James Olney, 3rd Annual ODU Literary Festival
Webb University Center
James Olney has published more than a dozen articles in scholarly journals, mostly in archetypal and comparative studies. "Tell Me Africa: An Approach to African Literature" and "Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography" are his most-discussed works. This year he edited "Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical" for Princeton University Press. Since earning his doctorate at Columbia in 1963, Olney has garnered a Fulbright grant to lecture in Liberia, a Wickes Foundation grant for studies in Jung and Yeats, a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, and a Guggenheim fellowship. He currently is doing research in Durham, N.C., at the National Humanities Center.
Olney was on a creative nonfiction panel with John Clellon Holmes, Katie Lyle and William Ruehlmann and moderator Alf Mapp, Jr. on Thursday, October 2nd, 1980 at 2:30 p.m.
Olney, James, "James Olney, 3rd Annual ODU Literary Festival" (1980). 3rd Annual Literary Festival at ODU: September 29-October 2, 1980. 5.
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