PCL MS 011 Frederick C. Crews Collection
|Title||PCL MS 011 Frederick C. Crews Collection|
Frederick C. Crews is an author of parodies and has long been established as a practitioner of psychoanalytical literary criticism. The collection, transferred to the Browne Popular Culture Library in 1969, is comprised of literary manuscripts and publishers correspondence.
This collection is open for research, however, the photocopying of manuscripts must comply with applicable copyright laws. This register was compiled by Nancy White Lee, Popular Culture Library Associate II, in May 1986 and updated in August 2009 by Patricia Falk.
Frederick Campbell Crews was born on February 20, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Yale University, A.B., in 1955; and from Princeton University, Ph.D., in 1958. He married Elizabeth Peterson on September 9, 1959. They have two daughters.
Crews has been teaching English at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1958. He was a Fulbright lecturer at the University of Turin, Italy, during 1961-1962. He is a member of the Modern Language Association of America and the National Council of Teachers of English. He was awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science for 1965-1966; received a National Endowment for the Arts essay prize in 1967; and, received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1970-1971.
Crews currently resides in Berkeley, California.
|Scope and Content|
The Frederick C. Crews Collection includes publisher’s correspondence and the manuscripts of two books, Patch Commission and Pooh Perplex: A Freshman Casebook. The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically and include related material such as galley sheets, specification sheets and illustrations. Researchers interested in parodies will find these manuscripts of interest.