Black Sparrow Press Records 1967-1976

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Black Sparrow Press Records, 1967-1976

Black Sparrow Press Records 1967-1976

24 boxes (24 cu. ft.)

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Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Bukowski, Charles

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Martin, John, 1930-...

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John Martin is owner of the Black Sparrow Press which publishes and promotes non-traditional authors, among them Charles Bukowski. From the description of John K. Martin collection, ca. 1952-1966. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 213892597 John Martin founded the Black Sparrow Press in Los Angeles in 1966; now based in Santa Barbara, CA, Black Sparrow Press publishes modern fiction and poetry in fine press editions. From the descript...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

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...

Black Sparrow Press

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In 1966, John Martin began the Black Sparrow Press in California. Initially Black Sparrow published avant garde poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction, primarily by West coast authors, many of whom had been rejected by the East Coast publishing houses. Publishing 12-15 books a year, Black Sparrow Press has printed more than 500 titles to date. In 1986, Martin moved the press from Santa Barbara to Santa Rosa, Calif. From the description of Records, 1967-1976. (University of New Mexi...