Paul Porter telephone conversation with Katherine Anne Porter, April 6, 1976

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Paul Porter telephone conversation with Katherine Anne Porter, April 6, 1976. Initial subjects include KAP's new housekeeper, Bill Wilkins's help in organizing her books, a move in 1952 that left her books disordered, invitations for engagements she has received, her first D. Litt., correspondence she's received, and Cyrilly Abels. Paul Porter reads from a Liz Smith column that quotes from Truman Capote's never completed work, Answered Prayers, that depicts Alice Lee Langman, that the columnist avers is a portrait of KAP. KAP and Paul discuss how to respond to this, which causes Porter to comment on Edith Sitwell, Carson McCullers, and Hart Crane. The conversation concludes with a discussion of a possible trip to Brownwood, Texas, Paul Porter's family in Texas, and Ann Hollaway Heintze. [The date can't be June 4, 1976, because it takes place before KAP's trip to Brownwood, Texas, in May 1976.]
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Literature, Print Culture
North America; United States
Special Collections and University Archives
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1:00:18 hh:mm:ss; audiocassette
Katherine Anne Porter papers
Accession 66-5
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Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:684056; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/33207; Catalog Key: PP4.1.10; Filename: litmss-025017

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