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Guide to the Arthur Wormhoudt papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1950-1960
Creator: Wormhoudt, Arthur
Extent: 3.00 linear inches.
Collection Number: MSC0730
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: A professor of English, the manuscripts of The Demon Lover and The Muse at Length. (Christopher Publishing House, 1953) represent two of Wormhoudt's books of literary criticism.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


Preferred Citation: Papers of Arthur Wormhoudt, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

Born in Pella, Iowa, Wormhoudt took his BA and PhD at Iowa and an MA at Harvard. He was a professor of English in several institutions. These two books of his several books are literary criticism with a psychoanalytic bent.

This small collection consists of manuscripts for two of Wormhoudt's works, The Demon Lover and The Muse at Length.

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This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.

English & American Literature
Writers Archive at Iowa
Prose Writers