Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006

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John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, the poet, was born in London in 1918 and educated at Worcester College for the Blind and The Queen's College, Oxford; he published his first poems in the wartime volume, Eight Oxford Poets . He was a Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University between 1952 and 1955, then taught in foreign universities for several years, before becoming a lecturer in English Literature at the College of St Mark and St John, Chelsea, from 1963 to 1973, in which year he received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. He has been awarded several other prizes, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize in 1989, in which year he was also awarded the OBE. John Heath-Stubbs is also noted for his translations of Middle Eastern poets, and has written plays and literary essays as well as poetry.

From the guide to the Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material, 1948-1989, (Leeds University Library)

John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs (1918-2006), born in London, is a poet, playwright, and essayist. He received his education from Worcester College for the Blind and Queen's College, Oxford.

From the description of John Heath-Stubbs collection, circa 1962-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863235

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referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Leslie Daiken Papers TXRC94-A17., 1935-1963 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Hall, John (John Clifford), 1925-. John Hall papers, 1950-1997. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Heath-Stubbs, John Francis Alexander, 1918-. Letter to D.C. Polden. London, Eng. 1952 Jun. 21. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
referencedIn Stanford, Derek. Derek Stanford collection, 1938-1979. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Abse, Dannie. Nimbus magazine archive, 1945-1962. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Silkin, Jon. Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956. University of Florida
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981. Charles Wrey Gardiner papers, 1942-1967. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Owen, Maureen, 1943-. Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry, 1975-1981. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Daiken, Leslie. Papers, 1935-1963. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Nimbus Magazine Records TXRC94-A20., 1945-1962 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981. Papers, 1942-1967. Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
creatorOf Heath-Stubbs, John Francis Alexander, 1918-. Letter to Hamish Maclaren. Sutherland, Scotland. 1968 Sept. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material, 1948-1989 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Vol. IX (ff. ). Hales -Hendriks.includes:ff. 1-22 Madge Hales, poet: Letters and poems sent to Peter Scupham and John Mole from Madge Hales: 1975-1982: Partly typewritten, partly printed.ff. 23-49 John Hales-Tooke, solicitor: Letters and poems s... British Library
creatorOf PETER WELLS PAPERS. Vol. VI (ff. 207). General correspondence, etc., alphabetically arranged; 1942-1986, n.d. Partly signed. Partly typewritten and printed. The writers, all of whom are indexed in the present catalogue, include Henry Miller, John Mid..., 1942-1986 British Library
referencedIn Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry, 1975-1981 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006. Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006. John Heath-Stubbs collection, circa 1962-1967. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Parker, Derek. Collection, 1955-1970. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Barker, George, 1913-1991. George Barker collection, 1930-1966. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Grey Walls Press: papers of the Grey Walls Press; 1939-1981, n.d. The Grey Walls Press was established by Charles Wrey Gardiner (b.1901, d.1981) in 1940. The papers include correspondence of Gardiner, manuscripts, financial material, material relatin..., 1939-1999 British Library
referencedIn Derek Parker Collection TXRC96-A45., 1955-1970 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn John Hall Papers, 1950-1997. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
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associatedWith Amey, Michael. person
correspondedWith Barker, George, 1913-1991. person
associatedWith Daiken, Leslie. person
associatedWith Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981. person
associatedWith Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. person
associatedWith Hall, John (John Clifford), 1925- person
associatedWith Maclaren, Hamish, 1901- , person
associatedWith Nimbus: A Magazine of Literature, the Arts, and New Ideas corporateBody
associatedWith Owen, Maureen, 1943- person
associatedWith Parker, Derek, 1932- person
associatedWith Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. person
associatedWith Silkin, Jon. person
associatedWith Stanford, Derek. person
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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Drama--20th century
Letters 20th century
Poets, English
English poetry--20th century
Dramatists, English
Etching, English 20th century
Letters--20th century
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Playwrights
Poets
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Birth 1918-07-09

Death 2006-12-26

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