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Guide to the John B. Bender Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0577
    Creator: Bender, John B.
    Title: John B. Bender papers
    Dates: 1966-2004
    Physical Description: 20.5 linear feet (35 boxes)
    Summary: These papers pertain to Bender's teaching and writing. Included are correspondence; research files; departmental files pertaining to comparative literature at Stanford; lectures and talks; publication files containing correspondence, drafts of articles, and proofs; class files (primarily on Shakespeare and Spenser) containing syllabi, reading lists, lecture notes, class handouts, and other materials; and drafts of his book IMAGINING THE PENITENTIARY.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    The papers were given to the Stanford University Archives by John B. Bender in 1999 and 2005, and 2006.

    Information about Access

    Files in Accession ARCH-2005-088, Subseries 6 are restricted. The collection is otherwise open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], John B. Bender Papers (SC0577). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    John Bryant Bender earned his A.B. in English at Princeton University in 1962 and his Ph.D. at Cornell University in 1967. He has been a professor of English at Stanford University since 1967. His publications include SPENSER AND LITERARY PICTORIALISM (1972); IMAGINING THE PENITENTIARY : FICTION AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF MIND IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND (1987); and CHRONOTYPES : THE CONSTRUCTION OF TIME (1991), which he edited with David E. Wellbery.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers pertain to Bender's teaching and writing. Included are correspondence; research files; departmental files pertaining to comparative literature at Stanford; lectures and talks; publication files containing correspondence, drafts of articles, and proofs; class files (primarily on Shakespeare and Spenser) containing syllabi, reading lists, lecture notes, class handouts, and other materials; and drafts of his book IMAGINING THE PENITENTIARY.

    Access Terms

    Bender, John B.
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599--Study and teaching.
    Stanford University. Dept. of English--Faculty.
    English literature--Study and teaching