3rd Annual Literary Festival
3rd  Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
September 29-30; October 1-2, 1980

James Olney

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. [extracted from 1980 brochure]

James Olney's 1980 brochure photo

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