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Collection Overview

Creator:
Fiedler, Leslie A.
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
"Nude Croquet," Short Story by Leslie A. Fiedler with related material
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/fj236213q
Dates:
1957
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Contains the autograph manuscript and typed manuscript of Leslie A. Fiedler's short story "Nude Croquet." Also included is a screenplay and an outline of action for a film version of the story.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection contains the autograph manuscript and typed manuscript of Fiedler's short story "Nude Croquet." Also included is a screenplay and an outline of action for a film version of the story.

Collection Creator Biography:

Leslie A. Fiedler (1917-2003) was a significant American literary critic and author. From 1956 to 1957, he was the Christian Gauss Lecturer at Princeton University. During his time at Princeton, Fiedler frequently travelled to New York where he made connections in publishing, including with editors of Esquire magazine. It was in Esquire that Fiedler's controversial "Nude Croquet" was published in 1957. In 1994, Fiedler received the Hubbell Medal for lifetime contribution to the study of literature.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM20038, purchased on November 14, 1969.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Jameson Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

"Nude Croquet," Short Story by Leslie A. Fiedler with related material; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/fj236213q
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184