Silkin, Jon.

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British poet.

From the description of Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 31189937

Epithet: poet

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Jon Silkin was a British poet who authored and edited many volumes of poetry. His Selected Poems were published in 1980 and in a revised edition, 1994. He was founding co-editor of Stand (1952-1997). He was a teacher of English for foreign students at the University of Leeds, England. Silkin was a Gregory Fellow in poetry. (Source: Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2003. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: The Gale Group. 2003.)

From the guide to the Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Silkin, Jon, 1930-. Jerusalem / Jon Silkin. University of Manchester Library, Main Library
creatorOf Silkin, Jon. Office files, of The American Poetry Review, 1996-1998. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1966-1996. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room collection of poems, 1896-1967 Houghton Library
creatorOf Tate, Allen, 1899-1979. Papers of Allen Tate [manuscript], 1950-1960. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Silkin, Jon. Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956. University of Florida
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Silkin, Jon, 1930-1997. Literary papers and correspondence of Jon Silkin. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Jon Silkin, 'Death of a Son'; n.d., bef. 1954. Signed typewritten draft, with autograph revisions. First published in The Peaceable Kingdom (1954). Stratford, Mod. Lit. MSS., no. 35. Presented by Mrs A. J. Stratford through the Arts Council, 11 Feb. ... British Library
creatorOf Northern House (Firm). Papers of Northern House. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Fox, Charles. Ninepence archives, 1944-1956. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Silkin, Jon. [Letter] 1965 November 3, Newcastle on Tyne [to] Walter Frankel. The Sage Colleges Libraries
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Pybus, Rodney, 1938-. Literary papers and correspondence of Rodney Pybus. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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associatedWith Abse, Dannie person
associatedWith Abse, Dannie. person
associatedWith Antioch review. corporateBody
associatedWith Day Lewis, C. (Cecil) person
associatedWith Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972. person
associatedWith Elliot, Desmond. person
associatedWith Fox, Charles. person
associatedWith Fuller, Roy Broadbent person
associatedWith Fuller, Roy Broadbent, 1912- person
associatedWith Glover, Jon. person
associatedWith Heath-Stubbs, John Francis Alexander, 1918- person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith Northern House (Firm) corporateBody
correspondedWith Parnassus: poetry in review corporateBody
associatedWith Pybus, Rodney, 1938- person
correspondedWith Soyinka, Wole. person
associatedWith Tate, Allen, 1899-1979. person
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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War poetry--History and criticism
English poetry--20th century
World War, 1914-1918 Literature and the war
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Correspondence--20th century
English drama--20th century


Birth 1930-12-02

Death 1997-11-25





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