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Gilbert Sorrentino letters to Steven Moore

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0969

Content Description

Steven Moore was Managing Editor of Dalkey Archive Press from 1988 to 1996, and in that capacity he copyedited two of Sorrentino's novels, Misterioso and Under the Shadow, and oversaw the reprints of several of his earlier novels during that time, while also editing William McPherson's Sorrentino bibliography. When Moore left Dalkey Archive in June of 1996, he left most of his earlier letters from Sorrentino, but continued to correspond with Sorrentino until May of 2005.


  • Creation: 1996-2005


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The collection is open for research.

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Consists of letters and enclosures written and sent by American writer Gilbert Sorrentino to American editor Steven Moore, between 1996 and 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2014.

Related Materials

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Shelving Summary

Box 68, F0969: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, January 2016.

Finding aid for Gilbert Sorrentino letters to Steven Moore
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2016 January 20
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