Author Archives: Samuel Barber

About Samuel Barber

Samuel T. Barber is the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian.

First lines / Last lines

Samuel T Barber (Cataloging & Metadata Librarian) takes an experimental excursion to see if a disparate collection of first lines and last lines from various unconnected works of literature can be recited and set to original music in order to create a completely new work.

The Author Is the Story

The latest Pollak Library Blog article focuses on stories where authors lie at the very heart of the narrative. As a result, the author and their writing processes become integral parts of the wider story, often with devastating effect.