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Lago, Mary McClelland, 1919-2001. Mary Lago Collection.

Box 9. Published Essays.

  • 33 Articles, 1943-1955. (“Missions Make the Headlines,” Christian World Facts, 1943-1944; “Christian Social Worker is Need of a Better World,” Forth, 1946; “Missionaries and Medicine,” Forth, 1946; “I Can't Go Back Again,” The Christian Century, 1952; “Missionary Teachers,” Forth, 1946; “Ambassadors to your Campus,” Motive, 1944; “They Make their Summers Count,” Highroad, 1949; “We Study Latin America,” Lutheran Women's Work, 1942; “Making America's Future,” Highroad, 1943; “Introducing Your Mission Study Book,” Evangelical Missionary World, 1946; “Our Good Neighbor Policy;” “Latin American Study,” Youth Action, n.d.; “Beginning at the Borderline,” The Church Woman, 1942; They Found the Church There,” Lutheran Woman's Work, 1945, Presbyterian Survey, 1945, Evangelical Missionary World, 1945; “Parents, Children Go to Church Together in Columbia,” Forum, 1955; “Books with a Purpose,” The Church Woman, 1945
  • 34 “The New Missionary,” Mademoiselle, 1945; The Woman, 1946. Offprints, correspondence, 1944-1946
  • 35 “The Parting of the Ways: A Comparative Study of Yeats and Tagore,” Indian Literature, 1963. TMs, correspondence [Rpt. in Mahfil, 1966]
  • 36 “Pattern in the Imagery of Jivananda Das,” Journal of Asian Studies, 1965
  • 37 “New Choral Programs at the University of Missouri,” American Choral Review, 1966
  • 38 “Tagore’s Temporal Encounters,” Literature East and West, 1966

Box 10. Published Essays, Book Reviews.

  • 1 “Modern Bengali Poetry” (special issue; ML guest editor) MAHFIL, 1967
  • 2 “Modes of Questioning in Tagore’s Short Stories,” Studies in Short Fiction, 1967
  • 3 “’Re-Vision’ and William Rothenstein,” Bucknell Alumnus, 1968
  • 4 “English Literature and Modern Bengali Short Fiction: A Study in Influences,” DAI, 1970
  • 5 “Rothenstein, Tagore and Bangla Desh,” Cornhill, 1972. TMs, correspondence
  • 6 “The Essential Tagore: Missing Man in South Asian Studies,” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 1973. TMs, correspondence [incl. corresp. with Arthur Ravenscroft]
  • 7 “Tagore in Translation,” Books Abroad, 1972. TMs, correspondence
  • 8 “Campus Problems,” The Author, 1974
  • 9 “Ernest S. Thomas and the Burne-Jones Centenary: A Golden Age Revisited,” Apollo, 1974. TMs, correspondence
  • 10 “Restoring Rabindranath Tagore,” Encounter, 1974. TMs, correspondence
  • 11 “Irish Poetic Drama in St. Louis,” Twentieth Century Literature, 1977. TMs, correspondence, notes
  • 12 “Tagore’s Liberated Women,” Journal of South Asian Literature, 1977
  • 13 “The Fictional Character as Stereotype,” Rabindranath Tagore: American Interpretations, 1982. TMs, correspondence.
  • 14 “The Importance of Notes,” The Author, 1983 [alternate titles: “Taking Note,” “The Value of Notes”]. TMs, galley proofs, correspondence
  • 15 “Max Beerbohm,” “Rabindranath Tagore,” Oxford Companion to English Literature, 1983
  • 16 “Remembering Arthur Mendel,” American Choral Review, 1983. TMs, correspondence [inc. 2 TLS from Isaac Stern, 1981]
  • 17 “ A Passage to India on Stage,” TLS, 1985. TMs, correspondence/
  • 18 “E. M. Forster,” Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (Beacham, ed.), 1985. TMs., correspondence
  • 19 “Forster on E. M. Forster,” Twentieth Century Literature, 1985. TMs, galley
  • 20 “Rabindranath Tagore 1861-1941” Barbican Gallery program
  • 21 “E. M. Forster: Novelist as Letter Writer” in Essays on Poetry and Fiction: V.A. Shahane Commemorative Volume, 1988
  • 22 “Edward Burne-Jones: King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid,” International Dictionary of Art & Artists,1990. TMs, correspondence
  • 23 “E. M. Forster and the BBC,” Yearbook of English Studies, 1990
  • 24 “E. M. Forster: Clapham's Child,” Biography, 1991. Correspondence, TMs, proof pages
  • 25 “Christiana Herringham and the National Art Collection Fun,” Burlington Magazine, 1993
  • 26 “Rabindranath Tagore,” “'The Road from Colonus,' by Forster,” Reference Guide to Short Fiction, 1994. TMs., correspondence
  • 27 “Friends of Eric Crozier: A Memorial,” The Opera Quarterly, 1995
  • 28 “Christiana Herringham: A Hand to Help,” Art Quarterly of the NACF, 1996. Correspondence, corrected copy
  • 29 “Visiting Rapallo,” Journal of The Eighteen Nineties Society, 1997. incl. correspondence, 1996-1997
  • 30 “Isabel Allende,” “Ruth Prawer Jhabvala,” Reference Guide to Short Fiction (2 nd ed.), 1998. TMs., correspondence
  • 31 “No Passage from India: William Rothenstein, Tagore and the lost treasures of Temple Avenue,” TLS [Commentary], Apr. 16, 1999. [title in toc: “A lost treasure — William Rothenstein, Tagore and the India Society]. [original title: “[On] Losing History”]. TMs., clipping, correspondence
  • 32 “E.J. Thompson. India’s Prisoner.” TLS, 2000. TMs, corr
  • 33 “Edward John Thompson,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. TMs., correspondence
  • 34 “Charles Conder,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. Correspondence, notes
  • 35 “William Rothenstein.” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. TMs, correspondence
  • 36 “Christiana Herringham.” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004. TMs, correspondence

