Alfred Kazin collection of papers 1933-1990 1933-1978

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Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978

Alfred Kazin collection of papers 1933-1990 1933-1978

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, journals kept from 1933 to 1990, and portrait photographs.

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Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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By Unknown - ebay.com, front of photo, back of photo, Public Domain, Link David Leo Diamond (1915-2005) was a gay, Jewish American composer of classical music....

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994

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Francis Steegmuller was a biographer of French literary figures such as Cocteau, Apollinaire and Flaubert. He also translated French literature. From the description of Letters from Douglas Cooper, 1966-1997. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78011580 Alfred Kazin was an American essayist, literary critic, and historian. From the guide to the Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A...

Flint, Robert, 1838-1910

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Philosopher and theologian. From the description of Autograph letters signed (28) : to Prof. Knight, 1879-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533034 ...

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Davison, Peter, 1928-

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Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980

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Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet, playwright, biographer, and writer of children's literature. From the description of Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976 bulk (1931-1976). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570595 From the guide to the Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American poet. From the ...

Bellow, Saul

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Plath, Sylvia, 1932-1963

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Plath (1932-1963) was educated at Smith College (A.B., 1955) and Newnham College, Cambridge University (A.B., 1957). She married Ted Hughes in 1956 and taught English at Smith College, 1957-1958. Plath and Hughes returned to England in Dec. 1959 and separated in 1962. In her lifetime she published two books: The Colossus and other poems (1960) and The bell jar (1963). On Feb. 11, 1963 she committed suicide in London. Her Ariel poems were edited by Hughes and published in 1965. From t...

Wain, John

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John Barrington Wain was born in Stoke-on-Trent in 1925, the son of a dentist, and educated at the High School, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Ineligible for military service because of poor eyesight, Wain went up to St John's College Oxford in 1943 to read English. His tutor, C.S. Lewis, introduced him to the conservative literary group, the Inklings, although Wain remained on its periphery. His contemporaries included Philip Larkin, Elizabeth Jennings and Kingsley Amis, with whom he was la...

Mitgang, Herbert

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Herbert Mitgang was an American literary critic, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. From the guide to the Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1950-1986, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New Yo...

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

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James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Roth, Philip, 1933-2018

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Author. Full name: Philip Milton Roth. Born 1933. From the description of Philip Roth papers, 1938-2001 (bulk 1960-1999). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982313 Philip Roth is a popular and critically acclaimed American novelist. His observations on the Jewish experience in America, as depicted in such works as Goodbye, Columbus, and Portnoy's Complaint, show inventiveness and a singular sense of humor. Some observers find his works unnecessarily scatalogical and self-indul...

Dawidowicz, Lucy S.

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Lucy S. Dawidowicz was born June 16, 1915 in New York City, to Max and Dora (Ofnaem) Schildkret. Her parents were secular Jews who were not affiliated with a synagogue. In fact, the first time that Lucy S. Dawidowicz went to a Jewish service was in 1938 in Vilna. Dawidowicz attended Hunter College and received her B.A. in 1936. She continued her studies as a Masters student in English Literature at Columbia University. Although she enjoyed poetry and literature, the events taking pl...

Riding, Laura, 1901-1991

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Laura Riding, American writer, was born in New York and educated at Brooklyn High and Cornell Univ. She began writing poetry while in college and her early poems appeared in, The fugitive (edited by Allen Tate and Robert Warren), as well as Harriet Monroe's, Poetry (a magazine). In 1926, she published her first volume of poetry, The close chaplet. Riding has written and published criticism, essays, a journal, poetry, novels and short stories. She also ran the Seizin Press for some time. Her Coll...

Edel, Leon, 1907-1997

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Author, editor and educator. From the description of Papers of Leon Edel, 1855-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53436427 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Edel : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737832 ...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998

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Epithet: Professor of English British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002f8 American writer, literary critic and memoirist; author of "On native grounds," and "A walk in the city." From the description of Alfred Kazin letter [manuscript], 1943 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999332 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Kazin: oral h...

Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Jackson, Miss., to Charles Ryskamp, Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875021 The short story writer and novelist Eudora Alice Welty was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Miss. In 1946 she published Delta wedding, her first novel. Her novel The optimist's daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969. She was a lecturer and writer-in-residence at numerous colleges....

McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967

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Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, as Lula Carson Smith on February 19, 1917, the first born of Lamar and Marguerite Waters Smith. Though she moved from the South in 1934 and only returned for visits, most of her writing was inspired by her southern heritage. Her mother felt she had given birth to a genius from the time Carson was very young and always remained her staunchest supporter and strongest ally. When nine years of age, Lula began studying piano and practiced six to eight h...

Hoagland, Edward

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Levin, Harry, 1912-1994

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Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Harry Levin and his wife, Elena Ivanovna Zarudnava Levin. From the description of Letters, 1973, n.d., to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871479 Harry Levin was an American literary critic, author, and a professor of comparative literature at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1920-1995. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84670178 ...

Langer, Elinor, 1939-...

