Gary Snyder Papers, 1910-2003; (1945-2002 bulk)


Gary Snyder Papers, 1910-2003; (1945-2002 bulk)

The Gary Snyder Papers document the personal and professional activities of Gary Snyder (1930- ), poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, lecturer, and teacher. Snyder is considered one of the most significant environmental writers of the twentieth century and a central figure in environmental activism. He wrote more than twenty books of poetry and prose including his forty-year work and for which he won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. The collection spans the years 1910-2003 (1945-2002 bulk) and continues to grow. Drafts as well as final versions of poems and prose pieces are found in the collection along with correspondence, recordings of poetry readings and interviews, subject files, manuscripts and publications by other authors, serials, ephemera, and memorabilia. Mountains and Rivers Without End Turtle Island

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Peter Blue Cloud is a member of the Turtle Clan of the Mohawk Nation. He began writing poems as a teenager. He was concerned about pantribal awareness and indigenous rights. His work stood as a symbol of Native Rights in opposition to European colonization. Blue Cloud is most known for his writing. He lived on Alcatraz Island during the occupation from 1969 to 1971....

Watson, Patty Jo, 1932-.... (person)

De Angelo, Michael (person)

Xiang, Yang (person)

Engdahl, Lee. (person)

Krampf, Thomas (person)

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 ...

Brown, Harvey E. (person)

Tobias, Michael (person)

Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 (person)

American artist, poet, writer, publisher, composer, and educator. From the description of Dick Higgins papers, ca. 1960-1994 (bulk 1972-1993). (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 146003268 Artist, poet, publisher, and composer; New York and Barrytown, NY. Member of the artists' group, Fluxus. Died Oct. 25, 1998. From the description of Dick Higgins papers, 1958-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005545 D. October 25, 1998. Fro...

Gibbons, Reginald. (person)

Award winning poet, editor, and professor, Reginald Gibbons was born in Houston January 7, 1947, to a Polish mother and an Irish-Choctaw father. Gibbons was a graduate of Princeton University and Stanford. He came to Northwestern as the editor of TriQuarterly in 1981 and also began teaching English literature classes at Northwestern at this time. He was an accomplished poet, publishing throughout his career. Graduating magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1969 wi...

Miller, Betty Davis (person)

Bennick, Greg (person)

Gorsline, Jeremiah (person)

Dorje, Taksham Nuden. (person)

Tong, Lorraine Ming. (person)

Cloutier, David (person)

Cotter, Craig, 1960- (person)

Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920- (person)

Thomas Parkinson (1920-1992), professor of English at Berkeley, author on Yeats, was a friend of Jack Spicer, Robert Duncan, Kenneth Rexroth, etc. From the description of Letter to Allen Ginsberg. [19 --?] WorldCat record id: 62622447 Thomas Francis Parkinson, professor of English at the University of California, Berkley; authority on the life and works of W. B. Yeats and the literary movement known as The Beat. In 1961 he edited the influential "Cas...

Watts, Alan (person)

Zarzyski, Paul (person)

Nelson, Sara, 1956- (person)

Nichols, Robert, 1979- (person)

Cruz, Victor Hernandez (person)

Northup, Harry E. (person)

Actor, poet and editor, Harry Northup was born in Amarillo, Texas, on Sept. 2, 1940 and studied acting and poetry in New York City in the early 1960s. He has published eight volumes of collected poetry, acted in over thirty-six films, and helped found the Cahuenga Press. From the description of Harry Northup papers, 1940-2010. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 51182487 Biography Harry E. Northup w...

Sumrall, Amber Coverdale (person)

Green, Jim (person)

Hall, Sidney L. (person)

Tedesco, Frank (person)

Clucas, Lowell. (person)

Kiefer, Christian, 1971- (person)

Antin, David (person)

David Antin is a performance artist, experimental poet, curator, and critic who developed a unique literary form, the "talk piece." He has been a key figure in the New York literary and art scene for forty years, and was a long-time professor at the University of California at San Diego. From the description of David Antin papers, 1954-2006. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 668135856 Biographical/Historical Note ...

Fritzinger, Dennis (person)

De, Bibhas. (person)

Bowers, Cheryl. (person)

King, Richard, 1951 February 5- (person)

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Gildzen, Alex. (person)

Denner, Richard (person)

Canright, Michael (person)

Oppenheimer, Joel (person)

Poet and journalist, of New York, N.Y., and later Henniker, N.H.; b. Joel Lester Oppenheimer, 1930; d. 1988. From the description of Papers, ca. 1953-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123194 From the description of Joel Oppenheimer papers, 1925-1988. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28419831 Joel Oppenheimer was born in Yonkers, New York, in 1930 to Jewish parents. He failed out of Cornell University after one year (in 1948) and spe...

Stowell, Hal (person)

Hough, Lindy, 1944- (person)

Melendez, Maria. (person)

Wei, Chiang-fan. (person)

Williams, P. E. (person)

Knave, Brian. (person)

Sky, Gino (person)

Hill, Roberta, 1947- (person)

Blake, Warner (person)

Lacerda, Alberto ˜deœ 1928-2007 (person)

Bailey, Jane (person)

Wright, Jeffrey C. (Jeffrey Cyphers) (person)

Twichell, Chase (person)

Chinmoy, šrí, 1931-2007 (person)

Tanahashi, Kazuaki (person)

Keeler, Greg (person)

Bale, Lawren. (person)

Taggart, John (person)

John Taggart was born 5 October 1942, in Guthrie Center, Iowa, the son of D. F. (a clergyman) and Pauline (Farwell) Taggart . He attended Earlham College (B.A., 1965), University of Chicago (M.A., 1966) and Syracuse University (Ph.D., 1974). A member of the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines and Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers, Taggart is a professor at Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA, where he has been a professor of English since 1969. He ha...

Volborth, J. Ivaloo (Judith Ivaloo) (person)

Dean, Dennis R. (person)

Potts, Charles, 1943- (person)

LaVoie, Steven P. (person)

Levasseur, Conrad. (person)

Freeman, Rowland. (person)

Welter, Matt (person)

McDaniel, Wilma Elizabeth, 1918-2007 (person)

McCleery, Nancy (person)

Fischer, Norman (person)

Ruhí. (person)

Jourdan, Michel (person)

Drake, barbara (person)

Felger, Richard Stephen. (person)

Hotchkiss, Bill (person)

Kavana, Ka (person)

Kaja, Ben. (person)

Dofflemyer, John C. (person)

Joly, Greg (person)

McCaig, Snee (person)

Quinn, John (person)

Starck, Clemens. (person)

Jacobsen, Rolf. (person)

White, Kenneth, 1917- (person)

Canalos, David. (person)

Turiansky, Wayne. (person)

Peters, Gail (person)

Urrea, Luis Alberto (person)

Desnos, Robert, 1900-1945 (person)

French poet. From the description of Robert Desnos letters, 1921-1942. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79154067 ...

