-Jones published two fictional novels, Murder Chez Proust and Meurtre a Petite Plaisance.

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Scope and Content Note

Collection contains correspondence, drafts of Murder Chez Proust and Meurtre chez Tante Leonie, clippings, and a photograph.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

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Administrative Information

Source

Gift of Elyane Dezon-Jones

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff

Accession 23064 and 23888

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I. Correspondence,

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Unidentified to unidentified, 1996: November 15 (ALS, 1 p)

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II. Manuscripts,

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Autograph draft of Meurtre chez Tante Leonie, (221 pp)
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Typescript draft of Meurtre chez Tante Leonie, (221 pp)
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Typescript draft of Meurtre chez Tante Leonie, (221 pp)
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Proof of Murder chez Proust, (272 pp)
Translated from French by David Martyn.
Includes TLS, 1 p from David Martyn to Dezon-Jones (1995: May 12).

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2-3/9-13

III. Ephemera,

Consists of clippings and a photograph featuring Dezon-Jones.
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Photograph of Dezon-Jones.,
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Clippings featuring Dezon-Jones.,

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