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Elinor Langer is the author of the biography, Josephine Herbst: The Story She Could Never Tell . From the guide to the Elinor Langer collection of Josephine Herbst, 1964-1994, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Elinor Langer is the author of a biography of Josephine Herbst. From the description of Elinor Langer collection of Josephine Herbst, circa 1863-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702158078 ...

Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto), 1902-1950

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Matthiessen was an American literary scholar, teacher, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1929-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468863 From the guide to the Papers, 1929-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) F.O. Matthiessen was an American literary critic and a Harvard professor of history and literature. From the description of Correspondence with Hugh T. Cunningham, 1946-1950. (Harvard Univer...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969

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Josephine Herbst (1892-1969) was an American writer and journalist. She was considered to be a radical writer, with communist leanings. Herbst's published works include Nothing is Sacred (1928); Money for Love (1929); the Trexler trilogy: Pity is Not Enough (1933), The Executioner Waits (1934), and Rope of Gold (1939); Satan's Sergeants (1941), Somewhere the Tempest Fell (1947), and New Green World (1954). Herbst was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on March 5, 1897 and died of cancer in New York City ...

Malamud, Bernard

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Biographical Note 1914, Apr. 26 Born, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1936 B.A., City College of New York, New York, N.Y. 1936 1940 Worked in a factory, at various stores, and as a clerk in the Census Bureau, Was...

Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980

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Jones was a Professor of English at Harvard, having joined the department in 1936; he retired in 1962 as Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities. He was known as the "historian of American culture." From the description of Correspondence with Robert E. L. Strider, 1949-1980 (inclusive), 1962-1979 (bulk) (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064254 Writer and educator at Harvard University. From the description of Howard Mumford Jones Papers, 1915...

Capote, Truman, 1924-1984

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American author. From the guide to the Truman Capote ephemera Collection, 1949-1988., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Truman Capote (1924- ), American author. From the description of Truman Capote papers, 1939-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476609 Truman Capote is an American writer. From the description of Truman Capote fonds. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848368...

Elliott, George P., 1918-1980

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American novelist and college professor; d. 1980. From the description of Papers, 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419442 American author. From the description of Papers. 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12905669 ...

Yglesias, Jose

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Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979

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Poet Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and had an often difficult childhood in Canada and New England. She wrote poetry in her youth, and developed as a writer at Vassar, where her friends included Mary McCarthy and Marianne Moore. In 1946 she published a book of poetry titled North and South, and travelled to Brazil, where she remained for fifteen years. Her 1956 book of poetry, A Cold Spring, won the Pulitzer Prize; her verse was noted for precision and balance. She also p...

Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965

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Randall Jarrell was an American literary critic, poet, children's literature writer, and translator. From the description of Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969 bulk (1927-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517261 From the guide to the Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969, 1927-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Randall Jarrell was an American po...

Gold, Herbert, 1924-

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American novelist & essayist. From the description of Herbert Gold papers, 1951-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399985 American novelist, essayist, and editor. From the description of Papers of Herbert Gold, ca. 1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567158 American author. From the description of Letters, 1969-1979, to Robie Macauley [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Rosenfeld, Isaac, 1918-1956

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Isaac Louis Rosenfeld, (b. March 10, 1918, d. July 15, 1956), was a Chicago-born writer, critic, and university professor. Rosenfeld's only published novel, Passage from Home, echoes his upbringing in a lower-middle class Jewish household on the West Side of Chicago. Following his mother's death during the 1918 flu epidemic, Rosenfeld was largely raised by his stepmother and aunts, Dora and Rae. A sickly but precocious child, Rosenfeld demonstrated a keen intellect and verbal talent...

Updike, John

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American novelist. From the description of Rich in Russia : corrected typescript signed, ca. 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552988 John Updike, born 18 March 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania, was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist; he died 27 January 2009. From the description of John Updike letters and manuscript short story, "Killing," 1976-1981. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 6714887...

Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005

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American author, scholar, publisher, editor, and teacher; native of New York. From the description of Papers, 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547453 Stanley Burnshaw, born in New York City on June 20, 1906, is a poet, critic, novelist, playwright, publisher, editor, translator, and scholar recognized primarily for his poetry and literary criticism. Burnshaw is pro...

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

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Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122354098 Jack Kerouac was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1943-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313929 From the guide to the Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1942]-...

Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978

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Harold Rosenberg (1906-1978) was a writer and educator from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg, 1970 Dec. 17-1973 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596710 Writer, educator; New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Harold Rosenberg, 1970 Dec. 17-1973 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 226956443 Harold Rosenberg (1906-1978) was a writer and art critic of New York, N.Y....

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975

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Author, educator, and political philosopher. Born Johanna Cohn Arendt in 1906; married Heinrich Blücher (after moving to the U.S. the couple primarily used the spelling Bluecher) in 1940 and used her married name Hannah Arendt Blücher for domestic identification. From the description of Hannah Arendt papers, 1898-1977 (bulk 1948-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981094 Biographical Note ...

Howe, Irving.

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Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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American fiction writer. From the description of Papers of William Faulkner [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809728 From the description of Jacket, [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811922 From the description of Uncorrected galley proof of The Faulkner reader [manuscript], 1954 April 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809700 From the description of Photograph, 1962 Mar. 2...

Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...