Warn, Emily (person)

Diamond, Stanley (person)

Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933 (person)

Starr was born in Auburn, NY, Sept. 2, 1858; graduated from Lafayette College in 1882, and received his Ph. D in 1885; professor of biology, Coe College, 1883-87; Curator of Ethnology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1889-91; professor and Dean of the Science Dept., Pomona College, 1891; assoc. professor, Univ. of Chicago, 1895-1923; publications related to Mexico include: Some first steps in human progress (1895), American Indians (1898), Indians of Southern Mexico (1898), Reading...

Suzuki, Susumu, 1911-1970 (person)

Brandi, John (person)

Born in 1943, John Brandi attended California State University, Northridge and graduated with a B.A. in art and anthropology. From 1966 to 1968 he worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador. It was also in Ecuador that Brandi began publishing his poems in hand-sewn mimeograph editions. After further travel he returned to the United States where he met several Beat Generation poets and David Meltzer, who published Brandi's first collection of prose poems. In 1971 Brandi moved to New Mexico and ...

Rothenberg, Jerome (person)

Mueller, Jack (person)

Qing, Al. (person)

Gifford, Terry (person)

Epithet: Reader in Literature and Environment, University of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000308 ...

Goodwin, Michael (person)

Gast, David K. (person)

Gridley, Roy E. (person)

Gridley received his B.A. from KU in 1957, his M.A. from Brown University in 1959, and his Ph.D. from Illinois in 1964. He joined the faculty of KU that year, reaching full Professor status in 1973. He retired in 1997. From the guide to the Personal Papers of Roy E. Gridley, 1964-1997, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives) ...

Cann, John Allen (person)

Garcia, Luis (person)

Hazard, James. (person)

McMonagle, Rik. (person)

Roripaugh, Robert A. (person)

Mills, Billy (person)

Russell, Timothy (person)

Robinson, Lillian Sara. (person)

Sagan, Miriam, 1954- (person)

Koch, Kenneth (person)

Oandasan, William (person)

Clark, Naomi (person)

Dachtler, Doc. (person)

Coyote, Peter (person)

Writer, director, and performer with an environmental focus; early member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe (1965-1967); founding member of the San Francisco Diggers (1967-1970); member of the California State Arts Council (1975-1983). From the description of Papers, 1983-1993. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30107041 ...

Yoshino, Yoshiko. (person)

Jiang, Minda (person)

Hickson, James (person)

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Stebbins, Mary. (person)

Nhât Hạnh, Thích (person)

Lincoln, Kenneth. (person)

Merrill, Christopher (person)

Herron, Bill. (person)

He, Yong yan. (person)

Bearden, David Omer (person)

Braun, Henry (person)

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...

Johnson, Eric, 1838-1919 (person)

Biographical Note Well known to most as a composer, Ernest Bloch is also recognized for his considerable genius in the field of photography. Bloch took up the camera in his teenage years and constantly documented his experiences using still images until his death in 1959. Throughout his life, he produced over 6000 negatives and 2000 prints that are now housed in the Ernest Bloch Archive at the Center for Creative Photography at the University...

MacLean, Ed (person)

Khalsa, Gurukirn Kaur (person)

Bernstein, Charles (person)

Schaefer, Norman (person)

Lawson, Doug (person)

Butson, Denver. (person)

Hoppe, David, 1950- (person)

Aragon, Francisco. (person)

Binyan, Liu (person)

Laughlin, Robert M. (person)

Aguila, Pancho (person)

Brautigan, Richard (person)

Biographical Information Richard Gary Brautigan, 1935-1984 American novelist, short story writer, and poet. 1935 Born 30 January in Tacoma, Washington, oldest child of Bernard F. Brautigan and Mary Lull Brautigan. Very little is known about his childhood, which he refused to discuss. Some sources say that Brautigan never knew his father, others say that his father ne...

Dauenhauer, Richard (person)

Gansz, David C. D. (person)

American poet, librarian, and author, David Christopher Douglass Gansz was born in Morristown, New Jersey, in 1960 and studied at Bard College receiving his B.A. in art history (1982) and MFA in writing (1986). Gansz worked in several University of Michigan libraries and the Allen Ginsberg Library at Naropa University (1993-1995). He published his major work Millennial Scriptions: The Ashen Book of Logres in 2000. From the description of David Gansz papers 1979-2004. (University of C...

Montague, John, Ph.D. (person)

Montague was a prominent member of the Carthage mob that would murder Joseph and Hyrum Smith in 1844, according to Sheriff Backenstos; see History of the Church VII: 144. From the guide to the John Montague promissory note, 1838 May 15, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Epithet: DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000042 Irish writer John Montague (1929...

Long, Cleta M. (Cleta Mae) (person)

Slack-Elliot, Chuck. (person)

Petersen, Will (person)

American Buddhist poet and artist, Will Petersen was born in 1928 in Chicago, Illinois . An associate of Gary Snyder and Cid Corman, Petersen edited the magazine Plucked Chicken . From the guide to the Will Petersen Papers., 1957-1990., (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center .) ...

McKay, Don, 1942-.... (person)

Don McKay, an award-winning poet, editor and educator, was born in 1942 in Owen Sound, Ontario. He was educated at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Wales, where he earned his PhD in 1971. He taught creative writing and English for 27 years in universities, including the University of Western Ontario and the University of New Brunswick. He is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Long Sault (1975), Lependu (1978), and Apparatus. He has twice won the Governor Gener...

Benedetto, Adam. (person)

Aoshima, Shozui. (person)

Duford, Daniel (person)

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933- (person)

Russian poet. From the description of Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko papers, circa 1945-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462158373 Biography Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko was born on June 18, 1933 in Zima Junction, Siberia. His father, Aleksandr Gangnus, was a geologist who wrote poetry and taught Yevtushenko to love books. His mother, Zinaida Ermolayevna Yevtushenko, was a geologist and a singer. Both of Yev...

Dawson, Fielding (person)

Curtis, Walt (person)

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 (person)

The interview took place at Wells College, New York. From the description of Audio interviews with poet Denise Levertov by Clive Scott Chisholm : sound recordings, 1973 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864806 Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Denise Levertov and her husband, Mitchell Goodman. From the description of Letters, 1965-1976, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871475 ...

Statman, Mark, 1958- (person)

Tang, Guizhang (person)

Merwin, W. S. (person)

Krementz, Jill (person)

Sykes, Michael (person)

Biographical Information Michael Sykes awoke one morning in June 1975 with the idea to begin publishing an occasional gathering of material and to call it Floating Island. He had given the idea some consideration before, over the years 1969-1974, while he owned and operated a bookstore in Point Reyes Station, CA. The main inspiration for the name Floating Island comes from the geological fact that the ground on which Sykes stood, the Point Re...

