Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk).


Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk).

Compositions, letters, and other papers of the American writer Robert Lowell.

33 boxes (8.5 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6383800

Houghton Library

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Epithet: brother of Thomas, 8th Duke of Norfolk British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000143 Epithet: Canon of Bangor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000144 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000145 ...

Feldman, Burton (person)

Burton Edward Feldman (1926-2003) served as faculty member of University of Denver Dept. of English from 1965-1998. During his time at the University, Feldman acted as Director of Undergraduate Honors in English (1968 - 1974), Editor of the Denver Quarterly (1970 - 1975), and Director of Graduate Studies in English (1980 - 1984). Feldman also published poetry and scholarly works, including The Rise of Modern Mythology: 1680 - 1860 and 'The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prest...

Santayana, George, 1863-1952 (person)

Poet, philosopher, and educator. From the description of George Santayana correspondence and poem, 1937-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981741 Santayana (A.B. 1886) taught philosophy at Harvard 1886-1912. From the description of The realm of matter : manuscript, [ca. 1930] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612860176 From the description of The judgment of Paris : or how the first-ten man chooses a club : manuscript, 1892 Oct. 28. (Harvard ...

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009 (person)

Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968 (person)

Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

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Winters, Anne (person)

Ungaretti, Giuseppe, 1888- (person)

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O'Connor, Flannery, 1925-1964 (person)

Mary Flannery O'Connor (b. March 25, 1925, Savannah, Georgia-d. August 3, 1964, Milledgeville, Georgia), Southern American novelist and short story writer, the daughter of Edward Francis and Regina Cline O'Connor in Savannah, Georgia, on March 25, 1925. She attended parochial schools in Savannah before moving to Milledgeville after the death of her father in 1941. After finishing high school in Milledgeville, she attended the Georgia State College for Women, now Georgia College and State Univers...

Fosoolo, Ugo, 1778-1827 (person)

Rodman, Selden, 1909-2002 (person)

Selden Rodman was born February 19, 1909, in New York City. He graduated from Yale College in 1931. In the 1930s, he helped found the journal Common Sense (1932-1946) with Alfred Bingham. During World War II, he served in the foreign nationalities section of the Office of Strategic Services. In 1944, the Haitian government produced his play, The Revolutionists, which lead to a later career as co-director for the Haitian Centre d'Art (1949-1951), promoting Haitian folk art internationally and ini...

John Thompson (person)

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Kennedy, John F. Jr., 1960-1999 (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., (1960-1999), lawyer and magazine editor, was the son of John and Jacqueline Kennedy. He served the Assistant District Attorney for New York City from 1989 to 1993, and founded George magazine in 1995. He died in a an airplane crash with his wife and sister-in-law in July 1999. From the description of Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1960-1999 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575425 President of the Uni...

Clark, Blair (person)

Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998 (person)

Assia Wevill was born Assia Gutman on May 15, 1927, in Berlin, Germany. Her mother, Lisa, was a German Protestant, and her father, Lonya, was a Russian Jew. In the late 1930s, the family fled to Tel Aviv to escape the Nazis. Wevill first married John Steel in London in 1946, and from there emigrated to Canada, sending visas to her family in Israel. In Vancouver, she met her second husband, Richard Lipsey, whom she divorced in 1960 to marry her third husband, David Wevill. The Wevills met Ted Hug...

Berryman, John, 1914-1972 (person)

John Berryman (1914-1972) was an American poet and teacher. From the description of John Berryman collection, 1938-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486626 American modernist poet. From the description of Acceptance speech for the National Book Award in poetry, 1969 March 12 / John Berryman. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347371 From the description of Mesa encantada : typescript, 1935 April. (Universit...