Book Reviews

  • 37 Rev. of Kabir, Green and Gold: Stories and Poems from Bengal. Studies in Short Fiction, 1966. TMs, correspondence
  • 38 Rev. of Dabbs, Short Bengali-English DictionaryLiterature East and West, 1967.
  • 39 Rev. of The Maharashta PuranaLiterature East and West, 1967.
  • 40 “‘The Bengali Mind’ at Work” (Rev. of Dimock, ed., The Thief of Love and The Place of the Hidden Moon). Literature East and West, 1967.
  • 41 Rev. of Parry, Delusions and DiscoveriesVictorian Studies, 1973.
  • 42 Rev. of Chakravorty, Tagore: His Mind and ArtPacific Affairs, 1973-74.
  • 43 Rev. of Chattopâdhyâya (Chatterji), Le testament de KrishnokantoBooks Abroad, 1974.
  • 44 Rev. of Thatcher, Cambridge South Asian ArchiveJournal of Asian History, 1974.
  • 45 Rev. of Basu, The Tamarind Tree. Books Abroad, 1976.
  • 46 Rev. of Tagore, Later Poems. Books Abroad, 1976
  • 47 Rev. of Surtees, Charlotte Canning. Journal of Asian History, 1976
  • 48 Rev. of Mukherji, Life of Tagore. Journal of Asian Studies, 1977. TMs.
  • 49 Rev. of Roy, Bengali Women. Journal of Asian History, 1977.
  • 50 Rev. of Roy, Subramanya Bharati. Literature East and West, 1977.
  • 51 Rev. of Dayananda, Manohar Malgonkar. WIWE, 1977.
  • 52 Rev. of Chatterjee, Anthology of Modern Bengali Short Stories. WLT, 1979.
  • 53 Rev. of Das, E.M. Forster’s India. WLT, 1979.
  • 54 Rev. of Qureshi, tr. Poèmes mystiques bengalis: Chants bāuls. WLT, 1979.
  • 55 Rev. of Lipsey, Coomaraswamy, vol. III. Journal of South Asian Studies, 1979.
  • 56 Rev. of Lewis, E.M. Forster’s Passage to India. Journal of Asian Studies, 1979-80.
  • 57 Rev. of Bharucha, Rehearsals of RevolutionWLT, 1984.
  • 58 Rev. of Tagore, Selected Poems. TLS, 1985.
  • 59 “Saved by Literature” (Rev. of Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape, by Ann Thwaite's .) The American Scholar, 1985. TMs., correspondence

Box 11. Book Reviews, Unpublished Writings, Conference Papers and Lectures, Translations by Mary Lago.

  • 1 “The Ex-Arcadians” (Rev. of The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson, by Max Beerbohm). American Scholar, 1986.
  • 2 “Rabindranath Tagore:1861-1941” Barbican Gallery Exhibition, 1986
  • 3 “Edwardian American” Rev. of Olson’s John Singer Sargent: His Portrait). American Scholar, 1987. TMs, correspondence
  • 4 Rev. of Tagore: A Bibliography. Journal of Asian Thought and Society, 1987.
  • 5 Rev. of Bannerjee, Poetry from Bengal: The Delta Rising. N.p., 1990.
  • 6 Rev. of Seely, A Poet Apart. WLT, 1991.
  • 7 Rev. of Nahal, Salt of Life, WLT, 1992.
  • 8 Rev. of Gupta, Memories of Rain, WLT, 1993.
  • 9 Rev. of Osman, Janani, WLT, 1994.
  • 10 Rev. of Mallabarman, A River Called Titash, WLT, 1995.
  • 11 Rev. of Borland, D. S. MacColl, Painter, Poet, Art Critic. Burlington Magazine, 1995. TMs, correspondence
  • 12 Rev. of Mukhopadhyay, Woodworm, WLT, 1997.
  • 13 “Cinderalla Story,” Rev. of Das, Early Bengali Prose, n.p., n.d.