Chilcote, Sandy (person)

Richman, Elliot (person)

Calvello, Michael, 1940- (person)

Berry, David Chapman (person)

Hansen, Paul (person)

Roshan, Shamman (person)

Zhu, Xi (person)

Cohn, Jim, 1953- (person)

Smith, Joan Jobe (person)

Zell, Lucien. (person)

Nolan, Pat (person)

Šindolić, Vojo. (person)

Sanfield, Steve (person)

Winters, Anne (person)

Adams, Michael (person)

Michael Evelyn Adams (1920- ), journalist, was born on the 31st May 1920 in Addis Abba, Ethiopia. He married in Beirut, Lebanon, in July 1958, and now lives in Devon. After studying at Christ Church, University of Oxford, and becoming a prisoner in Germany during the Second World War, he eventually turned to journalism. He became Middle East correspondent for the Guardian in 1956, where he remained until 1962 when he took a year's sabbatical in Italy. Following his retur...

Landry, John (person)

Roberts, Glen (person)

Wakoski, Diane. (person)

Poet. From the description of Letters, 1984-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47287823 American poet. From the description of Papers, 1959-[ongoing] (bulk 1959-1978) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318855 Diane Wakoski (b. 1937), American poet and teacher. From the description of Diane Wakoski poems, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199357 From the description of Diane Wakoski letters to John ...

Carlsen, Robin Woodsworth (person)

Maybe, Ellyn (person)

Fitzsimmons, Thomas (person)

Lummis, C. Douglas, 1936- (person)

Kaplan, Kathy Walden (person)

Donegan, Patricia (person)

Shaw, William (person)

Epithet: of Stowe MS 746 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0000ed Epithet: junior; of Kingswood, near Wolverhampton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0000e2 Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0000e0 Epithe...

Almon, Bert, 1943- (person)

Ruddy, William (person)

La Morticella, Barbara (person)

Cardenal, Ernesto (person)

Chou, Szu-tsung. (person)

Cebulski, F. J. (Francis J.) (person)

Ames, Van Meter (person)

Kang, Ok-ku (person)

Bly, Robert (person)

For details of Robert Bly's biography, see: Robert Bly papers (Mss 81) . From the guide to the Robert Bly Men's Movement series, 1980-1990s, 2001, 2003-2004, 2006, 2009, undated, 1980-1990s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts Division. [mss]) From the guide to the Robert Bly Plays manuscripts series, 1950s-1990s, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts Division. [mss]) Fr...

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 (person)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (b. August 29, 1749, Free Imperial City of Frankfurt-d. March 22, 1832, Weimar) was a German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural scientist. He is often ranked with Shakespeare and Dante as one of the three most important poets in history. Goethe gained early fame with The Sorrows of Young Werther, published in 1774, but his most famous work is Faust, a poetic drama in two parts....

Xu, Dinghai (person)

Lee, David, 1941- (person)

Abrams, Sam (person)

Chaet, Eric. (person)

McKain, David W. (person)

Award winning author and educator, McKain grew up in rural Pennsylvannia and attended the University of Connecticut. After a brief stint working for Holt, Rinehart & Winston and McGraw-Hill, McKain returned to the University of Connecticut to pursue his doctorate, which he completed in 1969. McKain is a retired University of Connecticut (at Avery Point) faculty member and he also served as a visiting professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1989. From the description of D...

Beatty, Jan, 1952- (person)

Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 (person)

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...

Jaffe, Maggie (person)

Klein, Sheldon (person)

Weatherly, Tom (person)

Corman, Cid (person)

American poet and editor of the small magazine Origin. From the description of Letters : Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Mr. & Mrs. Kirgo, 1951 May 8-July 9. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415686 Highly prolific poet, translator, and prose writer, Cid Corman was born in Boston in 1924. He enrolled as an undergraduate at Tufts University in 1941, graduating in 1945. He completed post-graduate work at the University of Michigan and the Universit...

Roth, Paul B. (person)

Puette, William (person)

Kovacs, Edna (person)

Paul, Bil, 1943- (person)

Waldrop, Rosmarie (person)

Mills, William (person)

Epithet: Irish barrister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001ec Epithet: Carpenter, RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001eb ...

Hollo, Anselm. (person)

Brossard, Nicole (person)

Gregor, Thomas (person)

Julian, Michael (person)

Li, Ying, BA (person)

Moore, Rob, 1946- (person)

Vertreace, Martha M., 1945- (person)

Minzer, Karen (person)

Beltrametti, Franco (person)

Ramsey, Jarold, 1937-.... (person)

Curl, John (person)

Davidson, Michael (person)

Rifas, Leonard (person)

Rossiter, Paul (person)

Shaffer, Eric Paul (person)

Saroyan, Aram. (person)

Aram Saroyan was born 25 September 1943, the son of playwright William Saroyan and Carol (Marcus) Saroyan, later Carol Matthau . He attended high school at the Trinity School in New York City. He attended college at the University of Chicago, New York University, and Columbia University, but never completed a college degree. In the late 1960s Saroyan experimented with marijuana and began to develop a career as a poet. Director Mike Nichols wanted to cast Saroyan in the lead of his movie The Grad...

Li, Junru, 1947- (person)

Kenna, Lindsay. (person)

Catunda, Márcio. (person)

Wu, Yen-hsiu. (person)

Rodney, Janet (person)

Davison, Alan R. (person)

Cheney, Frances (person)

Oppen, George (person)

James Weil is a poet, former editor of Elizabeth magazine, and publisher of Elizabeth Press, which promoted work by second and third generation objectivist poets such as William Bronk, Cid Corman, John Taggart and Ted Enslin. George Oppen is one of the original objectivist poets and recipient of the Pulitizer prize for his work Of being numerous. Oppen's work often appeared in Elizabeth, and he was a mentor and friend to Taggart, Enslin and other poets published by Weil. From the des...

Meyers, Robert (person)

Ortiz, Simon J., 1941-.... (person)

O'Brien, Mark (person)

Biographical Chronology 1949 Born to Helen Agnes Kelly and Walter O'Brien, Boston, Mass. 1951 Brother Kenneth born. 1953 Sister Karen born. 1955 Contracts poliomyelitis and is comatose for ...

Saint, Bernard (person)

Jobe, James Lee. (person)

Rice, Stan, 1942- (person)

Valenza, Roberto Francisco (person)

Zeiger, Genie (person)

Gifford, Barry (person)

Breit, Luke (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000211 ...

Elend, Powell. (person)

Bontempi, A. (person)

Turner, Alberta T. (person)

Alberta T. Turner (1919 - 2003) Professor Emerita of English and a widely honored poet, died at her home in Oberlin, Ohio, on May 21, 2003, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arthur Turner, a professor of English at Oberlin College, and is survived by their two children and five grandchildren. Alberta taught English at Cleveland State University part time from 1964 to 1969, then full time until her retirement in 1990, and part time again for several years after that. Before 1969 s...

