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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in 2 series: Series I: Manuscripts, circa 1980-2009; Series II: Correspondence, 1973-1997.
The collection is primarily composed of manuscript drafts of Stade's four novels. Though Stade's fiction comprises the bulk of the material, the collection also includes a draft of Stade's doctoral dissertation and correspondence with colleagues and students.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to request this material at least two dusiness days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Stade Papers; Box and Folder (if known); Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed Carrie Hintz 02/22/2012.
Finding aid written Carrie Hintz 02/29/2012.
2012-03-02 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Writer and professor of English and Comparative literature at Columbia University, George Stade, is an author and respected literary critic.
Stade received his PhD in English at Columbia University in 1965. after receiving his degree he remained at the University as an instructor, and remained at Columbia for over forty years, the duration of his academic career. Stade published both regularly in both academic and popular publications. He wrote four novels, Confessions of a Lady-Killer, Sex and Violence, A Love Story, Love is War, and Swimming Through the Flotsam in Which we Live and Have Our Being, as well as a collection essays, and numerous articles, reviews, and introductions for journals such as Partisan Review, Hudson Review, Paris Review, Harper's Magazine, Nation, New Republic, and The New York Times Book Review. He acted as the Consulting Editor Director of Barnes and Noble Classics and Editor-in-Chief of Scribner's British Writers Series and the fourteen-volume European Writers Series.