'It's Almost as if Max Eastman Quoted From the Novel ... So That We'd Have This Great Proof'

Robert Caplin, The New York Times

Jean-Christophe Cloutier (left) with Brent Edwards, his adviser. Mr. Cloutier found a heretofore unknown manuscript by Claude McKay, a Harlem Renaissance writer.
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In 2009, Jean-Christophe Cloutier, a graduate student in English and comparative-literature at Columbia University, discovered what other scholars only dream about: a hitherto unknown manuscript by a famous writer. Working as an intern at the...

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