Minster, Mark. (person)

Silliman, Ronald, 1946-.... (person)

American poet. From the description of Disappearance of the word, appearance of the world : signed typescript, [1976?]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18849645 American poet, writer, and editor, born in Pasco, Washington, in 1946. Has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life, and is associated with the Language School of writers. Attended Merritt College, San Francisco State Univ., and the Univ. of California a...

Phillips, David (person)

Larkin, Philip (person)

English author Philip Larkin was born in Coventry and educated at Oxford. Within a few years of graduation, he had published two novels and a volume of poetry. His verse was technically accomplished and quite readable; despite a remarkably small output, he became one of the most highly-regarded poets of the 20th century. He was equally popular with critics and his loyal public, successfully producing accessible verse with a uniquely English voice that remained true to classical tradition. Shy an...

Eisenberg, Barry (person)

Former student of Sellin's. Attended Columbia University School of Law. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1970-1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236168351 ...

McKinney, Irene (person)

Merson, John (person)

Burns, John (person)

Epithet: Professor of Surgery at Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001eb Epithet: Reverend; of the Barony Church, Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001ec ...

Hughes, Helena (person)

Lumpkin, Kenneth (person)

Yamamoto, Paul. (person)

Tukwila, Len. (person)

Becker, Priscilla. (person)

Bishop, Jacqueline, 1971- (person)

McCarthy, Joanne (person)

Rueckert, William. (person)

Kraus, Thomas (person)

Mulvihill, Michael. (person)

Packer, Toni (person)

Dyer, Robert (person)

Brown, Jared W. (person)

Martinović, Lisa. (person)

Hejinian, Lyn (person)

American poet, publisher, and editor, born in San Francisco in 1941. Associated with the Language School of contemporary poetry. Publisher of Tuumba Press chapbooks since the late 1970s and editor of Poetics journal since 1982. An important figure in promoting the avant-garde poetry of her day. Has spent most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. From the description of Lyn Hejinian papers, 1973-1994. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat recor...

Bevis, William. (person)

Borregaard, Ebbe (person)

Publisher. From the description of Papers, 1961-1965. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 38483721 ...

Holthaus, Gary H., 1932- (person)

Sōin. (person)

Hirschman, Jack (person)

Tanaka, Hiroyoshi (person)

Bamberger, Paul (person)

Opstedal, Kevin. (person)

Howe, Susan, 1937- (person)

BIOGRAPHY Born in 1937, Susan Howe's career as a poet grew from a painting and drawing career and began, with the exception of publications of earlier poems in serials, with the 1974 edition of Hinge Picture (New York, Telephone Books). Closely associated with the late 1970s and 1980s Language Poets' movement, Susan Howe's poetry and scholarship are most accurately characterized as language based and experimental. Howe's early training and c...

O'Toole, Greg (person)

McDonnell, Sean J. (person)

Evans, George (person)

Epithet: the elder, of Cork British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x00035f Title: 2nd Baron Carbery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000362 Epithet: of Severn Hill, Shrewsbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x00035b Epithet: ...

Sutherland, Elizabeth (person)

Epithet: widow of Eric Sutherland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x0000cd ...

Manaugh, Geoffrey M. (person)

Hammer, Louis, 1931- (person)

Robertson, David (person)

Epithet: Commander; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x00003d Epithet: Kt, MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000209 Epithet: of Add MS 40214 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00002e Epithet: geologist, of Glasgow ...

Takseena, Ana. (person)

Brewer, Gaylord, 1965- (person)

Cairns, Scott (person)

Sanders, Ed (person)

James Edward Sanders was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 17, 1939. In 1958, at the age of 17, he left the University of Missouri, hitchhiked to New York City, and enrolled at New York University . Between 1961 and 1963, Sanders participated in a number of nonviolent demonstrations against the proliferation of nuclear weapons. At a peace vigil in August 1961, Sanders was fined and later jailed for refusing to pay. While in jail, Sanders wrote his first book, Poem from Jail, ...

Hymes, Dell H. (person)

Dell Hathaway Hymes, an anthropologist, linguist, and educator, is best known for his studies of the language and culture of Native Americans at the Warm Springs reservation in Central Oregon. From the guide to the Introduction to Swadesh Book, The Origin and Diversification of Language, 1971, (American Philosophical Society) Dell H. Hymes is a linguist and folklorist. From the guide to the The language of the Kathlamet Chinook, 1955, 1955, (American Philosophica...

Cardona-Hine, Alvaro (person)

Bright, William (person)

Unknown. From the guide to the William Bright: Commonplace Book of Historical Notes, 1644-1652, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000352.0x000353 ...

Mitchell, F. E. (person)

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Sanchez, Carol Lee (person)

Utsi, Paulus. (person)

Coleman, Janet (person)

Rind, Sherry (person)

Wolff, John (person)

Hedin, Robert (person)

Snyder, Gary (person)

Biography Biographical Narrative Masa Uehara, daughter of Tokusei and Mitsu, was raised in Japan. She and Gary Snyder were introduced in 1966 at a dinner party hosted by Hisao Kanaseki, one of her university professors and a friend of Snyder's. At the time of their introduction Uehara had recently graduated from Kobe University and was planning to pursue graduate studies at Ochanomizu Women's Universit...

Klefinghaus, Sibylle (person)

Axelrod, David B. (person)

Fowler, Gene (person)

Finkel, Donald (person)

Cota, Raúl Antonio 1949- (person)

Montoya, Jose (person)

Carey, Michael A., 1954- (person)

Smith, Lawrence R. (person)

Lai, Whalen (person)

Barnard, Mary. (person)

American poet, biographer, and translator Mary Ethel Barnard was born in Vancouver, Washington on December 6, 1909. She was the daughter of Bertha Hoard and Samuel Melvin Barnard, who worked in the timber industry. After graduating from Reed College in 1932, Barnard established a relationship by mail with Ezra Pound, who became her literary mentor. Her poetry, prose, and translations of Greek poetry were published in literary magazines and as monographs. She was awarded numerous honors throughou...

Hadley, Drummond (person)

Martinson, Harry, 1904-1978 (person)

Yamaguchi, Koji (person)

Lawless, Gary (person)

Tipton, James Glenn. (person)

Berg, Peter (person)

Duripor. (person)

Romtvedt, David (person)

Flowers, Neil (person)

Raz, Yosefa. (person)

Kopp, Karl (person)

Asawa, Ruth (person)

Born in Norwalk, California, Asawa is known for her wire sculpture, public commissions, and activism in education and the arts. In 1945, she attended Black Mountain College, where she was taught by Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller, and Merce Cunningham, through whom she met David Tudor. Starting in 1960, she began to make drawings of family and friends, including Tudor. From the description of Portraits of David Tudor [graphic] / Ruth Asawa. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat recor...

Harper, Greg. (person)

Tipping, Richard (person)

Poet. Author of Soft riots (winner of the Harris Jones Memorial Prize for poetry in 1972). From the description of Papers of Richard Tipping [manuscript]. 1968-1974. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826438 ...

