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Lévy, Maurice, 1929-


Biographical Note

Maurice Lévy was born in Constantine, Algeria on July 9, 1929. Lévy wrote his dissertation on English gothic literature, making extensive use of the University of Virginia's Sadleir-Black Collection of Gothic Literature and quickly became known as a pre-eminent scholar on the subject. In 2009, Lévy contacted UVa to donate his personal collection of French Gothic translations. Lévy died in 2012.

Source: UVa Today, Caliban volume 31

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Maurice Levy papers

Identifier: MSS 15822
Scope and Contents Note The Maurice Lévy papers (1952-2012; 3.25 cubic feet) document the research, professional career, and personal life of Maurice Lévy. The bulk of the collection consists of research papers and publications, with subjects ranging from gothic literature to William Faulkner to H.P. Lovecraft. The collection also contains conference talks given by Lévy, correspondence with universities and grant agencies, publications from Lévy's organization CERLI (Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les...
Dates: 1952 - 2012