Emily Dickinson (person)

McCormick, Belle. (person)

Dorothea Richards (person)

Major Mordecai Myers (person)

Dreis, Harry. (person)

Brewster, William (person)

Jacques Maritain (person)

Brown, Francis, 1903-1995 (person)

Parker, Lesley (person)

Arnaut Daniel, active 1189 (person)

Brinkel, Bernardus Gerhardus Franciscus, 1927- (person)

Broadwater, Bowden. (person)

Ritchie, M B (person)

Chase, Richard Volney, 1914-1962 (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of English at Columbia University (Columbia Ph.D. 1946). From the guide to the Richard Volney Chase Papers, ca.1930-1984., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Professor of English at Columbia University (Columbia Ph.D. 1946). From the description of Richard Volney Chase papers, ca.1930-1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376165 ...

Mary Winslow. (person)

John Berryman. (person)

Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973 (person)

William Snodgrass (person)

Houghton, Walter E. (Walter Edwards), 1904-1983 (person)

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 (person)

W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Clark, Holly P (person)

Walcott, Derek (person)

Wallace, Steven (person)

Spender, Natasha (person)

Dorothy Shakespear Pound. (person)

Heather McHugh (person)

Nerval, Gérard de, 1808-1855 (person)

Osip Mandel'shtam (person)

Lowell, Robert, 1816-1891 (person)

Protestant Episcopal clergyman and poet. From the description of Letters to the Rev. Julius Hammond Ward [manuscript], 1864-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812010 ...

Mary Devereaux Winslow (person)

Blaise, Pascal (person)

Anne Dick (person)

Francois Villon (person)

Thomas Stearns Eliot (person)

Trilling, Lionel, 1905- (person)

Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna, 1889-1966 (person)

Anna Andreevna Akhmatova (1889-1966) was a Russian poet From the guide to the Anna Akhmatova papers, 1963, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Anna Andreevna Akhmatova, Russian poet of the Acmeist movement. Poema bez geroia, begun during the Second World War in Tashkent and written over several decades, is set at a masked ball in Saint Petersburg on the eve of the First World War and describes Russian society and Akhmatova's personal tumult during this period. From...

Adams, Leonie, 1899- (person)

Magny, Claude Edmonde (person)

Cotting, Sarah (Winslow), recipient. (person)

Fletcher, Valerie J. (person)

Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 (person)

Paul Engle was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 12, 1908. Engle attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated cum laude in 1931, emphasizing English literature, American history and languages. In 1932, Paul Engle received his M.A. from the University of Iowa. In the fall of 1933, Paul Engle received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He sailed for England, enrolled in Merton College at Oxford University, and began studies under the poet Edmund Blunden. He was awarded a second M...

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Zabel, Morton Dauwen, 1901-1964 (person)

Morton Dauwen Zabel (1901-1964), author, critic, editor and scholar of nineteenth-century English and European literature. Received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1933. Zabel served as associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse from 1928-1936 and full editor 1936-1937. His professional association with the University of Chicago began in 1947 when he was appointed to the English Department and actively continued until his death in 1964. From the description of Morton D...

John Milton (person)

Leeuwen, W.F. van (person)

Frederic Seidel. (person)

Newberry, S D (person)

Alexander Pope (person)

Samuel Solomon (person)

Samuel Daniel (person)

Lax, Robert, 1915- (person)

Tillinghast, Richard. (person)

George, Herbert (person)

Buckman, Gertrude (person)

Gertrude Buckman, writer and first wife of author Delmore Schwartz. From the description of Gertrude Buckman correspondence, circa 1944-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159666 From the guide to the Gertrude Buckman correspondence, circa 1944-1997, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 (person)

American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...

Pagnini, Marcello. (person)

Holub, Miroslav, 1923-1998 (person)

Von Hollanghast, Henk. (person)

Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978 (person)

Jack Wheelock was a close friend to Van Wyck Brooks at Harvard, and remained close to both Brookses afterwards. From the description of Correspondence to Eleanor Stimson Brooks, 1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191847885 John Hall Wheelock was an accomplished poet and influential editor at Scribner's for many years. Born on Long Island, he learned a love of poetry from his mother, which continued during his studies at Harvard and the University...

Logue, Christopher, 1926-2011 (person)

Epithet: poet and playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x0001e6 Christopher Logue is a British poet, best known for his poster- poems (poems printed on large posters), jazzetry (poems set to jazz), and free renditions of Homer's poems. From the description of Christopher Logue papers, 1939-1993 (bulk 1950-1993). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32448871 ...

Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-1998 (person)

Teacher, writer, critic, and translator at Duke University in Durham, N.C. From the description of Wallace Fowlie papers, 1939-1996 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38237517 1908, Nov. 8 Wallace Fowlie born in Brookline, Massachussetts 1936 Received Doctorate from Harvard University ...

Spencer, Theodore, 1902-1949 (person)

Spencer earned his Harvard PhD in 1928. From the description of Death in Elizabethan drama : a study in convention and opinion. 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075635 Spencer was a professor of English at Harvard University. From the description of Papers concerning Nosce teipsum, 1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612760083 Theodore Spencer was an American poet, essayist, playwright, and short story writer. Fro...

Staples, Hugh B. (person)

Frederick, K C (person)

Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970 (person)

Nationally recognized American artist Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was known for illustrating envelopes. Peirce was a Harvard alumnus, having earned his Harvard AB 1908; the addressee, William Bingham (1889-1971) earned his Harvard AB 1916 and served as director of athletics at Harvard from 1926 to 1951. These envelopes were sent during a period when the Harvard football team was at a low point and being criticized by the press. From the description of Illustrated envelopes addressed to ...

McCormick, John. (person)

Epithet: formerly Tax Supervisor at Cork British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x000101 ...

Abel, Lionel (person)

Macauley, Robie. (person)

Robie Mayhew Macauley (1919-1995) was educated at Kenyon College, Iowa State University and the University of London. During and after World War II he served as an agent for the Counter-intelligence Corps in Europe and Japan. Some of the material for his short stories was based on his experience in intelligence work. Macauley taught at Bard College and the University of Iowa before coming to the Woman's College (UNCG) in 1950. In August 1953 he resigned from his teaching position, moving on to e...

Kahn, Sholom Jacob, 1918- (person)

Dick, Anne (person)

Martinelli, Sheri (person)

Keelan, Mary. (person)

Keyssar, Alexander (person)

Meredith, William, 1919-2007 (person)

Epithet: Organist of New College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0002bd William Meredith was an American poet, literary critic, librettist, and translator. From the description of William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430869 From the guide to the William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973, (The New York Pub...

Stark, John M (person)

Greenslet, Ferris, 1875- (person)

The Catholic University of America (corporateBody)

Berlin, Sir Isaiah, 1909- (person)

Kermode, Frank (person)

Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889-1973 (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x000343 American poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic . From the description of Letter, 1969 January 26 (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 148050827 Conrad Aiken was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. From the description of Conrad Aiken collection of papers, 1913-1963. (...

Trail, Robert (person)

Louis MacNeice (person)

Hale, Whitney. (person)

Hastings, John (person)

Epithet: of Albemarle County, Province of Carolina British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000218.0x0002f8 Corliss, John S., d. 1863 Rank : Pvt. Regiment : 7th New Hampshire Infantry. Co. C (1861-1865) Service : 1861 November 6-1863 July 18 John S. Corliss was 42 years old, with a daughter already grown and married, when he enlisted in the 7th New Hampshire I...

Berryman, John (person)

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Burke, Kenneth (person)

Kenneth Burke was an American literary critic and philosopher of language. From the description of Kenneth Burke letters to Stanley Weintraub, 1971-1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 768251269 From the description of Towards looking back [manuscript], 1976. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 768131282 From the description of An Eye-poem for the ear [manuscript] / Kenneth Burke. (Pennsylvania State Univers...

