American Review records 1967-1977


American Review records 1967-1977

Literary magazine [originally named the ] founded and edited by Theodore Solotaroff. Correspondence, working files for each issue, and administrative topical files. New American Review

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DISCH, TOM (person)

Howard, Richard, 1929-.... (person)

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 ...

Coffey, Marilyn (person)

McBride, Mekeel (person)

Lessing, Doris (person)

Sukenick, Ronald (person)

Friedenberg, Edgar (person)

Lazard, Naomi. (person)

Haag, John (person)

Howes, Barbara (person)

Barbara Howes was born on May 1, 1914, in New York City. After an education which included a degree from Bennington College, she began to edit the literary magazine, Chimera, in 1943. After her editorship ended in 1947, Howes began a long career as a poet and editor. Often anthologized, Barbara Howes continued to write poetry, while branching out into fiction during the subsequent decades. She was given an award in literature in 1971 from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. F...

Mailer, Norman (person)

Norman Mailer was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1923 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After graduation from Boys High School, he later graduated from Harvard University. Mailer served two years in Leyte, Luzon and Japan during World War II. In 1948, he produced his first novel, The Naked and the Dead, considered by many critics to be one of the most important novels to emerge from the second world war. Mailer's second novel, Barbary Shore, was described by its author as a "product of inten...

Schaar, John H. (person)

Woods, William Crawford (person)

Logan, Bill (person)

Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004. (person)

American author and intellectual. From the description of Authors take sides on Vietnam : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], 1968 Mar. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870148 Susan Sontag was an influential and controversial American writer, director, and political activist. She was born in New York city on January 16, 1933, raised in Tucson and Los Angeles. In 1949 she graduated from North Hollywood High School and began her undergraduate work at the University of C...

Schwartz, Lloyd (person)

Grass, Gr (person)

Swenson, May (person)

May Swenson (1913-1989) was born in Logan, Utah. Graduated from Utah State University in 1934. Notable author and poet. Became the editor for New Directions Press in 1959. Frequently classified as a nature poet, Swenson received much praise for her descriptions of natural phenomena and her sensory tone. Her chief themes were animal and human behavior, sexuality, death, and the nature of art and perception. From the description of May Swenson papers, 1932-1998. (Utah State University)...

Cassell, R. V (person)

Kaplan, Allan (person)

Berger, Thomas (person)

Kermode, Frank (person)

Handke, Peter (person)

Anderson, Jon, 1973-.... (person)

Lynd, Staughton (person)

Bagg, T. R (person)

Stokes, Terry (person)

Jacobs, Jane (person)

Powers, J. F. (James Farl), 1917-1999 (person)

James Farl Powers was a writer and novelist. One of his earliest stories, The Valiant Woman, received the O. Henry Award in 1947 while his first novel won 1963's National Book Award. Wheat that Springeth Green, Powers' fifth and final published work, was nominated for the National Book Award as well. Powers' religious upbringing and education provided him with subject matter that was the basis for several of his works: the interaction of clergy and the secular world. Born in central Illinois to ...

Shetzline, Mary (Beal) (person)

Peters, Patricia (person)

Abish, Walter (person)

Stafford, William, 1554-1612 (person)

Epithet: of the Bottoms, co. Derby, gentleman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0000ef ...

Goldman, Albert (person)

Chong, Lynn (person)

Aaron, Jonathan. (person)

Wolitzer, Hilma (person)

Talarico, Ross, 1945- (person)

Heyen, William (person)

Richie, Mary Evans (person)

McMahon, M (person)

General (person)

Rossman, Michael (person)

Decker, Mike (person)

Neugeboren, Jay (person)

Libbey, Elizabeth (person)

Kramer, Hilton (person)

Hoffman, Jill (person)

Brand, Millen (person)

Lee, Al. (person)

Graber, John (person)

Solotaroff, Ted, 1928-2008 (person)

Ted Solotaroff was an American editor, literary critic, and writer. He founded the influential literary magazine New American Review (later American Review ) and was an editor at Commentary, Book Week, and a senior editor at Harper & Row (later HarperCollins). His work has been published in Commentary, Partisan Review, The New York Times, T he New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The New Republic, and The Nation . Solotaroff was born in 1928 in Elizabeth, New Jersey,...

Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 (person)

Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Theodore Roszak and his wife, Betty Roszak. From the description of Letters, 1961-1977, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155875397 ...

Vanspauwen, Frans (person)

Dubie, Norman, 1945- (person)

Zweig, Paul (person)

West, Paul (person)

Stiles, George (person)

Farago, Alan (person)

Callenbach, Ernest (person)

McLaughlin, William (person)

Epithet: Reverend; Chairman, Irish Royal Canal Co.'s creditors British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00024f ...

Higgins, Anne (person)

Ellison, Ralph (person)

Biographical Note Ralph Ellison 1914, Mar.1 Born, Oklahoma City, Okla. 1933 1936 Attended Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala. 1938 ...

Busch, Frederick (person)

McHugh, Heather, 1948-.... (person)

Monroe, Donald (person)

Rinaldi, Nicholas (person)

Macdonald, Cynthia (person)

Baumbach, Jonathan (person)

American author, teacher, and critic; b. 1933. From the description of Jonathan Baumbach collection, 1956-1984. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967631 ...

Coover, Tobert (person)

Lindh, Stewart (person)

Bonetti, Edward (person)

Schaar, John H. (person)

Nye, Robert (person)

Epithet: writer and literary critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0000bc ...

Jarman, Mark, 1952- (person)

O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917-2008 (person)

Economist. From the description of Oral history interview with Conor Cruise O'Brien, 2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761273570 ...

Richler, Mordecai (person)

Salamun, Tomaz (person)

Gilman, Richard (person)

Levertor, Denise (person)

Lally, Michael (person)

Spires, Elizabeth. (person)

Fuentes, Carlos (person)

Marcus, Leonard (person)

Henderson, David G., 1939- (person)

Epithet: KCB, Director-General League of Red Cross Societies British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x0003da ...

Hoffman, Alice. (person)

Wiggins, Allan (person)

Wayman, Tom, 1945- (person)

Born in Hawksbury, Ontario, in 1945, but raised mainly in British Columbia, Tom Wayman graduated with a BA from the University of British Columbia in 1966 and an MFA in English and Creative Writing from the University of California at Irvine in 1968. Since that time he has worked as a writer-in-residence and faculty member at a variety of institutions. He worked as a writer-in-residence at the University of Windsor (1975-76), University of Alberta (1978-79), Simon Fraser University (Spring 1983)...

Rukeyser, Murial (person)

Botsford, Keith, 1928- (person)

Keith Botsford, European-American author and Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Boston University, was born March 29, 1928 in Brussels, Belgium. He has authored numerous novels, articles, essays and translations, and is the editor of News from the Republic of Letters . From the guide to the Keith Botsford papers, 1890-1969, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Belgian author and journalist; teacher of Romance languages at State University of Iowa, Bard College, and o...

Distler, Alan J. (person)

Vernon, John, 1943-.... (person)

Epithet: esquire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000700.0x000250 Epithet: of Sloane MS 129 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x0000cd Epithet: of Sudbury, co. Derby, esquire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000...

Cooley, Peter (person)

Rutsala, Vern (person)

Vern Rutsala was born in 1934 in McCall, Idaho. He moved to Portland, Oregon in the early 1940s where he attended Milwaukie High School. Rutsala received his BA from Reed College in 1956 and an MFA from the University of Iowa in 1960. He taught English at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon from 1961-2004. As a poet, Rutsala has published over 700 poems in poetry journals including Atlantic Monthly, Times Literary Supplement, New Yorker, Midland, Poetry, Harper...

Starr, Frances (person)

Dewitt, John (person)

John DeWitt was born in 1910 and was a wood sculptor and federal arts administrator in Washingon, D.C. DeWitt began his career as a professional writer and was a wood sculptor connected with the Veerhoff Gallery in Washington, D.C. His wife, Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, was a painter. In the late 1960s, DeWitt was the Director of Art Programs for the Bureau of Reclamation, an agency of the Department of Interior responsible for water conservation in arid regions of the United ...

