Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

The Deplorable Deck of Clifford

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on May 18, 2010

A deck of etched, printed, hand-colored playing cards created by the artist Nicholas Kahn while a student at Washington University in St. Louis. Missouri.

The Story of Hextor, Clifford, Duncan, and Serge unfolds within . . . Decifer the sordid tale while engaging in poker, hearts or gin . . . Scenes of intimate pain, extraordinary desire.

A Proper Education & the Death of Isadora.

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on September 21, 2009

A postcard sent from Monroe Wheeler to George Platt Lynes,  April 16, 1927,
suggesting important books to read.

 

And another, posted September 16, 1927, noting the death of Isadora Duncan.