Weiss, Ruth, 1924- (person)

Mead, Matthew, 1630?-1699 (person)

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Webb, S. K. (person)

Koller, James (person)

Poet, novelist and editor of Coyote's Journal and Coyote Books; originally of Illinois, later of San Francisco, Calif., New Mexico, and Brunswick, Me.; b. James Anthony Koller, 1936. From the description of James Koller papers, 1959-1986. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28412840 Born in 1936 in Oak Park, Illinois, Koller is an American poet, novelist, editor and publisher. Koller obtained his B.A. from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois in 1958; h...

King, Bob (person)

Bogan, James (person)

Sessions, George, 1938-.... (person)

Aleixandre, Vicente, 1898-1984 (person)

Camus, Albert, 1913-1960 (person)

Albert Camus (1913-1960) was an influential intellectual and writer. He was born and raised in Algeria, but spent most of his life during World War II and afterwards in France. Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. From the description of Albert Camus papers, 1936-1959. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 299152604 Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French author, journalist, and philosopher. From the guide to the Albert Camus Letters to Lucet...

Stephens, Alan Archer. (person)

Maggi, Maria Theresa (person)

Plocher, Kumar. (person)

DiYanni, Robert. (person)

Von Reis, Siri. (person)

Holman, Robert (person)

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Bertolino, James, 1942- (person)

James Bertolino was born in Pence, Wisconsin on October 4, 1942. In November 1966, Bertolino married Lois Behling. Bertolino attended Wisconsin State University at Stevens Point, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Wisconsin State University at Oskosh. Later he attended and taught at Washington State University and Cornell University where he received his Master of Fine Arts Degree. Bertolino's teaching appointments including a teaching as...

Lamadrid, Enrique R. (person)

Juan Bautista Rael, a pioneering Spanish linguist and folklorist, was born in Arroyo Hondo, north of Taos, in 1900. He was schooled at St. Michael’s College in Santa Fe and the Christian Brothers’ College in St. Louis. He received his bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College, Oakland, CA and a master’s from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1927. Long absences from home gave him an appreciation of the Hispanic village life, music and folklore he had known in New Mexico. In...

Nickles, J. V. (person)

Duoduo (person)

Balisle, Michael (person)

Wakukawa, Seiyei. (person)

Byrd, Don (person)

Furuta, Soichi (person)

Dine, Jim (person)

Mekas, Jonas, 1922-.... (person)

Jonas Mekas was born in Lithuania in 1922. In 1949, Mekas emigrated with his brother to the United States, where he became interested in avant-garde film. He later began screening his own avant-garde films and publishing criticism in several different venues, including Film Culture . Mekas also founded the Anthology Film Archives, one of the world's largest collections of avant-garde films. From the description of Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970. (University of...

Gach, Gary (person)

McCord, Howard, 1932-.... (person)

Howard McCord was born on November 3, 1932, in El Paso, Texas. After a hitch in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, he returned to El Paso and attended Texas Western College receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. The following year he received a Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Utah. In 1960, he began teaching at Washington State University offering courses in Poetry and Eastern Civilizations. He also began the graduate program in Creative Writing. In 1965 he wa...

Gonzalez, Ray (person)

Born in 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Mr. Gonzalez was vice-chair of the Mexican American Democrats of Texas in 1997. He is a Vietnam War era veteran. Mr. Gonzalez attended Midwestern University and has operated and automobile repair business with his father for over thirty years. From the description of Oral history interview with Ray A. Gonzalez, 1997 [videorecording]. (University of Texas at Arlington). WorldCat record id: 49665408 ...

Bishop, Judith, 1972-.... (person)

Piercy, Marge (person)

Addiss, Stephen (person)

Biography The Ruth & Sherman Lee Institute was founded in 1995 by Willard G. Clark and his wife, Elizabeth. Long attracted to the art and culture of Japan, the Clarks began acquiring Japanese art seriously from the 1970s, and their collection, though supplemented with later gifts, still comprises the core of the museum's holdings. The Clarks named the Institute in honor of their longtime friend and acquisitions advisor, Dr. Sherman Lee, f...

Simon, John Oliver (person)

Tysh, Christine (person)

Fields, Brian W. (person)

Posner, David Louis (person)

American poet David Louis Posner was born August 6, 1921, in New York, to Nell and Louis S. Posner. In 1945, Posner received his B.A. from Kenyon College where he majored in French and in 1947 he received his M.A. in English Literature from Harvard. After studying at the Sorbonne, he worked for two years with Radio Diffusion Française interviewing famous personalities. During this time, he traveled extensively in Europe and pursued an interes...

Jouanard, Gil. (person)

Preston, Scott (person)

Cohen, Doug. (person)

Honda, Katsuichi (person)

Thompson, John (person)

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Carter, Jared (person)

Early Mormon convert. From the guide to the Jared Carter journal, 1831-1833, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Carter is the grand-nephew of painter Glen Cooper Henshaw. From the description of Jared Carter papers relating to Glen Cooper Henshaw, 1880-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83688639 ...

Simic, Charles (person)

Zhou, Enlai, 1898-1976 (person)

Kŭnchev, Nikolaĭ. (person)

Prévert, Jacques. (person)

White, James L. (person)

Allen, Paula Gunn (person)

Baldwin, Van D. (person)

Young, Gary (person)

Cope, David, 1941-.... (person)

Waldman, Anne, 1945- (person)

Poet, performer, editor, publisher, and teacher; director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project (New York); co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. From the description of Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68914842 American poet associated with the New York School of Poetry. From the description of 100 memories, 1970. (University of Calif...

Finn, Mike (person)

Gage, Maura (person)

Deloria, Vine (person)

Vine Deloria Jr., author, theologian, historian, lawyer, and community organizer was a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. Born on March 26, 1933 in Martin, South Dakota near the Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux Reservation, he was the grandson of Tipi Sapa (Black Lodge), also known as Rev. Philip Joseph Deloria, an Episcopal priest and a leader of the Yankton band of the Nakota Nation. Deloria's father, Vine Sr. (1901–1990), studied English and Christian theology and became an Episcopal arch...

Dana, Robert, 1929-2010 (person)

Vasquez, Robert (person)

Sweeney, Dick. (person)

Forché, Carolyn. (person)

Vojta, Janneli. (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...

Harrison, Lou (person)

An American composer, Lou Harrison was born in 1917 and taught at Black Mountain College from 1951 until 1952. From the guide to the Lou Harrison Papers., 1946-1971, (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center .) Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00001f ...

Connor, Julia. (person)

Perlman, John (person)

Root, William Pitt, 1941- (person)

Shen, Zufen (person)

Gibson, Morgan, 1929-.... (person)

Farber, Thomas (person)

Shigematsu, Sōiku 1943- (person)

Erdrich, Louise, 1954- (person)

Karen Louise Erdrich was born June 7, 1954 in Little Falls, Minnesota. The oldest of seven children, Erdrich grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota. She entered Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire) in 1972, part of the college's first coeducational class. She graduated from Dartmouth in 1976, with a Bachelor of Arts. Following graduation, she returned to North Dakota to teach poetry and writing to young people through the State Arts Council. She next attended Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore...