Lesser, Rika (person)

Rika Lesser was born July 21, 1953 in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1974, attended the University of Gothenburg from 1974-1975, and received her M.F.A from Columbia University in 1977. She pursued a career in news and graphics, becoming a lecturer in creative writing beginning in 1985. She became governing board member of the Translation Center at Columbia University. She has received many national and international awards. Her retelling of Hansel and Gretel...

Siegal, Jules (person)

Fine, Warren (person)

L'Heureux, John. (person)

Hackes, Marilyn (person)

Steel, Ronald. (person)

Beryman, John (person)

VanDuyn, Mona Van (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 ...

Hoagland, Edward (person)

Feld, Edward, 1943- (person)

Wright, James (person)

Epithet: of the Oxford University Press British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x000199 Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch iv.37 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x000308 Epithet: antiquary British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x000189 Epi...

Epstein, Leslie (person)

McElroy, Joseph, 1930- (person)

Toperoff, Sam (person)

Hass, Robert (person)

Banks, Russell, 1940-.... (person)

McCourt, James (person)

James McCourt is a noted collector of books and literary ephemera. In the 1970s he developed a special interest in the Australian poet Christopher Brennan and spent several years researching Brennan's life and poetry. From the description of Papers, 1902-1971 [manuscript] 1902-1971. (The University of Queensland Library). WorldCat record id: 68209128 ...

Sadoff, Ira (person)

Bruce, L (person)

Garis, Robert, 1925-.... (person)

Young, David P., (person)

Ray, David (person)

Carter, Angela, 1940-1992 (person)

Epithet: née Stalker, writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x0001b9 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00033f ...

Berryman, John (person)

Simmons, Charles (person)

Epithet: Latin scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x000317 ...

Levin, Philip L. (person)

Walthall, Hugh (person)

Sorrells, Robert (person)

Malone, John (person)

Willis, Ellen (person)

Ellen Jane Willis was born in New York City on December 14, 1941, the first daughter of Miriam Weinberger and Melvin Willis, a police officer. Willis was raised in Queens, along with two younger siblings, Michael and Penny. Willis attended Barnard College (A.B. 1962). She married Harvey Leifert in June 1962, and they moved to California later that summer, where Willis completed one year of graduate study in literature at University of California, Berkeley, while Leifert taught at Sa...

Clayton, John, Senior (person)

Epithet: Prebendary of Christ Church, Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000309 Epithet: of Add MS 38286 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000307 Epithet: Reverend; of Hackney Grove British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x00030b ...

Lipsitz, Louis (person)

Madden, David, 1975- (person)

Bradley, George (person)

Stanton, Maura (person)

Millett, Kate (person)

Katherine Murray Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017) was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after studying at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She has been described as "a seminal influence on second-wave feminism", and is best known for her book Sexual Politics (1970), which was based on her doctoral dissertation at Columbia University. The feminist, ...

Liben, Meyer (person)

Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957 (person)

Lowry, (Clarence) Malcolm was a novelist born in New Brighton, England. He spent time at sea before studying at Cambridge. His most recognized novel is Under the Volcano (1947), set in Mexico where he resided 1936-37. Other works include Ultramarine (1933), based on his early sea travel, and the posthumous Dark is the Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid (1968). Most of his productive years he lived in British Columbia. From 1954 to his death he resided in England. From the description of...

DeFrees, (Sister) Madeline (person)

Chappell, Fred, 1936-.... (person)

Author and professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. From the description of Fred Chappell papers, 1944-2010 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465036 From the description of Fred Chappell Papers, 1944-2003 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122569745 Fred Chappell is a poet and an author who has won numerous awards for his writings, including the Rockefeller Foundation Grant;...

Bentley, Eric, 1916-.... (person)

Eric Russell Bentley (1916- ) was an American editor, translator and professor of dramatic literature at Columbia University. From the description of Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517495 From the guide to the Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Eric Bentley, theater critic and dramatist. From the description of Eric Bentley letters to Mary Douglas Di...

