Rannit, Aleksis.

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Alexis Rannit, Estonian poet and art critic, was born in Kallaste, Estonia, in 1914. He emigrated to Germany in 1939, and to the United States in 1952. Rannit worked at the New York Public Library in the 1950s and became Curator of the Slavic and East European collections at the Yale University Library in 1961. Rannit's writings include poetry in Estonian and in English translation, and several works of literary and art criticism. Among his major publications are Akna raamistuses (1937), Käesurve (1945), Suletud avarust (1956), Kuiv hiilgus (1963), Kaljud (1969), Line (1970), Sõrmus (1972), Donum Estonicum: Poems in Translation (1976), Cantus Firmus (1978), and Helikeeli (1982).

From the description of Aleksis Rannit papers, 1937-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159767

Alexis Rannit, Estonian poet and art critic, was born in Kallaste, Estonia in 1914. He emigrated to Germany in 1939, and to the United States in 1952. Rannit worked at the New York Public Library in the 1950s and became Curator of the Slavic and East European collections at the Yale University Library in 1961. Rannit's writings include poetry in Estonian and in English translation, and several works of literary and art criticism. Among his major publications are Akna raamistuses (1937), Käesurve (1945), Suletud avarust (1956), Kuiv hiilgus (1963), Kaljud (1969), Line (1970), Sõrmus (1972), Donum Estonicum: Poems in Translation (1976), Cantus Firmus (1978), and Helikeeli (1982).

From the guide to the Aleksis Rannit papers, 1937-1985, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alexis Rannit (1914-1985) was an Estonian poet, art critic, and curator of the Slavic and East European collections at the Yale University Library.

From the description of Calligraphic homages to Ezra Pound, 1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702201021

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referencedIn Filippov, Boris Andreevich, 1905-. Boris Filippov papers, 1908-1969. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Gulʹ, Roman, 1896-. Roman Gulʹ papers 1879-1966. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bronk, William. William Bronk papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George, Emery Edward, 1933-. Emery George papers, 1965-[ongoing]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Berezov, Rodion Mikhaĭlovich, 1896- . Rodion Mikhailovich Berezov Papers, 1944-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sypher, F. J. Frank Sypher papers, 1831-1989. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Bronk Papers, 1908-1999. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Filippov, Boris, 1905-1991. Boris Filippov papers, 1908-1969. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Józef Wittlin correspondence and compositions, 1940-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rannit, Aleksis. Aleksis Rannit papers, 1937-1985. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Johnson, Una E. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1944-1969. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Aleksis Rannit papers, 1937-1985 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Rannit, Aleksis. Calligraphic homages to Ezra Pound, 1984. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Rannit, Aleksis. Aleksis Rannit papers, ca. 1937-1984. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Roman Gulʹ papers, 1879-1966 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boris Filippov papers, 1908-1969 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Lithuanian literature--20th century
Art, Estonian--20th century
Estonian literature--20th century
Authors, Lithuanian
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Russian literature--20th century
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Birth 1914-10-14

Death 1985-01-05

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