John Updike. Papers, 1965-1968.
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1966: October 6. Updike to Jane Howard explaining the reasons for his extensive revision and correction of her typescript interview with him for Time . Reports he will be in New York the next week and will be available for question on his revision. Verson, pencil note by undesignated person concerning a phone call. TLS, 1 p. 1966. Ts.[photocopy] of interview with Updike, by Jane Howard, Time for Life magazine, November 4, 1966. Revised and corrected in Updike’s hand, many exchanges completed dropped. Red and blue ink. 10 pp. Clipping, Life educational reprint 8, of November 4, 1966 article on Updike and his work, reprinted with similar article on J. D. Salinger, which appeared in November 3, 1961 issue. Includes pictures of Updike, wife, and children. 3 items. 9 pp. 1968: March 25-26. Ts.[photocopy] of background material covering major portions of Updike’s childhood, university days, career, working habits, views, etc. based on interview and research by Time bureau correspondents in Boston, Chicago, and London. Most extensive feature by Chris Cory, Boston. Some dispatches have moderate revision. 4 items 84 pp.

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