Bridson mss. 1934-1980


Bridson mss. 1934-1980


The Bridson mss., 1934-1980, consists of correspondence and writings of Douglas Geoffrey Bridson, 1910-1980, producer and author.

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 (person)

Ezra Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist collaborator in Italy during World War II. His works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and his 800-page epic poem, The Cantos (c. 1917–1962). Pound's contribution to poetry began in the early 20th century with his role in developing Imagism, a movement stressing precision and economy of language. Working in London as foreign editor of several American l...

Sweeney, John Lincoln, 1906-1986 (person)

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Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 (person)

This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

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Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982 (person)

Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...

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Bunting, Basil (person)

Although British educator, journalist, and poet Basil Bunting has published numerous books of poetry, most critics consider Briggflatts: an autobiography his best work. Bunting was born on March 1, 1900, in Scotswood, Northumberland, England and died on April 17, 1985, in Hexham, England. From the description of Briggflatts : an autobiography : typescript, 1965. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 503472339 British modernist poet. From the descr...

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Grieve, Christopher Murray, 1892- (person)

Epithet: poet, called 'Hugh MacDiarmid' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000148 Poet, essayist, literary critic, historian, and social commentator, Christopher Murray Grieve, also known as Hugh MacDiarmid, was born on 11 August 1892 in Langholm, Dumfriesshire. He was educated at Langholm Academy then at Broughton Junior Student Centre in Edinburgh prior to studying at Edinburgh University. ...

Sir Donald Wolfit (person)

Porteus, Hugh Gordon (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x0003d8 ...

Cameron, Norman, 1896- (person)

Bard, Joseph, 1803-1861 (person)

Erduran, Refik, 1928- (person)

Hilton, James (person)

Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0001ca Epithet: of Add MS 37504 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00036a ...

Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 (person)

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...

Ayrton, Michael (person)

Epithet: artist and author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000168 ...

Pound, Omar S. (person)

Epithet: Persian and Arabic translator, writer and teacher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000117 ...

Louis Zukofsky (person)

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Greenwood, Walter, 1903- (person)

Walter Greenwood was born in Salford on 17th December 1903, and was educated at the local council school. After leaving school at the age of thirteen he worked in a succession of poorly paid jobs, as a pawnbroker's assistant, clerk, stable lad, maker of packing-cases, and was sometimes unemployed. Greenwood started to write fiction in his late twenties. His first novel, Love on the Dole, was published in 1933, and was an immediate success. Over the next forty years Green...

Hibbert, Christopher (person)

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Miller, Henry. (person)

Biography Henry Valentine Miller was born on December 26, 1891, in the Yorkville section of New York City to Heinrich Miller and Louise Marie Nieting, second generation Americans of German ancestry. He was raised in Brooklyn where the family moved after his first year. After graduating from high school in 1909, Miller entered City College of New York, but, unable to comform to the academic routine, left after only two months. Over the next te...

Hall, Donald, 1928-.... (person)

Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Macleish, Archibald (person)

Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

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 ...

Thomas Stearns Eliot (person)

Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966 (person)

Epithet: Dr; of Sloane MS 1326 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0003b5 Herbert Marshall was a monoglot Englishman who came to work at the Aluminium Works (Laboratory Department) at Dolgarrog, Caernarfonshire. He learnt Welsh and could speak it exceptionally well. Later, he emigrated to Canada. He studied the mid-Conwy Valley extensively, consulting manuscripts and examining the ...

Bedford, Agnes (person)

Agnes Bedford was a pianist and voice coach in London, interested in the early music movement, who collaborated with Ezra Pound on his Provencal-inspired songs and operas in the 1920s. From the description of Agnes Bedford papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1920-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171904 ...

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...

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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence (person)

Biography Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American poet, editor, and publisher, was born in March of 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y., the son of Charles S. and Clemence Ferling. From 1920 to 1924, he lived in France with his aunt, and after their return to the U.S., was educated in New York, at the Riverside Country School (1927-28) and Bronxville Public School (1929-33). Ferlinghetti attended high school at Mount Hermon School in Greenfield, Mass. (1933-37), t...

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Laughlin, James, 1914-1997 (person)

Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

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...

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Locating the site of Ancient Gibeon (El-Jib) in Jordan was perhaps James Pritchard’s most notable accomplishment. This identification was made based on the discovery of the city name in Hebrew script on the handles of wine-storage jars found at the site. Pritchard conducted research at ancient Gibeon (El-Jib) four five field seasons from 1956-1962 with the hope of further linking the archaeological remains found at the site with events mentioned in the Bible. In total, ancient Gibeo...

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Oboler, Arch, 1909-1987 (person)

Arch Oboler (1907-1987) was a radio writer and producer during the first half of the twentieth century. He wrote and produced a number of popular radio shows during the 1930s and 1940s, including "Arch Oboler's Plays" (1939-1940, 1945), "Plays for Americans" (1942), "Everything for the Boys" (1944), and "Arch Oboler Special" (1945). From the description of "Arch Oboler's yesterday, today, and tomorrow" audio tapes, 1939-1945. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCa...

Michel, Walter (person)

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 (person)

Wyndham Lewis was an artist, novelist, and critic, who was born in Canada but lived for many years in England. He was a leader of the Vorticist movement. From the guide to the Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) English author and painter. From the description of Letters, 1921-1934. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233126882 Author and artist Wyndham Lewis was b...

Roland de Vaux (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. (...

Jones, Gwyn (person)

Gerald William Lankester Harding (person)

Milton Allen Kaplan (person)

Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (person)

Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975 (person)

Author and management consultant. From the description of Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943074 ...

Norman Lewis Corwin (person)

Anne (Hoskyns) Lewis (person)

Durrell, Lawrence (person)

Lawrence George Durrell was born Feb. 27, 1912 in Julundur, India; the son of British parents, he grew up in India and spent his young adult years in England; he held many odd jobs such as jazz pianist, automobile racer, real estate agent, instructor, and press attaché; moved to France and became a full time writer in 1957; of his various publications, Durrell is best known for the Alexandria quartet, a tetralogy with titles, Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea which appeared between 1957 ...

Wystan Hugh Auden (person)

Golding, Louis (person)

Emyr Owen Humphreys (person)