Stanley Burnshaw Papers 1927-1987 (bulk 1945-1987)
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Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016
Elie Wiesel was born in 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania. He was 15 years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. His mother and younger sister perished, his two older sisters survived. Elie and his father were later transported to Buchenwald, where his father died shortly before the camp was liberated in April 1945. After the war, Elie Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. He wrote his memoir La Nuit or Night. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter appointed El...
Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965
Randall Jarrell (6 May 1914 – 14 October 1965), the noted American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, and novelist, was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Vanderbilt University where he studied under Robert Penn Warren, Allen Tate, and John Crowe Ransom, edited the student humor magazine, captained the tennis team, received a Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. After graduating from Vanderbilt, Jarrell served as a teaching instructor at Kenyon College, Gambier, ...
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977
American poet Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV was born in Boston on March 1, 1917, to Robert Traill Spence Lowell III and Charlotte Winslow Lowell, a relation of writers James Russell Lowell and Amy Lowell. In addition to being the descendant of poets, Lowell encountered and was taught by numerous prominent poets during his classicist education. Lowell attended St. Mark's School (1930-1935), where he was influenced by Richard Eberhart, and Harvard University (1935-1937). In 1937, Boston psychiatr...
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944
Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer, corporate executive and the 1940 Republican nominee for President. Willkie appealed to many convention delegates as the Republican field's only interventionist: although the U.S. remained neutral prior to Pearl Harbor, he favored greater U.S. involvement in World War II to support Britain and other Allies. His Democratic opponent, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the 1940...
Montale, Eugénio, 1896-1981
Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000
Poet, editor, and educator. From the description of Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979818 Pulitzer-Prize-winning American poet and author of more than forty volumes of poetry and criticism. From the description of Papers. 1941-1967. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34091314 Karl Jay Shapiro was an American poet. He served in the Second World War in the South Pacific and New Guinea. A volume of ...
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Edel, Leon, 1907-1997
Author, editor and educator. From the description of Papers of Leon Edel, 1855-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53436427 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Edel : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737832 ...
Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-
The following is from the Laura Riding Jackson entry in Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, Volume 28 (1981). Material within quotation marks represents Jackson's comments as submitted for inclusion in the entry. The entry also includes detailed remarks on Jackson's career from other sources (these are not reproduced here. PERSONAL: Born 16 January 1901, in New York, N.Y.; name originally Laura Reichenthal; adopted the surname Riding, 1926; daughter of Nathaniel S...
Wilbur, Richard, 1921-....
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...
Fitts, Dudley, 1903-1968
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...
Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962
E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...
Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973
Brown, Calvin S. (Calvin Smith), 1909-1989
Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889-1973
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. (...
Peyre, Henri, 1901-1988
Henri Maurice Peyre was born in Paris, February 21, 1901. After coming to the United States in 1925, he served on the Yale University faculty for thirty-five years, including twenty-five years as chairman of the Department of French. Peyre died in December 1988. From the description of Henri Peyre collection, 1914-1988 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168746 From the guide to the Henri Peyre collection, 1914-1988, (Manuscripts and Archives) Member of t...
Dale, Peter, 1938-....
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999
Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972
Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...
Spivak, John Louis, 1897-
American journalist and novelist. From the description of Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530568 John L. Spivak (1897-1981), an investigative reporter and author whom fellow muckraker Lincoln Steffens described as "the best of us," was most concerned with the problems of the working class and the spread of fascism and anti-Semitism in Europe and the United ...
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...
Tate, Allen, 1899-
American poet and author. From the description of Typed letters signed (8) : Monteagle and Clarksville, Tenn. and [n.p.], to Stark Young, 1934 Feb. 20-1942 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875012 ...
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989
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...
Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005
American author, scholar, publisher, editor, and teacher; native of New York. From the description of Papers, 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547453 Stanley Burnshaw, born in New York City on June 20, 1906, is a poet, critic, novelist, playwright, publisher, editor, translator, and scholar recognized primarily for his poetry and literary criticism. Burnshaw is pro...
Long, Haniel, 1888-1956
Haniel Long was born in Burma in 1888 and brought to Pittsburgh at the age of three. He went on to graduate from Harvard and came back to Pittsburgh to teach literature at Carnegie Tech. Seeking a healthier climate than industrial Pittsburgh, he eventually went to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1929. He was the author of many books, chiefly on poetry and the Southwest. From the description of Haniel Long papers 1888-1956. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45421794...
Gassner, John, 1903-1967
John Gassner was born in Marajaros-Sziget, Hungary in 1903, and emigrated to the United States in 1911. He received an A.B. (1924) and M.A. (1925) from Columbia University. He began his career as a book reviewer for the New York Herald Tribune (1926-1928), and was play editor and chairman of the play department of the Theater Guild (1931-1944). Gassner taught dramatic criticism and playwriting at colleges and universities including Hunter College, Columbia University, the University of Michigan,...
Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
Novelist. Christina Stead is the author of "The man who loved children" (1940) and other books. Thistle Harris (1902-1990) was a botanical writer, landscape designer and photographer. In 1951 she married David Stead, father of Christina Stead. From the description of Letters to Thistle Harris [manuscript]. 1939-1942. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825756 Christina Stead was born and educated in Australia, but spent most of her life abroad. During the 1930s she...
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-
MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitizer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard. From the guide to the Plays, 1957-1968., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor of Rhetoric...
Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998
Carmi, T., 1925-1994
Lytle, Andrew Nelson, 1902-1995
Andrew Nelson Lytle (Dec. 26, 1902-Dec. 12, 1995) was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and graduated from Vanderbilt University. He was a novelist, dramatist, essayist, and professor of literature. As a member of the Agrarians, he contributed a chapter to that group's manifesto, I'll take my stand. He taught at the University of the South and edited the Sewanee review. Among his greatest works are Bedford Forrest and his Critter Company, a biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest; The velvet horn, a ...
Sutton, William Alfred, 1915-
William A. Sutton, English professor and Republican city councilman, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on 2 December 1915. His father, Leonard Sutton, emigrated from England in 1911. Dr. Sutton and his wife, Marion, have one son, Robert. In 1936, Sutton received his A.B. degree from Western Reserve University, and went on to attain his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University in 1937 and 1943 respectively. Sutton then taught English at his alma mater, Ohio State University, Muskingum College...
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963
American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977
Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...
Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985
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...
Florit, Eugenio, 1903-1999
Daly, James, d. 1943
Ciardi, John, 1916-1986
American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...
Feibleman, James Kern, 1904-
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1904, James Feibleman was a prolific author who has published nearly 50 books of poetry, novels, autobiography, but moslty serious philosophy. During World War II, Feibleman was a professor of English at Tulane University, later becoming chair of the department of philosophy from 1952 to 1969. His major endeavor was formulating a system of philosophy that rested on the ontological foundations of realism harking back to Plato with the idea that there is a prior ...
Goldmann, Nahum, 1895-1982
Nims, John Frederick, 1913-1999
American poet, editor, and translator. From the description of John Frederick Nims collection of miscellaneous writings and reviews, 1936-1998. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 776694600 ...
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982
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...
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Novelist, short story writer. From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Novelist, short story writer; came to America in 1935. Born Isaac Singer July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland; son of Pinchos Menachem and Bathsheba (Zylberman) Singer. From the description of Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477256024 ...
Read, Herbert, 1893-1968
Sir Herbert Edward Read was a poet, art critic and champion of modern art in Britain. He produced approximately 1,150 titles on a broad range of topics. His 80 monographs include: 26 on art and artists; 14 on literary criticism; 13 collections of poetry; 10 on politics, primarily on anarchism; 7 on "belles lettres" and biography; 5 on education, most notably "Education Through Art"; and 5 autobiographies. From the description of Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds. [1918-1965]. (University...
Laughlin, James, 1914-1997
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...
Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969
Josephine Herbst (1892-1969) was an American writer and journalist. She was considered to be a radical writer, with communist leanings. Herbst's published works include Nothing is Sacred (1928); Money for Love (1929); the Trexler trilogy: Pity is Not Enough (1933), The Executioner Waits (1934), and Rope of Gold (1939); Satan's Sergeants (1941), Somewhere the Tempest Fell (1947), and New Green World (1954). Herbst was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on March 5, 1897 and died of cancer in New York City ...
Hugo, Howard E.
Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977
Edward Dahlberg was an American poet, novelist, and critic. From the description of Edward Dahlberg fonds. . (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848419 American novelist, essayist, autobiographer, literary critic, and poet. From the description of Edward Dahlberg papers, circa 1925-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864299 Biography Edward Dahlberg, American writer of...
Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972
Patchen and MacLeish, were both American poets. From the description of [Letter, 19]51 Mar. 12, Old Lyme, Conn. [to] Archibald MacLeish / Kenneth Patchen. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 314411191 American poet, novelist, artist. From the description of Letter to Julien Cornell, 1951 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49380977 American poet. From the description of Prospectus for "The Dark Kingdom", 1942. (Universit...
Edwards, Alfred C.
Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lionel Trilling and his wife, Diana Trilling. From the description of Letters, 1970-1976, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876900 Professor. From the description of Reminiscences of Lionel Trilling: oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122394116 Lionel Trilling was a successful author, educator, and scholar, but his greates...
Ignatow, David, 1914-1997
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...