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Finding-Aid for the Ruby Cohn Papers (WTU00028)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Ruby Cohn Papers
Creator: Cohn, Ruby ,1922- , American author
Call number: WTU00028
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.


Biography

Ruby Cohn is a theatre scholar and Professor Emeritus of Comparative Drama at University of California, Davis. She is author or editor of many books, including The Comic Gamut (1962), Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Criticism (ed. 1962), Back to Beckett (1973), Casebook on Waiting for Godot (ed. 1987), Just Play: Beckett’s Theater (1980), and most recently A Beckett Canon (2002).


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

The Cohn Papers include correspondence between Cohn and The Samuel Beckett Society, The University of Canterbury, Princeton UP, and various individuals. There is also extensive manuscript material on her various books about Beckett.

Subject Terms

  • Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Contents List
      Title
box-folder   -/-  
Papers 1977-1986 (ca. 225 items)   
Scope: The Cohn Papers include correspondence between Cohn and The Samuel Beckett Society, The University of Canterbury, Princeton UP, and various individuals. There is also extensive manuscript material on her various books about Beckett.