Joel Oppenheimer Papers 1925-1988.


Joel Oppenheimer Papers 1925-1988.

Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988. The collection contains only a small amount of Oppenheimer's writing and correspondence prior to his time at Black Mountain College. The Black Mountain period itself is also represented somewhat poorly, although there are a few items of ephemera. The content of the collection becomes more comprehensive in the late 1950s and into the 1960s, with a substantial number of poetry manuscripts and a wider range of correspondence. While most of Oppenheimer's published poems are represented in the collection, it is often difficult to discern between first drafts and later copies. Village Voice

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Peter Viereck (1916-2006) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. From the guide to the Peter Viereck Manuscripts, 1963-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Peter Viereck is an accomplished American poet, historian, and scholar. His verse features a unique gift for rhyme, lyricism, and an almost metaphysical infatuation with ideas. His combination of traditional forms with intelle...

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Weinberger, Tony (person)

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Derricotte, Toi, 1941-.... (person)

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Duplessis, Rachel Blau (person)

DuPlessis is a contemporary poet and feminist scholar, whose primary research interest have been modern and postmodern American writing. She has been an Oppen family friend for more than twenty years. From the description of George Oppen letters, 1930-1982. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 28684021 Biography An Oppen family friend for more than twenty years, Rachel Blau DuPlessis is Professor of ...

Nat Oppenheimer (person)

Louis Zukofsky (person)

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Blackburn, Paul (person)

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, ...

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Donzella, Niccolo (person)

New England College (corporateBody)

Rixon, Bob (person)

Denise Levertov (person)

Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980 (person)

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 ...

Fox, Siv Cedering (person)

Helen Bukberg (person)

Davies, Jordan (person)

Fielding Dawson (person)

Oppen, George (person)

James Weil is a poet, former editor of Elizabeth magazine, and publisher of Elizabeth Press, which promoted work by second and third generation objectivist poets such as William Bronk, Cid Corman, John Taggart and Ted Enslin. George Oppen is one of the original objectivist poets and recipient of the Pulitizer prize for his work Of being numerous. Oppen's work often appeared in Elizabeth, and he was a mentor and friend to Taggart, Enslin and other poets published by Weil. From the des...

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Barnhouse, Dorothy (person)

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Peire Vidal, active 1200 (person)

Cuomo, Mario Matthew (person)

Pachas, Emilio (person)

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Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 (person)

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...

Ferrini, Vincent (person)

Vincent Ferrini was born 24 June 1913 in Saugus, Massachusetts, the son of Italian immigrants. He received his formal education in local schools and continued his learning through a self-initiated program of study. Ferrini's first book of poems, No Smoke (1941), was written while he was employed by General Electric at the Lynn (MA) plant. Much of his poetry focuses on social issues relating to his factory experiences with GE and other large companies. In the early 1950s he edited a ...

Cornell University (corporateBody)

Gilmore, Lyman, 1874-1951 (person)

Codrescu, Andrei, 1946-.... (person)

Charles Olson (person)

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Tosh, Ellen (person)

NY Mets (corporateBody)

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Mary Oppen (person)

Gottlieb, Richard (person)

Rochester institute of technology (corporateBody)

It is unclear when the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) first admitted minority students. However, it appears as though the first African American students entered the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (renamed RIT in 1944) during the early 1900s. For instance, in 1906 Fredericka Sprague, the granddaughter of Frederick Douglass, took classes at the Institute. There are several other instances of African American students attending the school during the early 20th century as well...

Haberman, Daniel (person)

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Brody, Saul (person)

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Wrenn, Chip (person)

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Press, Marcia (person)

Hilda Doolittle (person)

Allen DeLoach (person)

Oppenheimer, Bertram (person)

Smith, Craig (Craig Richard) (person)

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Oppenheimer, Helen, 1926- (person)

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Trainer, Barbara (person)

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Grossinger, Richard, 1944-.... (person)

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New York State Council on the Arts (corporateBody)

The position of executive director has been held by the following individuals: Laurence Roberts (1960-1961); John H. MacFadyen (1961-1964); John B. Hightower (1964-1970); Eric Larrabee (1971-1975); Kent Barwick (1975-1976); Robert A. Mayer (1976-1979); Theodore Striggles (1979-1980); Mary Hays (1980-1995); Al Berr (April, 1995-August, 1996); and Nicolette B. Clark (1996-present). From the description of Executive Director's subject and correspondence files, 1960-2001. (New York State...

Oppenheimer, Joel (person)

Poet and journalist, of New York, N.Y., and later Henniker, N.H.; b. Joel Lester Oppenheimer, 1930; d. 1988. From the description of Papers, ca. 1953-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123194 From the description of Joel Oppenheimer papers, 1925-1988. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28419831 Joel Oppenheimer was born in Yonkers, New York, in 1930 to Jewish parents. He failed out of Cornell University after one year (in 1948) and spe...

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Kronenberg, Claudia (person)

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Balmer, Steve (person)

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Smith, Colin Shaw (person)

Giordano, Julia (person)

Oppenheimer, Martin. (person)

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Montgomery, George R. (person)

Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur C714 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001347.0x00039a Epithet: of Magbie Hill Title: 2nd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000163 ...

Henderson, Gil (person)