Metcalf, Paul C.

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Paul Metcalf was a writer of poetry, plays and prose, who used an experimental style. Metcalf was born in East Milton, Massachusetts, to a New England family whose ancestors included Herman Melville and Roger Williams. One of Metcalf's best known works is Genoa, a story in which the author alludes to his family's relationship to Melville. In 1987 Paul Metcalf was honored by the American Academy and institute of Arts and Letters. Mr. Metcalf died on January 21, 1999, near Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

From the description of Paul Metcalf letters to Ted Wilentz, 1984-1991, bulk 1984-1985. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 503570890

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referencedIn Review of Contemporary Fiction / Dalkey Archive Press : records, 1980-1988. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Metcalf, Paul C. Paul Metcalf letters to Ted Wilentz, 1984-1991, bulk 1984-1985. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
referencedIn Lillabulero records, 1964-1975. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bookstore Press. Bookstore Press records, 1967-1976. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
creatorOf Butterick, George F. Sarcophagus records, 1976-1977. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Davenport, Guy. Letters, 1974-1981, to Jerome Klinkowitz [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf United Artists (New York, N.Y.). Records, ca. 1977-1983. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Gifford, Barry, 1946-. Barry Gifford papers, circa 1970-2005. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Bertolette, Peter B., 1953-. Peter Bertolette papers, 1953-1990. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
creatorOf Conjunctions. Records II, 1985-1987. State Library of Ohio
creatorOf Taggart, John, 1942-. Papers, 1962-2000. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Stephen Sandy letters from poets, 1954-1988. Houghton Library
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correspondedWith Bertolette, Peter B., 1953- person
correspondedWith Bookstore Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Conjunctions. corporateBody
associatedWith Davenport, Guy. person
associatedWith Gifford, Barry, 1946- person
associatedWith Metcalf, Nancy. person
correspondedWith Sandy, Stephen, recipient. person
associatedWith Taggart, John, 1942- person
associatedWith United Artists (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilentz, Ted person
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Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Experimental fiction, American--20th century
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Birth 1917-11-07

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