Miller, Joaquin (person)

Kowit, Steve (person)

James, Phil. (person)

Hamlin, Bradley Mason (person)

Brooks, Dennis E. (Dennis Eugene), 1953- (person)

Shendge, Malati J. (person)

Ajay, Stephen (person)

McKittrick, P. Douglas (person)

McKenna, Terence K., 1946-.... (person)

Miller, Frances (person)

Hammond, Mac (person)

Killoran, Eamon. (person)

Hunter, Neale (person)

Cooper, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 38210 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x00024d Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x000247 Epithet: of Add MS 41263 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000445.0x00024f Epithet: of Add MS 39550 ...

Wilson, Darryl Babe, 1939-.... (person)

Graham, Alan (Alan Crosland), 1896-1964 (person)

Alan Crosland Graham (1896-1964) began his career in the army serving in France and Russia between 1916 and 1920. After leaving the army his political career began as secretary to the Earl of Balfour, 1925-1929 and Viscount Hailsham, 1932-1935. During this time he contested the parliamentary constituencies parliamentary contests of Stirling, Denbigh and Darwen. He was finally elected as Conservative MP for Wirral in 1935. He remained MP for Wirral until 1945. During his time in Parliament he dis...

MacAdams, Lewis (person)

Whalen, Phillip. (person)

Retallack, Joan. (person)

Tagliabue, John, 1923-.... (person)

John Tagliabue (1923-2006) was an American poet and playwright. Born in Italy, Tagliabue came with his family to the United States while still a child. He studied English at Columbia University where his fellow students inluded Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, and over his career received six Fulbright fellowships which he spent in Italy, China, Japan, and Indonesia. He taught for more than 35 years (1953-1989) at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where he actively recruited notable poets like D...

Lawson, JonArno (person)

Rumaker, Michael, 1932-.... (person)

Author and poet, early associate of Beat writers in San Francisco, Calif., and student at Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, N.C. From the description of Michael Rumaker papers, ca. 1957-1990. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420364 Michael Rumaker was born in South Philadelphia to Michael Joseph and Winifred Marvel Rumaker, the fourth of nine children. He spent his first seven months in the Preston Retreat charity ward, too sickly to be b...

Herndon, John. (person)

Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 (person)

Rilke wrote to Werfel in 1913 after reading Werfel's first 2 books of poems, Der Weltfreund and Wir sind. They met for the first time in the same year. Ruth Siebe-Rilke was the daughter of Rilke and Clara Westhoff; here she signs her name Ruth Fritzsche-Rilke. She was at that time the administrator of the Rilke family archive, located in Fischerhude, near Bremen, Germany. (More recently the archive has been located in Gernsbach.) From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werf...

Martino, Bill (person)

Kohav, Alexander (person)

Snow, Edith. (person)

Giraud, Daniel et. al. (person)

Imamura, Ryo. (person)

Gordon, Roxy (person)

Story, Gillian L. (person)

Cody, Jim. (person)

Bakken, Dick. (person)

Anderson, Gene (person)

Rogers, Del Marie (person)

Author and educator. Native of Dallas, Texas. Received English Ph. D., 1970. Taught in several southern colleges and universities. Lectured on creative writing. Since 1977, published several books of poetry, pertaining mainly to the southwest. From the description of Papers, 1959-1982. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25180650 ...

Tonouchi, Lee A. (person)

Vinograd, Julia, 1943- (person)

Salisbury, Ralph J. (person)

González, Rigoberto. (person)

Bukowski, Charles (person)

Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) was born in Andernach, Germany and came to the U.S. when he was three. He grew up in Los Angeles and began writing as a child. He published his first story at age 24 and first poem at age 35. He spent much of his life drifting. Although Bukowski did not associate with "beat writers," his style attracts readers and followers of the beat generation. A prolific writer, much of his work is based on his own experience using the language and subjects of the street. He wrot...

Montgomery, John (person)

Epithet: of A D Peters, literary agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x00014a Epithet: of Arundel MS 22 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x00014e ...

Dawson, Thomas (person)

Epithet: of Castle Dawson, county Londonderry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002c2 Epithet: of Add MS 35755 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002c1 Thomas Dawson served as a surgeon on a sealing voyage to the Greenland Sea in 1841 From the guide to the Thomas Dawson collection, 1841, (Scott Polar...

Beinin, Joel, 1948-.... (person)

Gregory, Russell C. (person)

Schenck, David, 1835-1902 (person)

Lawyer of Lincoln and Greensboro, N.C., Superior Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District of North Carolina, 1874-1882, general counsel of the Richmond and Danville Railroad, and president of the Guilford Battleground Co. From the description of David Schenck papers, 1849-1917 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23765350 David Schenck (1835-1902), son of a doctor and apothecary of Lincolnton, N.C., attended Judge Fearson's Law School in Rockford, N.C., and recei...

Broughton, James Richard. (person)

Kenyon, Jane (person)

Gordon, Jaimy (person)

Frič, Alberto Vojtěch, 1882-1944 (person)

Yake, Bill (person)

Dorran, Keely Sadira. (person)

Baldwin, Neil (person)

Friedrich, Paul (person)

Horse Capture, George P. (person)

Gold, Peter (person)

Epithet: coffee merchant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000702.0x0000e1 ...

Bronson, Robert Stevens. (person)

Namkhai Norbu, 1938- (person)

Ranson, Nicholas (person)

Grizzell, Pat (person)

Meyers, Bert, 1928-1979 (person)

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...

De la O, Marsha (person)

Bachmann, Ingeborg, 1926-1973 (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0001f1 ...

Fries, Peter Howard. (person)

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 (person)

Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Kodolányi, Gyula. (person)

Chandonnet, Ann (person)

Enslin, Theodore (person)

Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, PA on March 25, 1925. He studied musical composition privately with Nadia Boulanger and Francis Judd Cooke. He has two children, Deirdre and Jonathan Morton, from his first marriage with Mildred Marie Stout in 1945. He divorced in 1961 and married Alison Jane Jose in 1969; they have a son, Jacob Hezekiah. Theodore Enslin has written many books of poetry, including "Forms" (1971-1973), "The Poems" (1970), "Views" (1973), "Synthesis" (1975) "Etudes" (1972) and ...

Blomfield, Adelaide (person)

Rochelle, Jay C. (person)

Small, Deborah. (person)

McAuley, James J. (person)

Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 (person)

Brecht was a German dramatist and poet. Karl Korsch was a Marxist theoretician. From the description of Correspondence with Karl Korsch, 1934-ca.1954. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556373 From the guide to the Bertolt Brecht correspondence with Karl Korsch, ca. 1934-1954., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reyersbach was a pediatrician with special training in endocrinology and rheumatic diseases; she came to the U.S. in ...