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 (person)

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...

Yglesias, Jose (person)

Halliday, Mark, 1949-.... (person)

Knoepfle, John (person)

Bolton, Charles (person)

Epithet: of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x000326 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x000325 ...

Moss, Stanley (person)

Michaels, Leonard (person)

Raskin, Jonah (person)

Eberhart, Richard Ghormley, 1904-2005 (person)

Distinguished poet Richard Eberhart was born in Minnesota, and lived an idyllic life until experiencing the twin shocks of family financial crisis and his mother's death; his verse was significantly influenced by these experiences, and he would later cite his mother's death as the moment he became a poet. Eberhart was educated at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth, Cambridge, and Harvard; he later worked various jobs as a tutor and educator, served in the naval reserve in World War II, and w...

American Review (corporateBody)

For the ten years of its existence, The American Review was the major vehicle for presenting excellence in writing to the American reading public. In its pages, established writers of the caliber of E.L. Doctorow, Ralph Ellison, William Gass, and Norman Mailer, as well as new writers like L. Woiwode and Max Apple had a forum for their short stories, novels in progress, poetry, essays, and criticism. The American Review was unique among other quality literary magazines in that it was...

Goldin, Amy (person)

Art critic, author, teacher; New York, N.Y. From the description of Amy Goldin papers, 1919-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640579 ...

Hawkes, John, 1937- (person)

Watters, Pat (person)

Blaise, Clark. (person)

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-.... (person)

As the winner of the National Book Award for her 1970 novel Them and the recipient of four O. Henry awards and numerous other literary prizes, Joyce Carol Oates is among the most distinguished writers in the United States. In her considerable body of work, she has created an array of male and female protagonists from a diversity of regional, economic, and occupational backgrounds. In the four decades since her first book, the short-story collection By the North Gate, appeared to critical acclaim...

Crase, Douglas (person)

Granat, Robert (person)

Justice, Donald, 1925-2004 (person)

Donald Justice (1925-2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing. From the guide to the Donald Justice Papers, before 1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Donald Justice (b. 1925), American poet, was educated at the Universities of Miami, North Carolina and Iowa and taught English and writing at a number of American colleges and universities. His Selected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1979. Lew...

Molesworth, Charles (person)

Stone, Robert, 1937?- (person)

"WUSA", originally titled "A hall of mirrors," from the novel of the same name by Robert Stone, was a Stuart Rosenberg - Paul Newman - John Foreman production for Paramount Pictures Corporation. It starred Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward (Georgia native and wife of Newman), and Anthony Perkins. From the description of "WUSA" - movie script, 1969. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 299159927 Robert Stone is an award-winning American novelist and screen writer.His works...

MacShane, Frank (person)

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...

McEwan, Jan (person)

Selzer, Richard A. (person)

Brown, Rosellen (person)

Brodkey, Harold (person)

Ignatow, David, 1914-1997 (person)

David Ignatow (1914- ), American poet and author of numerous books of poems. From the description of David Ignatow collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463214 David Ignatow -- poet, editor, free-lance writer and teacher -- was born in New York and pursued formal education to the high school level. He published his first volume of poems in 1948 and since then has produced more than 15 volumes of poetry. Ignatow has also served as editor of sev...

Weintraub, William (person)

Mayer, Timothy (person)

Siegel, Jules (person)

Martin, Jim (person)

Gross, Alex. (person)

d. December 21, 2000. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145342413 ...

Ammons, A. M. (person)

Stuart, Dabney (person)

Blum, Ralph, 1932-.... (person)

Epithet: motion picture agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x00015b ...

Barthes, Roland (person)

Friedman, B. H. (person)

Greenburg, Alvin (person)

Ramington, John (person)

Willard, Nancy (person)

Nancy Willard was born June 26, 1936 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan, graduating with a B.A. in 1958, and received a Ph.D. from Stanford University. Willard began drawing and writing as a child, and throughout her career has worked as a teacher, writer and illustrator. She writes fiction for children and poetry for both children and adults, and has also illustrated works by other authors, and her books have been praised by critics for their "observati...

