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Literary Worlds: Illumination of the Mind

The exhibition Literary Worlds:  Illumination of the Mind is now open in Perry Special Collections.  The exhibition looks at the creative process involved in the craft of writing from the idea to the published work.  Manuscripts, correspondence, notes, first editions and a variety of other items are featured.  Authors from the Victorian era to modern times are highlighted including Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, Arthur Conan Doyle, Orson F. Whitney, Orson Scott Card, Zane Grey, Leslie Norris and Jessica Day George.

The hours are Monday-Thursday: 8-9:00, Friday 8-6:00 and Saturday 10-6:00.  Catalogs are available for a small price.  For more information see lib.byu.edu/exhibit/literaryworlds or contact Kristi Young, curator, at 801-422-6041.  The exhibition will run through June 2011.

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