Unpublished Writings

  • 14 “The White Collar Gets It in the Back,” by Mary Lago and Allean Hale. Script for Fortnightly Club, 1949. TMs, programs
  • 15 “A Study of Rabindranath Tagore as a Bond between East and West.” M.A. Thesis, 1962. Prefaced by note by Mary Lago, 1971.
  • 16 “Praising the Day.” TMs [on Arthur Mendel and Cantata Singers], n.d.
  • 17 “An Englishman, and ardently so: Arthur Henry Fox-Strangways: 1859-1948.” TMs, n.d.
  • 18 “Outside Looking In: A Study in Point of View,” 1966. TMs, notes
  • 19 “The Hidden Half of Indian Fiction,” TMs, n.d.
  • 20 “Rabindranath Tagore: A Mislaid Key to Bangla Desh,” 1971. TMs, correspondence
  • 21 “Maude Allen.” Untitled draft. TMs (app. 30 pp)
  • 22 “Maude Allen and the Raj.” Untitled draft. TMs (40 pp)
  • 23 “Maude Allen and the Raj.” TMs (45 pp), ca. 1990. Rejected by TLS, with corrections
  • 24 “Salome and the Indian Empire” [Maude Allen]. TMs (18pp), ca. 1995

Conference Papers and Lectures

  • 25 “’Purposive’ Literature and Literary Craftsmanship.” Association for Asian Studies, 1972.
  • 26 “Decadence Redeemed: Max Beerbohm Looks at the 1890s,” University of Missouri-Columbia, 29 January 1973. TMs, correspondence
  • 27 “Getting It All Together in Literary Research,” Lincoln University, 1976. TMs, [poster needs to be removed to oversize]
  • 28 “End of an Era: Edmund Burne-Jones in the 1890's,” William Morris Society, Toronto, 1976. TMs, flyer
  • 29 “Writing at Rapallo,” Mary LagoA, 1976. TMs, correspondence [“The Writings of Max Beerbohm,” given in absentia]
  • 30 “Forster's Fictional Stereotypes,” University of Wisconsin-Madison South Asia Conference, 1979. TMs [“Fictional Stereotypes in Novels about India”]
  • 31 “Letter-Perfect Clues to Missing Persons,” Bucknell University, 1980. TMs, correspondence, clippings [“Missing Persons: In Their Letters”]
  • 32 “E.M. Forster and the Art of Travel” [panel chair] Mary Lago, 1981. Correspondence.
  • 33 “The Tourist as Historian: E. M. Forster in India,” Mary LagoA, 1982. TMs.
  • 34 “Rabindranath Tagore, 1861-1941”; “Tagore's Short Fiction,” TMs. Rabindranath Tagore Festival, 1986
  • 35 “On Santha Rama Rau,” Mary LagoA 1989
  • 36 “Passage to India: The Road Not Taken” “E. M. Forster's A Passage to India: Perspectives and Adaptation,” TCU Symposium, March 27-29, 1990. Correspondence, 1987-1990 [posters removed to oversize box]
  • 37 “The Man in the Middle: Edward J. Thompson,” Commonwealth Institute Lecture Series, London, 1990. TMs., correspondence
  • 38 “Tagore for the Twenty-First Century;” “Teaching Bengal a Lesson” The Rabindranath Tagore Festival, Urbana, IL, 1990. TMs, flyer [oversize], correspondence.
  • 39 “Ironies In and Of Tagore's Short Stories,” South Asian Centre [Cambridge], 1992. TMs.
  • 40 “E. M. Forster and the 'Song Not without Words,” Benjamin Britten Festival, University of Maryland, 1993. TMs
  • 41 “E. M. Forster's India on Record,” Indian High Commission Lecture Series, Nehru Centre, London, 1994. TMs., flyer [see also correspondence: Gopal Gandhi]
  • 42 “A Hop Ahead of History: Hazards of Literary Research,” University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997. TMs., correspondence [Curator’s Award for Scholarly Excellence]
  • 43 “Editing as Biography,” n.d, Wichita State Univ. Library
  • 44 “E. M. Forster's India on Record,” University of Missouri-Columbia. TMs
  • 45 “Gilberto/Tom Dimitroff: Please tell us something about Forster,” St. Edward's College, n.d. TMs

Translations by Mary Lago

  • 46 Trans. of Das, “Five Poems.” Literature East and West, 1964
  • 47 Trans. of Das, “Nine Poems.” Beloit Poetry Journal, 1965
  • 48 Trans. of Tagore, “Two Poems from Kshanika.” Hindusthan Standard, 1965
  • 49 Trans. of Tagore, “Rashmoni’s Son.” Chicago Review, 1966
  • 50 Trans. of B. Bose, “The Family.” Mahfil, 1966
  • 51 Trans. of Bhattacharyya, “Chilimpur Landing” Poetry Bag, 1966
  • 52 Trans. of J. Das, “Like a Match”; “In this World” East-West Review, 1966
  • 53 Trans. of B. Bose, “A Life.” Hindusthan Standard, 1967