Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950Alternative names
American poet, novelist, and editor.
From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176
Editor of The Chimaera.
From the description of ALS, -1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150
This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM."
From the description of Dedication verse, ca. 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546622
William Rose Benét was born on February 2, 1886 in Fort Hamilton, N.Y. and died May 4, 1950. He was educated at Albany Academy and Yale University, Benét was a poet, editor, critic, anthologist, translator, children's storyteller, and a writer of textbooks. He wrote, edited, or collaborated on 36 books and was best known for his column "The Phoenix Nest" in the Saturday Review of Literature (1924-1950).
From the description of William Rose Benet́ Collection, 1845-1959 (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 39908444
Author, poet, and editor.
From the description of William Rose Benét literary manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132390
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