Roditi, Edouard.

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Edouard Roditi was born in Paris, June 6, 1910; he was educated in England at Elstree, Charterhouse, and Balliol, and received a BA from the Univ. of Chicago; he became acquainted with T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, André Breton and other leading literary figures, while living in London, Paris, and Berlin (1929-37); he published the first Surrealist manifesto in English, "The new reality", in the Oxford outlook (1929); while continuing his literary interests, he worked for the US government during WWII for the Office of War Information and also served as an interpreter for the State Department during the San Francisco conference which established the United Nations; published books include Poems for F (1934), Oscar Wilde : a critical study (1947), Dialogues on art (1960), De l'homosexualité (1962), In a lost world (1978), and Thrice chosen (1981); Roditi also held teaching positions at various colleges and universities; in addition to his literary achievements, Roditi was known as a generous and encouraging mentor to young writers; he died in Spain on May 10, 1992.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1992. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40357884

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referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Intercultural Publications, Inc. Records, 1952-1956. Indiana University
creatorOf Red Ozier Press. Red Ozier Press records, 1971-1986. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Ford, Charles Henri, 1913-. Charles Henri Ford Papers, 1928-1981. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Dillon, Millicent. Papers, 1905-1990 (bulk 1935-1986). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Roditi, Edouard. Edouard Roditi letters : to Steven Watson, 1991 Jul 26-1992 Feb 26. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fixel, Lawrence. Lawrence Fixel papers, ca. 1940-[ongoing]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Furioso papers, 1938-1951. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Conjunctions. Records I, 1981-1984. State Library of Ohio
creatorOf Conjunctions. Records II, 1985-1987. State Library of Ohio
referencedIn Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. Eugène and Maria Jolas Papers, 1879-1986. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Smith, William Jay, 1918-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Van Dyke, Henry. Henry Van Dyke papers, 1954- University of Michigan
creatorOf Roditi, Edouard. Papers, 1910-1992. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Roditi, Edouard. Correspondence to Chaim Potok, ca. 1970-1989. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982. Kenneth Rexroth papers, 1940-1982 (bulk 1969-1981). University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf Roditi, Edouard. Edouard Roditi letters : to Steven Watson, 1991 Jul 26-1992 Feb 26. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Van Dyke, Henry. Papers, 1954- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
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associatedWith Conjunctions. corporateBody
associatedWith Dillon, Millicent. person
associatedWith Ewing, Max, 1903-1934. person
associatedWith Fixel, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Ford, Charles Henri, 1913- person
associatedWith Intercultural Publications, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952. person
associatedWith Red Ozier Press. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982. person
associatedWith Smith, William Jay, 1918- person
associatedWith Stettheimer, Carrie. person
associatedWith Stettheimer, Ettie, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Stettheimer family. family
associatedWith Stettheimer family. family
associatedWith Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944. person
associatedWith Van Dyke, Henry. person
associatedWith Watson, Steven. person
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New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Authors, American
Poets, American
Harlem Renaissance


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Active 1992





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