Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009

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William De Witt (W. D.) Snodgrass (1926-2009) was an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960. Daniela Gioseffi (1941-) is an American poet and novelist who has also acted, composed music, and created multi-media productions.

From the description of W. D. Snodgrass correspondence with Daniela Gioseffi, 1977-1984. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667624918

William De Witt Snodgrass was an American poet who also wrote under the pseudonym S.S. Gardons. He won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Louis Untermeyer was an American author, poet, anthologist, and editor. He was appointed the fourteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1961.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass correspondence with Louis Untermeyer, 1960-1961. (Middlebury College). WorldCat record id: 647769011

W.D. Snodgrass was an American author best known for his Pulitzer- Prize winning book of poetry, Heart's Needle. Born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and educated at Geneva College and the University of Iowa, he served in the Pacific in World War II. He published verse in journals throughout the 1950s, and his first book, Heart's Needle, was praised for its distinctive voice and personal, almost confessional tone. Throughout his life, Snodgrass continued to write poetry and teach; he also worked on plays, both as a translator and in adapting his poems into dramatic form.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass letters, 1961-1971. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 310116077

Poet W. D. Snodgrass was born William De Witt Snodgrass on January 5, 1926, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Geneva College (1943-1944 and 1946-1947) prior to graduating from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in 1949, M.A. in 1951, and M.F.A. in 1953. He also holds an honorary Doctor of Letters from Allegheny College. Literary scholar, editor, and poet Jerome Mazzaro produced research on Robert Lowell, Dante, and William Carlos Williams, in addition to his own creative output.

From the description of W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro, 1961-1977. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 22443035

Poet, author and educator. Snodgrass was educated at Geneva College in Pennsylvania and the University of Iowa (M.F.A., 1953). He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for his volume of poems, Heart's needle, and Other Poems.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass Papers : the Fuehrer Bunker research library, 1939-1990. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 56517027

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creatorOf Brighton Press. Brighton Press archive, 1985-2001. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Targ Editions Archive, 1953-1994 (Bulk 1979-1985) Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. Papers, 1845-1988 (bulk 1970-1977). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. Letter, 1972 Aug. 30, Erieville, N.Y., to Stephen M. Savage, Cambridge, Mass. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
referencedIn Van Duyn, Mona. Papers, 1942-1985. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974. Anne Sexton Papers, 1912-1996, (bulk 1953-1974). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bracker, Jon, 1936-. Letters, 1965-1970. Indiana University
referencedIn Louis Untermeyer collection of papers, 1913-1975 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Brighton Press Archive, 1985 - 2001 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Merrill, James Ingram. James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. W.D. Snodgrass correspondence with Louis Untermeyer, 1960-1961. Middlebury College
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. Letters, 1975 June-Aug., Erieville, N.Y., to Roth Wilkofsky of Pomegranate Press, North Cambridge, Mass. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004. Anthony Hecht papers, 1894-2004. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro, 1961-1977. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. Letter to Walter Hall. : Erieville, NY. 1973 Aug. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn DeLoss McGraw Papers, 1975-2003 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn The Perishable Press, Ltd. Records and papers, 1965-1980. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Eminescu, Mihai, 1850-1889. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1988-1989. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ahern, John, 1942-. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1977-1980. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. W.D. Snodgrass letters, 1961-1971. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. W.D. Snodgrass Papers : the Fuehrer Bunker research library, 1939-1990. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1972-1990. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Elliott, George P., 1918-1980. Papers, 1957-1979. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn Robert Lowell Papers TXRC94-A10., ca. 1845-1988, (bulk 1970-1977) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn McClatchy, J. D. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1970-1981. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Atlas, James. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1973-1977. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Levis, Larry. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1982-1998. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. W. D. Snodgrass correspondence with Daniela Gioseffi, 1977-1984. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
referencedIn White, William, 1910-1995. Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McGraw, DeLoss. Papers, 1975-2003. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Updike, John. [Broadside collection]. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
creatorOf Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009. Helga Goebbels : 29 April, 1945 / W.D. Snodgrass. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
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associatedWith Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. person
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associatedWith Eminescu, Mihai, 1850-1889. person
associatedWith Gemuende, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Geobbels, Helga person
associatedWith Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004. person
associatedWith Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. person
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associatedWith Levis, Larry. person
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associatedWith White, William, 1910-1995. person
associatedWith Wilkofsky, Roth. person
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Birth 1926-01-05

Death 2009-11-13

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