Dennis, Alfred P. (person)

Robert Lowell (person)

Kenyon college (corporateBody)

Daugherity, Walter C (person)

Stafford, Jean (person)

Elizabeth Hardwick. (person)

Evans, Dick, 1947- (person)

Hutton, William (person)

Epithet: of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000152 Epithet: of Add MS 21427 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000151 Epithet: Captain; of the Imperial Fleet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (person)

Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Robert Herrick (person)

Thomas Carew (person)

Berger, Lisa (person)

Harold Moore (person)

Blunden, Edmund, 1896- (person)

Juergensen, Hans, 1919-.... (person)

Hans Juergensen was born December 17, 1919, in Myslowitz, Germany (now Poland). After serving with the U.S. Army in several European campaigns, he married Ilsa Dina Loebenberg is 1945. He received a B.A. from Upsala College in 1942 and a Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins in 1951. After teaching at the University of Kansas and at Quinnipiac College in Connecticut, Dr. Juergensen joined the faculty of the University of South Florida for the remainder of his academic career. He is the author of numer...

Mallarmé's Brise Marine (person)

Stanley, Marcus (person)

West, Ray Benedict, 1908-1990. (person)

Ray Benedict West was an author, editor, and professor. He edited a literary magazine (successively named The Intermountain review, Rocky Mountain review, and The Western review). West's publishing and teaching enabled him to meet many well-known writers during his career. He wrote several books and articles including Rocky Mountain stories (1941), Essays in modern literary criticism (1952), The art of writing fiction (1968), and The Kingdom of the saints (1957). From the description...

Mc Carthy, Eugene Joseph, 1916- (person)

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974 (person)

American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-2003 (person)

British historian. From the description of Hitler's place in history : sound recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639648 ...

State street trust company, Boston. (corporateBody)

Lowell, Harriet Winslow, 1957- (person)

Peter Brooks (person)

Brown, Henry, 1906-1981 (person)

Dana was among the Western Massachusetts towns abolished in 1938 to allow the Swift River Valley to be flooded, thereby creating the Quabbin Reservoir to provide Boston with water. From the guide to the Brown and Brothers Account Book MS 92., 1862-1873, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries) Epithet: schoolmaster, of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Evelin White (person)

James, William, 1882-1961 (person)

William James, Jr. (1882-1961), son of famous psychologist William James, was an American painter who worked as a painting critic for the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and as its director from 1930-1937. While at the Museum School, James met Mrs. Kathryn A. Hodgman of Kalamazoo, Michigan through Edward W. Forbes. James and Hodgman studied together at his summer home in Chocorua, New Hampshire during the summer of 1934. From the guide to the Papers, 1930-1937, (Harvard Art...

Lynch, Larry (person)

William Johnston (person)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (person)

Gray, Glenn (person)

Allen, Henry Freeman. (person)

Stafford, Jean, 1915-1979 (person)

Jean Stafford was an American author, best known for her realistic and sublimely crafted short stories. Much of her fiction invoked classical literary themes, but viewed them through the perspective of an alienated, 20th century woman. Many of her stories reflected her own tumultuous, often melodramatic personal life. From the description of Jean Stafford correspondence with Henry W. Johnstone, 1969. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55081876 Jea...

William Wordsworth (person)

Elizabeth Bishop (person)

Frank Parker (person)

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 (person)

American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

American Academy of Arts and Letters (corporateBody)

Organized 1904, incorporated 1914; New York, N.Y. The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established "to afford recognition to distinguished achievement in literature and the fine arts ..." [The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters merged on Dec. 30, 1976]. From the description of American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565401 The National Institute of Arts and Letters was...

Wakoski, Diane. (person)

Poet. From the description of Letters, 1984-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47287823 American poet. From the description of Papers, 1959-[ongoing] (bulk 1959-1978) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318855 Diane Wakoski (b. 1937), American poet and teacher. From the description of Diane Wakoski poems, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199357 From the description of Diane Wakoski letters to John ...

John Webster (person)

Wilbur, Richard, 1921-.... (person)

American poet and translator of Racine and Molière. From the description of Correspondence and manuscripts, 1949-1986. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122692657 Wilbur is an American poet, translator, teacher and scholar; he was the second Poet Laureate of the United States and twice recipient of the Pulitizer Prize for poetry. From the description of Papers, 1945-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Swift, Robert W (person)

Jean Stafford (person)

Lehmann, John, 1907-1987 (person)

Epithet: writer and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001d8 John Lehmann was an English author, poet, journalist, editor, and publisher. He was founder and editor (1936-1950) of NEW WRITING, manager (1938-1946) of Hogarth Press, founder and director (1946-1952) of John Lehmann, Ltd. (publishers), founding editor (1953-1961) of LONDON MAGAZINE, and visiting professor at various universities. He al...

