Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976

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L. E. Sissman (1928-1976) graduated from Harvard College in 1949 as Class Poet. He settled outside of Boston and worked as an advertising copywriter. From 1964 to 1974, his poetry and prose was published in the New Yorker and Atlantic monthly. His books include the poetry collections Dying: an introduction (1967) and Hello darkness: the collected poems of L. E. Sissman published posthumously in 1978. His Atlantic monthly columns were collected in Innocent bystander: scenes from the '70s (1975). Sissman died of Hodgkin's disease.

From the description of L. E. Sissman additional papers, 1946-1989. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612695207

Sissman was an American poet, columnist, and advertising copywriter.

From the description of Papers, 1944-1981. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590133

From the guide to the Papers, 1944-1981., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

L. E. Sissman (1928-1976) graduated from Harvard College in 1949 as Class Poet. He settled outside of Boston and worked as an advertising copywriter. From 1964 to 1974, his poetry and prose was published in the New Yorker and Atlantic monthly. His books include the poetry collections Dying: an introduction (1967) and Hello darkness: the collected poems of L. E. Sissman, published posthumously in 1978. His Atlantic monthly columns were collected in Innocent bystander: scenes from the '70s (1975). Sissman died of Hodgkin's disease.

From the guide to the L. E. Sissman additional papers, 1946-1989., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976. L. E. Sissman additional papers, 1946-1989. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976. Papers, 1944-1981. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Anne Sexton Papers 122492286., 1912-1996, (bulk 1953-1974) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976. Correspondence, 1949-1970. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
creatorOf L. E. Sissman additional papers, 1946-1989. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Papers, 1944-1981. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976. [L.E. Sissman correspondence with Charles Kaplan]. California State University, Northridge
creatorOf Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974. Anne Sexton Papers, 1912-1996, (bulk 1953-1974). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Sissman, L. E. Office files, of The American Poetry Review, 1973. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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correspondedWith Larkin, Philip, 1922- person
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correspondedWith Marie (Anderson) Sissman person
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associatedWith Muller, Dianne person
correspondedWith Nadeau, Leo. person
associatedWith National Book Critics Circle. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nemerov, Howard, 1920- person
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correspondedWith New Yorker. corporateBody
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correspondedWith New York (State) University, Buffalo. corporateBody
associatedWith Ninn, Peter person
correspondedWith O'Brien, Darcy, 1939- person
correspondedWith Parker, Stephen. person
correspondedWith Perelman, Sidney Joseph, 1904- person
associatedWith Peter Davision person
associatedWith Peter Davison. person
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associatedWith Pinck, Dan C. person
correspondedWith Platt, Eugene Robert, 1939- person
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correspondedWith Sissman, Daniel. person
correspondedWith Sissman, Edward James, d. 1974 person
correspondedWith Sissman, Marie (Anderson) d. 1974 person
correspondedWith Sissman, Paul R person
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American poetry--20th century
Copy writers
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
American literature--20th century
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Birth 1928-01-01

Death 1976

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