Wright, Charles, 1935-....

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American writer; University of Virginia professor.

From the description of Improvisations on Montale [manuscript] 1981. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647849384

Pultizer Prize-winning poet and University of Virginia Faculty member in the Department of English.

From the description of Papers of Charles Wright, 1965-2000. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53311232

Charles Wright (1935-), American poet and educator, was born in Pickwick Dam, Tennessee to Charles Penzel Wright and Mary Winter Wright. He attended Davidson College in Charlotte, North Carolina from 1953-1957. After graduating with a degree in history, Wright was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the U.S. Army Intelligence Corps. He was discharged in 1961 with the rank of Captain, and entered the creative writing program at the University of Iowa the same year. In 1963, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree and also published his first collection of poems, The Voyage. In 1969, he married Holly McIntire. Wright is a prolific writer and has published numerous volumes of poetry and two volumes of criticism. He is also an award winning translator of several Italian poets, including Eugenio Montale. He volumes of poetry include Bloodlines (1975), China Trace (1977), The Southern Cross (1981), Country Music/Selected Early Poems (1982), The Other Side of the River (1984), Zone Journals (1988), Xionia (1990), The World of the Ten Thousand Things (1990), Chickamauga (1995), Black Zodiac (1997), Appalachia (1998), North American Bear (1999), Night Music (2001), A Short History of the Shadow (2002), The Wrong End of the Rainbow (2005), Scar Tissue (2006) and Outtakes (2010). Country Music won the National Book Award for Poetry in 1983, and Black Zodiac won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1998. His two volumes of criticism are Halflife: Improvisations and Interviews, 1977-1987 (1989), and Quarter Notes: Improvisations and Interviews (1995). Wright has taught at the Iowa Writers Workshop, The University of California, Irvine, and is currently the Souder Family Professor of Poetry and Writing at the University of Virginia.

From the description of Charles Wright collection, 1975-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 774693202

Pultizer prize winning poet and University of Virginia Faculty member in the Department of English.

From the description of Papers of Charles Wright, 1890-1999. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50298938

From the description of Charles Wright papers [manuscript], 2003-2005. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 218440832

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creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Improvisations on Montale [manuscript] 1981. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Charles Wright collection, 1975-2001. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Correspondence, 1975, with Karyl Klopp and Roth Wilkofsky of Pomegranate Press, North Cambridge, Mass. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
referencedIn James Tate Papers TXRC05-A10003., 1944-1998 (bulk 1962-1998) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Tate, James, 1943-. James Tate Papers, 1944-1998 (bulk 1962-1998). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Charles Wright papers [manuscript], 2003-2005. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Papers of Charles Wright, 1965-2000. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Papers of Charles Wright, 1890-1999. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Charles Wright papers pertaining to Tom Andrews, 1998, 2001, undated. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Charles Wright correspondence with David St. John [manuscript], 1975-1994. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Griffith, E. V., 1927-. E.V. Griffith papers, ca. 1945-1995. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Carol Muske-Dukes Papers, 1960-2008 USC Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Office files, of The American Poetry Review, 1972-1996. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sutton Hoo Press. Sutton Hoo Press records, 1998 - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
creatorOf Wright, Charles, 1935-. Poetry reading at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / by Charles Wright. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Palaemon Press (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Editorial archive, 1974-1984. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Roberts, Len, 1947-2007. Len Roberts correspondence, 1983-2006. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harmon, William, 1938-. William Harmon papers, 1939-2000 (correspondents Wo-Z). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Klopp, Karyl. person
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associatedWith Zawacki, Andrew, 1972- person
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Poetry--20th century
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Birth 1935-08-25

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