Paul Porter telephone conversation with Katherine Anne Porter, April 6, 1976
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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Katherine Anne Porter papers
A guide to the full collection of Katherine Anne Porter papers is available in our archival collections: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1532.
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:684056; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/33207; Catalog Key: PP4.1.10; Filename: litmss-025017
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