Turnbull, Gael

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Epithet: poet and physician

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British poet; b. 1928.

From the description of Gael Turnbull papers, 1965-1973. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420460

English author.

From the description of Note to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1967 October. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844464

From the description of Note to an unidentified recipient, 1967 October. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136334

Gael Lundin Turnbull, 1928- ,Scottish born poet, editor, and anesthesiologist, living in England.

Gael Turnbull was the editor of MIGRANT PRESS during the 1960s.

From the description of Correspondence, 1956-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309772653

Gael Turnbull was born 7 April 1928, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of Ralph Gale (a minister) and Anne (Lundin) Turnbull . He attended Cambridge University (B.A., 1948) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.D., 1951). Awarded the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Prize (1965) and Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize (1968), Turnbull has been a Physician in general practice and anesthesiologist in Worcestershire, England, since 1951. His poetry has been published since 1954.

Writings by the Author: Poem (With Eli Mandel and Phyllis Webb) Trio , Contact Press (Toronto) , 1954 . The Knot in the Wood and Fifteen Other Poems , Revision Press (London) , 1955 . Bjarni Spike-Helgi's Son and Other Poems , Origin Press (Ashland, Mass.) , 1956 . A Libation, The Poet (Glasgow) , 1957 . With Hey, Ho.... , Migrant Press (Birmingham, England) , 1961 . To You, I Write , Migrant Press , 1963 . A Very Particular Hill , Wild Hawthorn Press , 1963 . Twenty Words, Twenty Days: A Sketchbook and a Morula , Migrant Press , 1966 . Briefly , Tarasque Press (Nottingham , England), 1967 . A Trampoline: Poems 1952-1964 , Cape Goliard Press , 1968 . I Maksoud , University of Exeter , 1969 . Scantlings: Poems 1964-69 , Cape Goliard Press , 1970 . Finger Cymbals , Satis (Edinburgh) , 1972 . A Random Sampling , Pig Press (New castle-upon-Tyne, England) , 1974 . Wulstan , Blue Tunnel (Bradford England) , 1975 . Witley Court Revisited , Migrant Press , 1975 . Residues , Grosseteste (Staffordshire, England) , 1976 . Thronging the Heart , Aggie Weston , 1976 . If a Glance Could Be Enough , Satis , 1978 . Rain in Wales , Satis , 1981 . A Gathering of Poems, 1950-1980 (a retrospective collected edition of earlier work), Anvil Press (London) , 1983 . (With John Christie) Nine Intersections , Circle Press (Guildford) , 1982 . Source: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 1999.

From the guide to the Gael Turnbull Papers., undated, 1965-1973., (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center .)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Ansen, Alan. Collection of literary manuscripts from Measure, [ca. 1953-ca. 1960]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Bronk, William. William Bronk papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Turnbull, Gael. Correspondence, 1956-1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996. Larry Eigner papers, 1950-1978. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Denise Levertov papers, ca. 1945-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Turnbull, Gael. Gael Turnbull papers, 1965-1973. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn William Bronk Papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Vol. XIX (ff. ). Taplin -Turnbull.includes:ff. 1-10 Kim Taplin, poet and nature writer: Letters and a poem, 'Fairford Windows', sent to Peter Scupham: 1979-1987: Partly signed.f. 12 Graham Tayar, producer with the BBC: Letter to John Mole: 1977:... British Library
creatorOf Turnbull, Gael. Note to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1967 October. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Turnbull, Gael. Note to an unidentified recipient, 1967 October. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ansen, Alan. Collection of literary manuscripts, [ca.1953-1960]. State Library of Ohio
creatorOf Gael Turnbull Papers., undated, 1965-1973. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn John Taggart Papers, 1965-1974 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Ossman, David, 1936-. Tape recordings of interviews with poets and poetry readings, 1960-1970. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Poetry and Correspondence, 1964-1967 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997. Denise Levertov papers, circa 1918-1996. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Larry Eigner Papers., 1950-1979. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library
creatorOf Finlay, Ian Hamilton,. Ian Hamilton Finlay correspondence, 1962-1969. S-Z. The Sage Colleges Libraries
creatorOf Finlay, Ian Hamilton. Papers, 1953-1972. Indiana University
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associatedWith Bronk, William. person
associatedWith Bunting, Basil. person
correspondedWith Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996. person
associatedWith Finlay, Ian Hamilton. person
correspondedWith Hardiment, Melville person
associatedWith Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997. person
associatedWith Migrant Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Ossman, David, 1936- person
associatedWith Shayer, Michael. person
associatedWith Taggart, John, 1942- person
associatedWith Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. person
associatedWith Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Subject
British literature--20th century
American literature--20th century
Poems
Poets, English--20th century
Essays
Great Britain--Cultural affairs--Literature
Occupation
Authors, American
Physician. Poet
Editors
Poets
Poets, English
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Birth 1928-04-07

Death 2004-07-02

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