Eddie Woods papers circa 1957- 2009


Eddie Woods papers circa 1957- 2009

This collection was compiled by Eddie Woods. The Eddie Woods papers document an understudied, indeed largely undefined, segment of the “new American poetry and prose” of the post-1945 period – namely, the expatriate and, to a certain extent, surrealist school that has numerous connections with the Beats but is essentially an independent, coherent body of work whose leading figures are represented in this collection by substantial numbers of manuscript materials, correspondence, scarce and rare books, photographs, and a variety of art prints, including numerous silk screensAn expatriate poet and publisher belonging to the essentially surrealist school of post-World War II writers in the late 1960s.

76.0 Linear feet; (92 manuscript boxes, 2 half boxes, 4 flat boxes, 39 map folders, 1 roll; 161 audio cassettes, 11 VHS, 1 KCA64 videocassette, 1 8mm film reel, 1 HDV tape.)

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