Interview with Judith Moffett, September 23, 2011

Project: Judith Moffett Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In this interview, Judith Moffett describes writing a memoir of her almost thirty year relationship with the poet, James Merrill. Moffett talks about the letters that she and Merrill wrote to each other and explains that the New York Public Library has the letters Merrill wrote to her while Washington University has the letters she wrote to him. She also discusses the dispute surrounding the publication of the memoir, that has been deposited in the archives at Hanover College along with her papers, due to rights issues.

Interview Accession

2012oh005_jmoff014

Interviewee Name

Judith Moffett

Interviewer Name

Meg M. Shaw

Interview Date

2011-09-23

Interview Keyword

Writing memoirs.

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Moffett, Judith Interview by Meg M. Shaw. 23 Sep. 2011. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Moffett, J. (2011, September 23). Interview by M. M. Shaw. Judith Moffett Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Moffett, Judith, interview by Meg M. Shaw. September 23, 2011, Judith Moffett Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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