Mayer, Bernadette

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New York City poet closely associated with the second generation New York School.

From the description of Moving : typescript, between 1965 and 1971. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 40952215

American poet strongly associated with the New York School of Poets. Mayer was born in 1945 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and has resided there her entire life. Influenced by modernist writers such as Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, and Laura Riding Jackson, Mayer has devoted her literary career to experimenting with language structures and poetic forms. She is the author of more than 15 collections of writings, including Studying hunger (1975), Midwinter day (1982), Sonnets (1989), and The desires of mothers to please others in letters (1994).

From the description of Papers, 1958-1996. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 36579708

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Padgett, Ron, 1942-. Ron Padgett papers, 1929-2008. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mayer, Bernadette. Papers, 1958-1996. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1980-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Borders Book Store (Birmingham, Mich.). Portraits of writers, 1988-1994. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Davidson, Michael, 1944-. Page Mothers Conference, 1999 March 5-6 [sound recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan). The Alternative Press records, 1961-1998 (bulk 1970-1995). University of Michigan
creatorOf Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994. Joe Brainard letters, 1957-1994. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Mayer, Theodore. Journal, between 1950 and 1970. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Whalen, Philip. Philip Whalen correspondence, 1978-1987. University of California, Davis, Shields Library
creatorOf Waldman, Anne, 1945-. Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). University of Michigan
creatorOf Gizzi, Michael. Michael Gizzi Papers circa 1940-2010 Brown University, Brown University Library
referencedIn Padgett, Ron, 1942-. Ron Padgett letters and poems, 1964-1983. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mayer, Bernadette. Moving : typescript, between 1965 and 1971. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn United Artists (New York, N.Y.). Records, ca. 1977-1983. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1924-2009. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Elmslie, Kenward. Papers, 1901-2000. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Owen, Maureen, 1943-. Papers, 1970-2000. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Cope, David, 1948-. Papers, 1976(?)- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Andrews, Bruce, 1948- person
associatedWith Banks, Russell, 1940- person
associatedWith Berkson, Bill, person
associatedWith Bernstein, Charles, 1950- person
associatedWith Berrigan, Ted, person
associatedWith Borders Book Store (Birmingham, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Clark, 1939- person
associatedWith Cope, David, 1948- person
associatedWith Corbett, William, 1942- person
associatedWith Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005, person
associatedWith Elmslie, Kenward. person
associatedWith Gizzi, Michael. person
associatedWith Hejinian, Lyn, person
associatedWith Howe, Fanny. person
associatedWith Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991, person
associatedWith Mac Low, Jackson, person
associatedWith Mayer, Theodore. person
associatedWith Notley, Alice, 1945- person
associatedWith Owen, Maureen, 1943- person
associatedWith Padgett, Ron, 1942- person
associatedWith Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931- person
associatedWith Silliman, Ronald, 1946- person
associatedWith United Artists (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Waldman, Anne, 1945-. person
associatedWith Warsh, Lewis. person
associatedWith Weiner, Hannah, person
associatedWith Whalen, Philip, person
correspondedWith Whalen, Philip. person
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United States
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American poetry--20th century
Poetry--Editing
Women poets
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