Outburst Archive 1959-1964


Outburst Archive, 1959-1964

Outburst Archive 1959-1964

The Outburst Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts received by Tom Raworth while he was publishing Outburst, a poetry magazine produced under the Matrix Press imprint. Noted correspondents include Carol Bergé, Paul Blackburn, William Burroughs, Robert Creeley, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Anselm Hollo, LeRoi Jones, Denise Levertov, Michael McClure, Henry Miller, Alain Robbe-Grillet, and Gary Snyder.

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Ginsberg, Allen

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Biography / Administrative History Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the guide to t...

Blackburn, Paul

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Prolific American poet and translator Paul Blackburn (1926-1971) is known for his verse focusing on life in New York City; for his association with the Black Mountain literary circle that included American poets such as Robert Creeley (1926-2005), Charles Olson (1910-1970), and Denise Levertov (1923-1997); and for his work as a translator of Provençal, Spanish, and Portuguese writers. Blackburn was born on November 24, 1926, in Saint Albans, ...

Robbe-Grillet, Alain

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Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Biography Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American poet, editor, and publisher, was born in March of 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y., the son of Charles S. and Clemence Ferling. From 1920 to 1924, he lived in France with his aunt, and after their return to the U.S., was educated in New York, at the Riverside Country School (1927-28) and Bronxville Public School (1929-33). Ferlinghetti attended high school at Mount Hermon School in Greenfield, Mass. (1933-37), t...

McClure, Michael.

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Michael McClure was an American poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist, and part of the Beat Generation of poetry. He was one of five authors who read at the famous San Francisco Six Gallery reading, and became close with Jack Kerouac, being immortalized as Pat McLean in Big Sur. He is known as the Prince of the Frisco Scene. From the guide to the Michael McClure letter to Diane di Prima, September 1968, (Ohio University) San Francisco-based ...

Hollo, Anselm.

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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 ...

Burroughs, William James

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 4034 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x00027a Genealogist, local historian, and rice planter, from Brunswick, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1872-1938. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276876 Epithet: Advocate General in India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030....

Miller, Henry.

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Biography Henry Valentine Miller was born on December 26, 1891, in the Yorkville section of New York City to Heinrich Miller and Louise Marie Nieting, second generation Americans of German ancestry. He was raised in Brooklyn where the family moved after his first year. After graduating from high school in 1909, Miller entered City College of New York, but, unable to comform to the academic routine, left after only two months. Over the next te...

Snyder, Gary

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Biography Biographical Narrative Masa Uehara, daughter of Tokusei and Mitsu, was raised in Japan. She and Gary Snyder were introduced in 1966 at a dinner party hosted by Hisao Kanaseki, one of her university professors and a friend of Snyder's. At the time of their introduction Uehara had recently graduated from Kobe University and was planning to pursue graduate studies at Ochanomizu Women's Universit...

The Outburst Archive

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Bergé, Carol

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Jones, LeRoi

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Raworth, Tom

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Tom Raworth was born and grew up in London. During the 1970s he travelled and worked in the United States and Mexico, returning to England in 1977 to be Resident Poet at King's College, Cambridge, in which city he still lives. Since 1966 he has published more than forty books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries. His graphic work has been shown in France, Italy, and the USA, and he has collaborated and performed with musicians, painters, and other po...

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

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The interview took place at Wells College, New York. From the description of Audio interviews with poet Denise Levertov by Clive Scott Chisholm : sound recordings, 1973 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864806 Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Denise Levertov and her husband, Mitchell Goodman. From the description of Letters, 1965-1976, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871475 ...