Rosenthal, M.L. (Macha Louis), 1917-1996

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Macha Louis Rosenthal (1917-1996), poet, critic, editor, and teacher, was born in Washington, D. C. With an M.A. from the University of Chicago, he came to New York University where he earned his Ph.D. (1949) and was a professor of English until 1996. He also served as director of the Poetics Institute at NYU. Besides publishing numerous books of criticism, collections of verse and contributing poetry, articles and reviews to The New Yorker, Poetry, and the Spectator, he served in the U.S. Cultural Exchange Program from 1961-1980 and was visiting specialist to Germany, Pakistan, Romania, Poland, and Bulgaria, Italy and France. He also was poetry editor of The Nation, the Humanist, and Present Tense and edited various anthologies of poetry.

From the description of M.L. Rosenthal papers, [ca. 19301996]. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476269440

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referencedIn E. E. Cummings papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Rosenthal, M. L. (Macha Louis), 1917-1996. I strike this match. Typescript (xerox) of poem, signed, [n.d.]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Rosenthal, M. L. (Macha Louis), 1917-1996. 1 ALS, 1 postcard, 1957 [March 14] - 1967 Dec. 3, 44 Prairie Ave., Suffern, N.Y. and 17 Bayard Lane, Suffern, N.Y., to Muriel Rukeyser. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Harmon, William, 1938-. William Harmon papers, 1939-2000 (correspondents O-R). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn William Harmon Papers (#4568), 1939-2000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Kinnell mss, 1936-1980 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn M. L. Rosenthal Papers, ca. 1930-1996 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Finlay, Ian Hamilton,. Ian Hamilton Finlay correspondence, 1962-1969. M-R. The Sage Colleges Libraries
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Guthrie, Ramon, 1896-1973. Papers, 1919-1973. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Rosenthal, M. L. (Macha Louis), 1917-. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1974-1996. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Rosenthal, M. L. (Macha Louis), 1917-. M.L. Rosenthal papers, [ca. 19301996]. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Jones, Madison, 1925-. Madison Jones papers, 1950-1989. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Jay B. Hubbell Papers, 1816-1998 and undated, bulk 1920-1979 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Antioch review. corporateBody
associatedWith Blackburn, Paul. person
associatedWith Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993. person
associatedWith Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005. person
associatedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Foix, J. V. person
associatedWith Gall, Sally M. person
associatedWith Guthrie, Ramon, 1896-1973. person
associatedWith Harmon, William, 1938- person
associatedWith Hubbell, Jay B., 1885-1979 person
associatedWith Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998. person
associatedWith Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991. person
associatedWith Jones, Madison, 1925- person
associatedWith Kinnell, Galway, 1927- person
associatedWith MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978. person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith New York University. corporateBody
correspondedWith Parnassus: poetry in review corporateBody
associatedWith Plath, Sylvia. person
associatedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980, person
associatedWith Schevill, James Erwin, 1920- person
associatedWith Schulman, Grace. person
associatedWith Vallejo, César, 1892-1938. person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
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Birth 1917-03-14

Death 1996-07-21

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