Urdang, Constance (person)

Goldfarb, Sidney, 1942- (person)

Ellmann, Mary (person)

O'Brien, Conor C. (person)

Litwinko, A. J. (person)

Petteys, D. F. (person)

Halpern, Daniel (person)

Spike, Paul, 1947- (person)

Moss, Howard (person)

Keeble, John (person)

Schneeman, Peter (person)

Hacker, Marilyn, 1942-.... (person)

Lux, Thomas, 1962-.... (person)

Singer, Brett (person)

Brooke, Dinah. (person)

Targan, Barry, 1932- (person)

Sini︠a︡vskiĭ, A. (Andreĭ), 1925-1997 (person)

Von Hoffman, Nicholas (person)

Russell, Franklin, 1922-.... (person)

Morris, Herbert (person)

Mattison, Alice (person)

Welch, James (person)

Levine, Philip (person)

Hugo, Richard, 1947- (person)

McHigh, Heather (person)

Kaven, Bob (person)

Farrelly, David (person)

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia (person)

Nolan, James (person)

Johnson, Curt (person)

Heyman, Arlene (person)

Carrut, Hayden (person)

Rogers, Tom (person)

Tennenbaum, Sylvia (person)

Appleman, Philip, 1926-.... (person)

Philip Appleman, born February 8, 1926, is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus with the Department of English at Indiana University, where he began teaching in 1955. His publications include several novels, collections of poetry, and numerous nonfiction works. Appleman' works often reflect his expert knowledge of Charles Darwin's theories. From the description of Philip Appleman papers, 1955-1991. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 776154986 ...

Barthleme, Donald (person)

Plumly, Stanley (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 ...

Dobyns, Stephen (person)

Morgan, Robert, 1921-1994 (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000192 ...

Kane, Paul, 1973- (person)

Dixon, Stephen (person)

Mitter, Sara S., 1938-.... (person)

Arkley, Gail (person)

Browne, Michael Dennis (person)

Michael Dennis Browne was born in Walton-on Thames, England. His father was an amateur organist and choirmaster in the local Catholic Church. Browne received his B.A. with first-class honors in 1962 from Hull University, and his M.A. from the University of Iowa. Browne became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1978, and has been teaching since 1971 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he is a Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Eng...

Orlen, Steven (person)

Davison, Peter Hobley (person)

Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna, 1947-.... (person)

Merwin, W. S. (person)

Bly, Carol (person)

Carolyn McLean was born in Duluth on April 16, 1930. She attended private school in North Carolina and obtained her B.A. in English and history at Wellesley College in 1951. She taught at Carleton College, Hamline University, University of Minnesota, and the Vermont Studio Center. She married poet Robert Bly in 1955 (later divorced) and published Fifties and Sixties literary magazines with her husband. Her publications include: Letters from the Country ; The Passionate, ...

Woiwode, L. (person)

Steinfels, Peter. (person)

Dodd, Wayne, 1930- (person)

Strand, Mark, 1934-.... (person)

Cohen, Robert D. (person)

Rubin, Harold (person)

Schneider, Nina, 1913-2007 (person)

Chester, Alfred, 1928-1971 (person)

American author and literary critic. From the description of Papers, 1950-1966. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122472956 Alfred Chester, the youngest of three children, was born on September 7, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York. His father, Jake, a Jewish furrier and proprietor of the Alfred Fur Company, came to the United States as a child from Romania, his family name Americanized from Chesta-Polch...

Berg, Stephen. (person)

Seidman, Hugh, 1940- (person)

McNeill, C. G. (person)

Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 (person)

Author and critic Ron Verlin Cassill was born on May 17, 1919, in Cedar Falls, IA, son of Mary Elizabeth Glosser and Howard Earl Cassill. Following his graduation from Blakesburg High School, Cassill enrolled in the University of Iowa, taking his bachelor's degree magna cum laude in 1939. In 1949 he joined the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop as an instructor of English. Cassill remained at Iowa until 1952. Following a dispute with University and English Department administration over the ...

Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004 (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x0003a1 Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), poet, professor and critic, born in New York, New York. From the description of Anthony Hecht papers, 1894-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 213097553 ...

Weiss, Ted (person)

Graves, Robert (person)

Epithet: line-engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010f Epithet: of Stowe MS 748 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003af Epithet: late Adj., 1st Somerset Militia Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003ae ...

Vliet, R. G., 1929- (person)

Poet, novelist, playwright, and short story writer Russell G. Vliet was born in Chicago, on November 4, 1929. He attended Central High School (Class of 1948) in Texas City, Texas, just south of Houston, and attended Southwest Texas State University beginning in the Fall of 1948, where he wrote and acted in his own plays. Although Vliet spent most of his adult life on the East coast, many of his novels, plays, and poems would be set in Texas and would win awards from Texan literary institutions. ...

Block, Allan (person)

Plath, Sylvia, 1932-1963 (person)

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...

Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 (person)

Hayden Carruth (1921-2008) was a poet, professor, and a editor. He lived in Johnson, Vermont, during the time of the correspondence. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation biography . From the guide to the Hayden Carruth Letters, 1973-1975, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) ...

Wright, G. T. (person)

Van Duyn, Mona (person)

American author. From the description of Papers. 1942-1985. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12925295 American poet, editor, and teacher of writing at Washington University; b. 1921; married Jarvis Thurston. From the description of Papers, 1942-1985. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28421417 ...

Blecher, George. (person)

Shelnutt, Eve (person)

Diamond, Stanley (person)

Lopate, Philip (person)

Moore, Brian, 1921-1999 (person)

Dugan, Alan. (person)

Alan Dugan (1923-2003), award-winning poet and educator, was born in Brooklyn, New York and spent most of his childhood in Queens. Dugan was drafted into the Air Force during World War II and served as a mechanic for B-52s in the Pacific theater. After the war, Dugan enrolled in Olivet College in Manhattan where he met his future wife, artist Judith Shahn. Eventually, Dugan and Shahn dropped out of Olivet in protest of the firing of a professor and moved to Mexico City. Dugan graduated from Mexi...

Gordon, Mary, 1947- (person)

Epithet: daughter of Louis, 3rd Marquis of Huntly, wife successively of A Urquhart and of James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0001db ...

Fetler, Andrew (person)

Feldman, Irving, 1928-... (person)

Coakley, William Leo (person)

Hochschild, Adam (person)

Roth, Philip, 1933-2018 (person)

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...

Hoffman, Daniel (person)

Bellamy, Joe (person)

Bedard, Brian (person)

Tremallo, F. G (person)

Goldman, Michael (person)

Poulin, A. (Jr.) (person)

Berryhill, Michael (person)

Herr, Michael (person)

Hartley, Dean W. (person)

Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006 (person)

American poet Kunitz won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 for SELECTED POEMS and held the position of Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1974 to 1976. In 2000 he was named United States Poet Laureate. He has also translated the work of a number of Russian poets. From the description of Atlantic Monthly Press author files of Stanley Kunitz, 1965-1983. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177477000 Poet; New York, N.Y. From the...

Clarke, Austin, 1896-1974 (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000037 Irish poet, playwright and novelist Austin Clarke (1896–1974) was lauded by members of the Irish Literary Renaissance such as George Russell [AE] and Padraic Colum. W. B. Yeats was a strong influence on Clarke's poems and plays. Although Clarke also wrote novels and memoirs, he is best remembered for his poetry. ...

Morgan, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 22248 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000175 Epithet: of Penge Place, county Surrey British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000179 Epithet: Reverend; of Add MS 14866 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x00017b ...

Mooney, Ted. (person)

Hoffman, Richard (person)

American National Biography. 24 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Brooklyn-based theater collector and book dealer Richard Hoffman built a number of literary collections around American playwrights over a period of many years. Hoffman has said that he entered the United States Army in the 1950s as an actor and left as a writer. His military experience led to an assignment to create a television program titled "Your Army in View," which consisted of intervie...

Kent, H. R. (person)

GARST, TOM (person)