Corso, Gregory (person)

American writer, primarily of poetry, Corso was born in New York City in 1930. He worked as a migrant laborer, newspaper reporter for the L.A. Examiner, and merchant seaman before joining the English Department at SUNY Buffalo in 1965. In the mid-1950s he began to give public readings of his poetry, often sharing the stage with other Beat poets. His 1958 volume, GASOLINE, marks the beginning of his long association with San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore and the Bay Area in general, which fig...

Laubly, Richard (person)

Maloney, Dennis (person)

Biography The Time of Our Lives The circuses we get Are our own lives. The fight for survival is Our own tyranny and Our own entertainment. Edith M. Shiffert These lines spring from Edith Marion Marcombe Shiffert, Canadian born poet and translator of Japanese haiku masters. Her books are inspired by the natural and human worlds, and the aesthetic, philosophical and literary traditions of Japan. Many call her a religious poet, but ...

Levine, Philip (person)

Skyturtle, Koala. (person)

Glaser, Elton (person)

Berman, Michael P., 1956- (person)

Hoffman, Michael (person)

Di Sandro, Mariano, 1915- (person)

Polansky, Paul, 1942-.... (person)

P. R. K. (person)

Stroud, Joseph, 1943- (person)

Mei, Shaowu (person)

MacLean, Robert Leon, 1948- (person)

Pavlich, Walter, 1955- (person)

Reuth, Pola (person)

Everson, William, 1912-1994 (person)

American poet, printer, and activist. Everson was a conscientious objector during the later years of World War II, and was associated with Kenneth Rexroth and his circle in San Francisco in the late 1940s. He converted to Roman Catholicism in 1949, joined the Catholic Workers Movement, and eventually entered the Dominican Religious Order in 1950, taking the name Brother Antoninus. Everson was associated with the San Francisco Renaissance of the late 1950s. He left the Dominican order in 1971. ...

Clifford, Sigerson (person)

Ronan, Richard (person)

Henson, Lance (person)

Heath, William (person)

Epithet: Clerk of the Navy Stores at Portsmouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x000046 Epithet: purveyor of rabbits British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x00004b Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descripti...

Clark, Jeffrey (Jeffrey L.) (person)

Fennelly, Beth Ann, 1971- (person)

Stock, F. Bjornson. (person)

Cleary, Thomas F., 1949-.... (person)

Cronym, George W. (person)

Bringhurst, Robert (person)

Poet Robert Bringhurst was raised in the Canadian Rockies. He attended M.I.T., the University of Utah and Indiana University. Returning to Canada in 1973 after a prolonged residence in South America, Europe and the Near East, Bringhurst joined the Department of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. He authored several books including "Bergschrund" (1975), "Tzuhslem's mountain" (1982) and "The Beauty of weapons: selected poems" (1983). He served as co-editor of "Visions: Contemp...

Dyc, Gloria (person)

Pleasants, Ben. (person)

Legg, Craig. (person)

Balchowsky, Eddie (person)

Tanaka, Jun (person)

Du, Fu (person)

Hamill, Sam. (person)

Sam Hamill is the author of over 30 books, including original poetry, essays, and translations from Chinese, Japanese, Estonian, Latin, and Greek. Included among his works are Nootka Rose (1987), A Poet's Work: The Other Side of Poetry (1990), Only Companion: Japanese Poems of Love and Longing (1992), Destination Zero: Poems, 1970-1995 (1995), Gratitude (1998), and Dumb Luck (2002). Hamill received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a Guggenheim Memorial fello...

Contoski, Victor (person)

Brideau, Elizabeth. (person)

Rykwert, Joseph, 1926-.... (person)

Griffin, Shaun T. (Shaun Timothy), 1953- (person)

Spatola, Adriano (person)

Dorgan, Theo (person)

Rainbow. (person)

Qian, Xiao (person)

Woodbridge, Sally Byrne. (person)

Kaplan, Lawrence D. (person)

Johnson, Loring (person)

McCullough, Ken (person)

Cosem, Michel (person)

Jourdan, Pierre-Albert, 1924-1981 (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 ...

Miłosz, Czesław (person)

Czesław Miłosz, poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate, was born on June 30, 1911 in Šeteniai (Szetejnie), Lithuania and died on August 14, 2004 in Kraków, Poland, at the age of 93. He married Janina Dłuska (1909-1986) in 1944 and they had two sons: Anthony and John Peter. His second wife Carol Thigpen, whom he married in 1992, died in 2002. Miłosz grew up in Lithuania amid diverse languages and ethnicities (including Polish, Lithuanian, Russian and Jewish) yet retained a str...

Moser, Norman (person)

Moser was editor of ILLUMINATIONS. Baca, a Chicano, was a prisoner in the Southwest, championed by Levertov. He has since had several books published by New Directions. Mariposa, friend of Baca, is a poet and translator of South American poetry. From the description of Incoming letters from Jimmy Santiago Baca, Denise Levertov, and "Mariposa, " 1976-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398124 Poet, author of "I Live in the South of My Heart" and "A Shaman's Songbook." ...

Liu, Xiang (person)

Beining, Guy (person)

Pommy-Vega, Janine (person)

The American poet Janine Pommy-Vega was born in 1942 in Jersey City, New Jersey. During the early 1960s she moved to Greenwich Village, became acquainted with the Beat writers Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac, and married the Peruvian painter Fernando Vega. Following Vega’s death from a drug overdose in 1965, Pommy-Vega wrote and published her first book, Poems to Fernando, with City Lights Books in 1968. She has traveled extensively in North and South America, and in...

Wellinger, Maryclaire. (person)

Martin, Richard, 1956- (person)

Epithet: Vicar of Menheniot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x000152 Epithet: of Add MS 43783 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x00014d Epithet: Colonel; MP for county Galway British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x000147 Epithe...

Hua, Gu (person)

Ringpoche, Guru Dud Jom. (person)

Xin, Di, 1912-2004 (person)

Silesky, Barry, 1949- (person)

Alfaro, John. (person)

Suntree, Susan (person)

Huet, Craig. (person)

Taylor, Keith, 1930- (person)

Alcosser, Sandra, 1944- (person)

Tanikawa, Shuntarō. (person)

Horace (person)

Edson, Bart. (person)

Ackley, Randall William. (person)

Matlin, David. (person)

Martin, Glen (person)

Lummis, Suzanne (person)

Grigsby, Gordon (person)

Wright, Charles (person)

Wang, Xiaoying (person)

Brown, Rebecca, M.D. (person)

Tamada, Ichiyo. (person)

Fortunato, Peter. (person)

Howard, Ann (person)

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Staple, Will (person)

Gibson, Keiko. (person)

Plath, James (person)

Ignatow, Rose Graubart (person)

Biography Rose Graubart Ignatow studied art at Cooper Union and at the Art Students League in New York; attended Philip Evergood's Artist Equity class; and worked with Jack Levine. She has exhibited paintings and drawings in shows at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1951-53), the Flordia Museum (1952), the West Virginia Museum (1953), the Baltimore Museum "Seaport Show" (1954), and the Jewish Museum in New York. She has also had one-person exh...

