Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998

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Teacher, writer, critic, and translator at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

From the description of Wallace Fowlie papers, 1939-1996 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38237517

  • 1908, Nov. 8: Wallace Fowlie born in Brookline, Massachussetts
  • 1936: Received Doctorate from Harvard University
  • 1943: Publication of Clowns and Angels: Studies in French Literature
  • 1946: Rimbaud, the Myth of Childhood published
  • 1951: Pantomime: A Journal of Rehearsals published
  • 1953: Publication of Rimbaud's Illuminations
  • 1964: Fowlie appointed to faculty at Duke University
  • 1965: Publication of André Gide: His Life and Art
  • 1966: Publication of Rimbaud (Complete Works) and Jean Cocteau: The History of a Poet's Age
  • 1951: Duke Press published A Journal of Rehearsals, a revision and updating of the earlier 1951 autobiography, Pantomime: A Journal of Rehearsals
  • 1983: Aubade: A Teacher's Notebook published
  • 1984 - 1985 : Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar at nine universities and colleges
  • 1987: Sites: A Third Memoir published
  • 1990: Memory: A Fourth Memoir published
  • 1990: Worked as consultant on Oliver Stone's film The Doors
  • 1994: Publication of Rimbaud and Jim Morrison: The Rebel as Poet
  • 1998, August 16: Died in Durham, North Carolina

From the guide to the Wallace Fowlie Papers, 1939-1996 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1979. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lienhard Bergel Papers, 1928-1995 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ritchie, George F. Cheri manuscripts, 1982-1983. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn William Harmon Papers (#4568), 1939-2000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Kenneth Burke collection of papers, 1922-1983, 1922-1973 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Autograph card signed Wallace Fowlie to: Miss Manwaring January 14, 1935. Wellesley College
referencedIn Grove Press Records, 1953-1985 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Wallace Fowlie papers, 1939-1996 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn News Service Biographical Files, ., circa 1930s - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
creatorOf Smith, William Jay, 1918-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Bergel, Lienhard, 1905-1987. Lienhard Berger papers, 1928-1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Jeffery Beam Papers (#4888), ca. 1968-2007 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Alicat Book Shop Press. Records, 1945-1966. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Fred Chappell papers, 1944-2013 and undated Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Autograph letter signed Wallace Fowlie to: Miss [Elizabeth] Manwaring April 16, 1935. Wellesley College
creatorOf Colt Press. Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Harmon, William, 1938-. William Harmon papers, 1939-2000 (correspondents E-F). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Warren, Austin, 1899-1986. Papers, 1922-1986. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Alicat Book Shop Press Records TXRC96-A29., 1945-1966 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Autograph letter signed Wallace Fowlie to: Miss Manwaring November 1], 1938. Wellesley College
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Letter to [Stefan] Schimanski, 1945 May 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gramercy Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Grammercy Bookshop records, [ca. 1931]-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Wallace Fowlie Papers, 1939-1996 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn V. R. Lang papers, 1929-1974 (inclusive) 1943-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998. Autograph letter signed Wallace Fowlie to: Miss Manwaring January 22, 1935. Wellesley College
referencedIn Manuscripts and proofs of New Directions books, 1937-1997. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Alicat Book Shop Press corporateBody
correspondedWith Beam, Jeffery, 1953- person
associatedWith Bergel, Lienhard, 1905-1987. person
associatedWith Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993 person
associatedWith Chappell, Fred, 1936- person
associatedWith Char, René, 1907-1988. person
associatedWith Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963. person
associatedWith Colt Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Duke University. News Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Gide, André, 1869-1951. person
associatedWith Gramercy Bookshop (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Grove Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Harmon, William, 1938- person
correspondedWith Lang, V. R., 1924-1956 person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith Manwaring, Elizabeth Wheeler, b. 1879. person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977. person
associatedWith Ritchie, George F. person
associatedWith Saint-John Perse, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Smith, William Jay, 1918- person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Warren, Austin, 1899-1986. person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
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United States
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French literature--20th century
French language--20th century
French poetry--20th century
French poetry
College teachers--Correspondence
French literature
Scholars--Correspondence
College teachers
Authors, French--20th century
Authors, American--20th century
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Birth 1908-11-08

Death 1998-08-16

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