C. P. Patterson. (person)

Larkin, Philip, 1922- (person)

Robert Lovell (person)

Anzilotti, Rolando (person)

Robert Bridges (person)

Miller, Perry, 1905-1963 (person)

Miller taught American history and literature at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Perry G.E. Miller, 1942-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063252 ...

Meade, Alice. (person)

Lombardo, Agostino 1927- (person)

Philip Piker (person)

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 (person)

Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911- (person)

Leopardi, Giacomo, 1798-1837 (person)

Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), poet and essayist, was born on 29 June 1798 in Recanati, Italy, and educated by private tutors. He read widely in his youth, and learnt several languages. Leopardi wrote poetry, tragedies and philosophical writing, and translated classical literature. The strain caused by these efforts led him to suffer from poor health throughout his life. In 1822 he went to Rome, where his works were well received, although he disliked the city itself. In his later years he settle...

Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943 (person)

Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) were Italian immigrants who were tried and executed for robbery and murder of payroll guards Frederick Albert Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. The case of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Sacco and Vanzetti quickly became one of America's most complicated and notorious political trials. They were found guilty on July 14, 1921, but the legal struggle to save them extended until 1927. By April 9, 1927, all appeals in the Massachu...

John Donne (person)

San Giorgio (person)

Mr. Burnet. (person)

Popkin, Henry (person)

Rudge, Olga, 1895-1996 (person)

Olga Rudge (1895-1996), musician and companion of Ezra Pound. Born in Ohio, educated in Europe, Rudge began her career as a concert violinist before World War I. She met Pound in Paris in 1923, and with George Antheil played in the debut performances of several of Pound's compositions. Their daughter was born in 1925. During the 1930s she became associated with the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and she and Pound promoted the music of Antonio Vivaldi in a series of performances and publications. I...

Quincy house (corporateBody)

Wilbur, Robert H. (Robert Hunter) (person)

Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963 (person)

Educator, poet. From the description of Correspondence, with University of Michigan officials, 1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370061 Theodore Roethke won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1954 for his volume of verse "The Waking." He was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1908 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1929. He taught at Lafayette University, Penn State, Bennington College and finally at the University of Washington. His books include "...

Santee, Frederick (person)

Winslow, Charles (person)

Caetani, Marguerite (person)

William Meredith (person)

Goldfarb, Sidney, 1942- (person)

Munn, James Buell. (person)

James Buell Munn (September 24, 1890 - February 13, 1967) came to Washington Square College in February, 1920, as an English instructor. When he resigned in February, 1932, to accept a position in the Harvard University English Department, he was Dean of the College. During this period Munn served as director of the Washington Square College Section of the Extramural Division (1922-23) and director of the Evening Division (1923-24). He became Assistant Dean of the College in 1925 and Dean in 192...

San Giorgio's gauntlet. (person)

Schwartz, Delmore, 1913-1966 (person)

Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966), writer, editor, and teacher. In 1937, shortly after graduating from New York University, Schwartz published an acclaimed short story, "In Dreams Begin Responsibilities" in the first issue of Partisan Review. In addition to his writing, he served as poetry editor of the Partisan Review and later the New Republic. Schwartz wrote poetry, short stories and essays, criticism, and plays throughout his life but he never established himself as the writer that early praise s...

Winters, Yvor, 1900-1968 (person)

Merlin was a Hollywood writer, story editor, producer, director, and literary critic. From the description of Letters to Milton S. Merlin, 1930-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872436 Poet and professor of English, Winters joined the faculty of Stanford in 1928; he became a full professor in 1949. From the description of Yvor Winters papers, 1943-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702129506 American writer and literary critic. From t...

Randall Jarrell. (person)

Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985 (person)

Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985) was an American poet, educator, and critic who was best known for his translations of Greek classics. From the description of Homer's "Odyssey" in translation : manuscripts, 1953-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82743704 From the guide to the Robert Fitzgerald papers for Homer's "Odyssey" in translation, 1953-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American poet. From the descrip...

