Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry 1975-1981

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Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry, 1975-1981

Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry 1975-1981

Collection consists of audio recordings, originally recorded on reel-to-reel tape and audio cassette. Many of the recordings are of poets reading their work or the work of others at literary events held by the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery in New York City. Also includes recordings of poets reading their work and being interviewed on Susan Howe's radio shows on WBAI Radio in New York. Miscellaneous readings recorded in Connecticut and elsewhere are present. The collection includes audio publications Black Box No. 12 and BREATHINGSPACE/77. The recordings include readings by the following authors: Russell Banks, Regina Beck, Ted Berrigan, Elizabeth Bishop, Ed Friedman, John Godfrey, Ted Greenwald, Barbara Guest, John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, Dale Herd, Bob Holman, Fanny Howe, Carole Spearin McCauley, Douglas Messerli, Eileen Myles, Charles North, George Oppen, Maureen Owen, Ron Padgett, Charles Rezkinoff, Adrienne Rich, Ed Sanders, Ron Silliman, Jack Spicer, and Virgil Thomson.

Total Boxes: 3; Other Storage Formats: Audio Recordings; Linear Feet: 1.5

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Biography Fanny Howe is Professor of Writing and Literature at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of more than twenty books of fiction and poetry, most recently, One Crossed Out, 1997. From the guide to the Howe, Fanny. Papers, 1981-1995, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.) ...

Padgett, Ron, 1942-....

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Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, OK; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various NYC Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; cofounded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, NYC, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen : col...

Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00012b John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, the poet, was born in London in 1918 and educated at Worcester College for the Blind and The Queen's College, Oxford; he published his first poems in the wartime volume, Eight Oxford Poets . He was a Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University between 1952 and 1955, then taught in foreign universities for several...

Herd, Dale, 1940-

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Banks, Russell, 1940-....

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Sanders, Ed

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James Edward Sanders was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 17, 1939. In 1958, at the age of 17, he left the University of Missouri, hitchhiked to New York City, and enrolled at New York University . Between 1961 and 1963, Sanders participated in a number of nonviolent demonstrations against the proliferation of nuclear weapons. At a peace vigil in August 1961, Sanders was fined and later jailed for refusing to pay. While in jail, Sanders wrote his first book, Poem from Jail, ...

Beck, Regina

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Holman, Bob, 1948-

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Adam, Helen, 1909-1993

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American poet born in Scotland. From the description of Postcard to Diane di Prima, 1967 Nov. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347343 Helen Adam was born on Dec. 2, 1909 in Glasgow, Scotland and died in New York City on Sept. 19, 1993. She was a writer of Scottish ballads and later participated in the Beat poetry movement. From the description of Papers, 1956-1976. (Kent State University). WorldCat record id: 40718661 ...

Messerli, Douglas, 1947-....

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Godfrey, John, 1945-

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Greenwald, Ted, 1959-

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McCauley, Carole Spearin

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Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012

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Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...

Owen, Maureen, 1943-

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Maureen Owen, poet, publisher, and editor, was born in 1943 in Graceville, Minnesota. Owen began publishing and editing Telephone Books and Telephone magazine in 1969. During the 1970s, she worked as coordinator and director (1976-1980) of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery in New York City. From the description of Maureen Owen collection of Greenwich Village poetry, 1975-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702179195 American poet, editor and publisher, M...

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...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Howe, Susan, 1937-....

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American poet. From the description of Susan Howe manuscripts for Coracle Press publications, 2000-2002. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 706711159 Susan Howe (b. 1937), American poet and author. From the description of Susan Howe papers, 1894-2008 (bulk 1956-2008). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198469 Susan Howe was born in 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the author of several books of poems and two volum...

St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.)

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Material pertaining to the fire at St. Mark's Church which destroyed the interior of the edifice. From the description of St. Mark's fire, July 27, 1978 with restoration and fund raising documentation, 1978-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155529142 Episcopal church in New York City, E. 10th St. and 2nd Ave. From the description of Records, 1793-1937. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758295 Protestant Episcopal church in ...

Berrigan, Ted

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Born in 1934 in Providence, Rhode Island, poet Ted Berrigan attended the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. He was a second-generation member of the New York school of poets, and along with Ron Padgett, published a small literary magazine, C, during 1963 and 1964. He taught at Yale University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Michigan, and Essex University in England, and also served as poet-in-residence at the City College of New York. Among his published volumes of poetry are The Son...

Oppen, George

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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...

Myles, Eileen

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Spicer, Jack

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American poet who worked and resided in San Francisco for much of his adult life. From the description of You, Apollo ..., 1949. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32848532 Biographical Information John Lester Spicer was born on January 30, 1925, in Hollywood, California, where his parents managed a small hotel. He attended Hollywood and Fairfax High Schools from 1939 to 1943, then University of Re...

Reznikoff, Charles, 1894-1976

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Charles Reznikoff (1894-1976), was a writer, editor, and poet. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he studied both journalism and law. He is most well-known for By the Waters of Manhattan (1962), a selected edition of his poems. His poetry was influenced by Yiddish sources and his fiction and plays typically dealt with Jewish themes, especially the plight of urban Jews in the United States. His non-fiction writing included The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community (1950), which w...

Guest, Barbara

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American poet and dramatist. From the description of Port : a murder in one act : annotated typescript, c1964 / by Barbara Guest. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18433605 ...

Silliman, Ronald, 1946-....

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American poet. From the description of Disappearance of the word, appearance of the world : signed typescript, [1976?]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18849645 American poet, writer, and editor, born in Pasco, Washington, in 1946. Has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life, and is associated with the Language School of writers. Attended Merritt College, San Francisco State Univ., and the Univ. of California a...

North, Charles, 1941-

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Friedman, Ed, 1950-

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