Enslin, Theodore

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Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, PA on March 25, 1925. He studied musical composition privately with Nadia Boulanger and Francis Judd Cooke. He has two children, Deirdre and Jonathan Morton, from his first marriage with Mildred Marie Stout in 1945. He divorced in 1961 and married Alison Jane Jose in 1969; they have a son, Jacob Hezekiah. Theodore Enslin has written many books of poetry, including "Forms" (1971-1973), "The Poems" (1970), "Views" (1973), "Synthesis" (1975) "Etudes" (1972) and "To come, to have become" (1966) for which he won the Hart Crane Award in 1969. Other awards include the Niemann Award in 1955 for his weekly newspaper column, "Six miles square." Enslin has also written a play, "Barometric pressure 29.83 and steady" (produced in New York in 1965), and an extended essay on Gustav Mahler published by Black Sparrow Press.

From the description of Theodore Enslin Papers, ca. 1955-1975. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58785150

Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, PA on March 25, 1925. He studied muscial composition with Nadia Boulanger and Francis Judd Cooke. He has two children, Deirdre and Jonathan Morton, from his first marriage with Mildred Marie Stout in 1945. He divorced in 1961 and married Alison Jane Jose in 1969, with whom he had a son, Jacob Hezakiah. Theodore Enslin has written many books of poetry, including Forms (1971-73), The Poems (1970), Views (1973), Synthesis (1975), Etudes (1972) and To Come, to Have ...

From the description of Theodore Enslin Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 774693116

Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, PA on March 25, 1925. He studied muscial composition with Nadia Boulanger and Francis Judd Cooke. He has two children, Deirdre and Jonathan Morton, from his first marriage with Mildred Marie Stout in 1945. He divorced in 1961 and married Alison Jane Jose in 1969, with whom he had a son, Jacob Hezakiah. Theodore Enslin has written many books of poetry, including Forms (1971-73), The Poems (1970), Views (1973), Synthesis (1975), Etudes (1972) and To Come, to Have Become (1966) for which he won the Hart Crane Award in 1969. Other awards include the Niemann Award in 1955 for his weekly newspaper column, "Six Miles Square." Enslin has also written a play, Barometric Pressure 29.83 and Steady (produced in New York in 1965), and an extended essay on Gustav Mahler published by Black Sparrow Press.

From the guide to the Theodore Enslin Papers, ca. 1955-1975, (© 2012 Fales Library and Special Collections)

Metzger, Linda (ed.) Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 40. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1984. pp. 294-295. Metzger, Linda (ed.) Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 41. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1984. pp. 122-124.

The American poet Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1925. After studying music composition with Nadia Boulanger in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Enslin settled in Temple, Maine, in 1960. In the 1970s he moved to Milbridge, Maine, where he farms and writes. Enslin has published over 80 books of poetry, beginning with The Work Proposed at Cid Corman’s Origin Press in 1958. In 1999 the National Poetry Foundation published Enslin’s Then, and Now: Selected Poems 1943–1993 .

Howard McCord was born in El Paso, Texas, in 1932. He received a B.A. from Western Texas College (now University of Texas at El Paso) in 1957, and an M.A. from University of Utah in 1960. From 1971–1980 and from 1992–1997 McCord directed the Creative Writing program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. McCord has published over 30 books of poetry, fiction, and criticism including 1997’s The Man Who Walked to the Moon .

From the guide to the Theodore Enslin correspondence with Howard McCord, 1971–1973, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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associatedWith Finlay, Ian Hamilton. person
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Poetry, Modern--20th century
American poetry--20th century--Periodicals
American poetry--20th century
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Literature, experimental
Experimental poetry
Avant-garde literature
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Avant-garde poetry
American literature--20th century
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Birth 1925-03-25

Death 2011-11-21

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