Stephen Spender (person)

Naipaul, Vidiadhar Swiajprasad, 1932- (person)

Fitts, Dudley, 1903-1968 (person)

Dudley Fitts (1903-1968), poet, translator, literary critic, and educator. From the description of Dudley Fitts papers, 1928-1968 (bulk 1941-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702139069 Dudley Fitts was a poet, translator, literary critic, and educator. Fitts was perhaps best known for his translations of classical texts. He translated several works by Aristophanes, including Lysistrata (1954), The Frogs (1955), The Birds (1957), and Ladies' Day (1959) and, i...

Gregory, Horace (person)

American poet. From the description of Letters, 1936-1971 and undated. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13640555 Horace Gregory (1898-1982) was an American poet and critic. From the guide to the Horace Gregory Collection, 1933-1943, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...

Holmes, John, 1904-1962 (person)

American poet, who taught for many years at Tufts University. From the description of Between thousands and thousands / John Holmes. [1961] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 232639456 John Albert Holmes Jr. received his Bachelor's degree from Tufts College in 1929. Throughout the following year attended graduate courses at Harvard while serving as an assistant in English at Tufts. Holmes began his teaching career at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he serv...

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Ostroff, Anthony, 1923- (person)

Anthony Ostroff was an American scholar, educator, critic, and poet. He served in World War II, was educated at several premier universities, and taught poetry and rhetoric, notably at Berkeley. He published poems, fiction, and essays in a variety of journals, as well as several monographs. He was an active member of the ACLU, and worked with several anti-war organizations. From the description of Anthony Ostroff letter to Louis Untermeyer, and poems, 1968 July 29. (Pennsylvania Stat...

La Fontaine, Jean ˜deœ 1621-1695 (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000242 ...

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Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945 (person)

French poet and philosopher. From the description of Paul Valéry petition, circa 1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981247 Paul Valéry, French poet, essayist and critic. From the description of Paul Valéry collection, 1896-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78236502 From the description of Paul Valéry collection, 1896-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702153343 Valéry was a French poet. From the guide to the Papers conce...

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Montale, Eugénio, 1896-1981 (person)

Herschberger, Ruth, 1917- (person)

Born in Philipse Manor, NY, 1917; grew up in Chicago; attended University of Chicago, 1935-38; Black Mountain College, North Carolina, 1938-39; studied theatre and poetry at U. Michigan, 1941; and playwrighting at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School for Social Research, New York City, 1942-43. Wrote and produced plays for stage and radio; published book of feminist essays, Adam's Rib, under pseudonym Josephine Lang Staff, in England, 1948; published 2 books of poetry and contributed to antho...

Fraser, G.S. (George Sutherland), 1915-1980 (person)

Epithet: writer and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000166 George Sutherland Fraser (8 November 1915 - 3 January 1980) was a Scottish poet, literary critic and academic. He was born in Glasgow and attended University of St. Andrews. During World War II he served in the British Army in Cairo and Eritrea. He was published as a poet in Salamander, a Cairo literary magazine. After the war he became ...

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Marcia Nardi, American poet, was born Lilian Massell in Boston and attended Girls' Latin School and Wellesley College, which she left in 1921 to live in Greenwich Village and to write. During this period Nardi contributed poetry and book reviews to publications such as the Nation, New Republic, Quarterly Review of Literature, the New York Times, and the New York Herald Tribune . In 1926 her son Paul was born, and Nardi was forced to take a variety of jobs to support him and herself. In 1942 she ...

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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...

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Biographical Note Little is known about Mrs. Cameron (Harriet) Winslow and her relationship with Nadia Boulanger. From 1956-1964, Winslow, then a resident of Washington, DC, received a variety of programs, clippings, and photographs from Boulanger, most signed and dated with simple messages, such as, "Pour Harriet de tout coeur." These items suggest that the two may have been friends, although reference sources on Boulanger bear no mention of...

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