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Editing America: A Recap

Six invited participants working in various time periods and areas of American literary history joined Penn State faculty, students, and the public at large in a discussion of what “editing” and “archiving” American literature and culture means, has meant, and might mean going forward for scholars and readers alike.


Geoffrey O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief, the Library of America, delivers the Opening Lecture, “The Editor’s Ecstasy.”