Taus, Roger (person)

Mackie, James (person)

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Peters, Robert (person)

Pereira, Teresinka (person)

Leed, Jacob, 1924- (person)

Goodell, Larry, 1935- (person)

Hawkins, Bobbie Louise (person)

Piccione, Anthony (person)

Broderick, John C (person)

Hughey, Richard Kohlman. (person)

Stephens, Michael Gregory (person)

Eshelman, Clayton. (person)

Hofman, Zen. (person)

Trinidad, David (person)

Wing, Stephen (person)

Barnes, Keith (person)

Meng, Lang (person)

Elliott, David (person)

Welch, James (person)

Kicknosway, Faye (person)

Howard, Helen A. (person)

Mizuna, Akira. (person)

Garwood, Galen (person)

Canan, Janine (person)

Born in Los Angeles November 2,1942, Janine Canan is a Stanford graduate who received her M.D. from New York University School of Medicine and is a practicing psychiatrist in Sonoma, California. She is the author of many books of poetry including In the Palace of Creation: Selected Works 1969-1999 (Scars 2003), and Messages from Amma: In the Language of the Heart, sayings of the Indian "hugging saint" (Celestial Arts 2004), selected for "Best Spiritual Books of 2004." Her books Changing Woman (S...

Guravich, Donald (person)

De Vos, Minke. (person)

Alberti, Bart. (person)

Resta, Stefano (person)

Greene, Jonathan, 1943- (person)

Wildman, Philip. (person)

Sternlieb, Barry (person)

Prevert, Jacques. (person)

Lin, Huanzhang (person)

O'Mary, Barbara (person)

Dunsmore, Roger. (person)

Robinson, Jerry. (person)

Jerry Robinson (1922- ) is an American comic book artist and cartoonist. Robinson was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1922 and studied journalism at Columbia University. Robinson is known for his work on Batman, which is where his career began in 1939 after meeting Bob Kane, creator of the then-new superhero. He has been credited with creating The Joker (whether alone or with Bill Finger and Bob Kane has been disputed) and assisting in the development Batman's sidekick, R...

Nelson, John (person)

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Reynolds, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 38421 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00004a Epithet: MA, Fellow of Eton College, Canon of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000046 Epithet: Commissary-General of the Horse in Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc...

Swantner, Dave Pazos. (person)

Lares, Matthew H. (person)

Martins, Max (person)

Wright, Rebecca (person)

Page, James M. (person)

Neruda, Pablo (person)

Liberman, Kenneth (person)

Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Liberman: oral history, 1988. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122362082 ...

Ma, Chun (person)

Lonidier, Lynn (person)

Lynn Lonidier was a teacher, author, and multimedia performance artist. She majored in music at San Francisco State University where she studied composition with Pauline Oliveros. She later participated in the "Poet in the Schools" program in Northern California schools. Lonidier was active in multimedia theater and performance art, as well as various women's collectives. She was connected with the Lavender Rose Collective and was a "founding mother" of the San Francisco Women's Building. ...

Robertson, Kirk (person)

Bellm, Dan (person)

Stoneburner, Tony. (person)

Hanna, Linda. (person)

Whitney, J. D. (person)

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939-.... (person)

Brady, Robert, 1627?-1700 (person)

Epithet: MD, Master of Caius College, Cambridge, Keeper of the Records in the Tower, etc. (ob. 1700) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000358 Epithet: MD, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge, and MP.for that University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000359 ...

Caldicott, Helen. (person)

Helen Caldicott is a pediatrician and environmental activist. In her native Australia, she led successful campaigns to ban French atmospheric nuclear testing and uranium mining. In the U.S., she revived Physicians for Social Responsibility while an instructor at Harvard Medical School and a fellow at Children's Hospital Medical Center. In 1980, she resigned to become a full-time anti-nuclear activist. She helped found the Medical Campaign Against Nuclear War, and the Women's Party for Survival, ...

Underwood, Paula (person)

Gessert, George, 1944-.... (person)

Weiss, Sigmund (person)

Olds, Sharon (person)

Kealey, Dennis. (person)

Blazek, Douglas, 1941- (person)

American poet. From the description of An owl inside my head & dead leaves : typescript, [196-] / Douglas Blazek. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18418314 ...

Garza, Tarazona de. (person)

Kinsey, Leland (person)

Kinder, George (person)

Wheatley, David (person)

Suwa, Yu. (person)

Lopez, Yulalona L. (person)

Bezner, Kevin (person)

Wang, Chongxing (person)

Levy, D. A. (person)

D.a. levy (Darryl Allen Levy) was a central figure in poetry and the publishing of poetry in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1962 until his death in 1968. Using a small hand letterpress and mimeograph, levy produced and distributed hundreds of chapbooks, pamphlets, magazines, and newspapers. From 1963-1968 his 7 Flowers Press and his publications The Marrahwannah Quarterly and The Buddhist Third Class Junk Mail Oracle printed the works of scores of Cleveland poets. His own poetry appeared in journals thro...

Brett, Peter (person)

Moyle, Marilyn A. (person)

Kleinzahler, August (person)

Perchik, Simon (person)

Oderman, Kevin Mark. (person)

McClure, Joanna (person)

Price, Michael K. (person)

O'Connor, Mark (person)

Lopez, Barry Holstun (person)

Vangelisti, Paul (person)

Biography Paul Vangelisti was born in San Francisco in 1945 and graduated from the University of San Francisco in 1967 with a B.A. in English and philosophy. He attended Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) for a year as a research fellow and moved to Los Angeles in 1968 to attend the University of Southern California, from which he was awarded a Master of Arts in literature in 1970. Vangelisti started a poetry magazine, Invisible City, in 1971 ...

Deemer, Bill (person)

Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 (person)

Charles Olson, the leading voice of the Black Mountain poets, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and was a notable student at Wesleyan University, where his groundbreaking work on Herman Melville evolved into the highly praised monograph, Call Me Ishmael. Inspired by Franklin Roosevelt, Olson worked his way up through the Democratic Party, but quit after Roosevelt's death, and began a brilliant career as a writer and educator. His manifesto, Projective Verse, influenced a generation of poets ...

Arnold, Bob (person)

Kuhn, Ryan. (person)

Kaufman, Shirley (person)

Chohan, N. Anubhava (person)

Thompson, Chad (person)

Wilkens, Harry R., 1945- (person)

Castlebury, John (person)

Watt, Marty. (person)

Paul, Sherman (person)

Charters, Samuel, 1929-.... (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 29149 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000365 For nearly the last 50 years, Samuel Charters has been discovering and documenting African American music. Starting as a field recorder for Folkways Records in 1954, Sam Charters has also served as recording director for Prestige and Vanguard Records, producer for Sonet Records and is the owner of Gazell Records . A prolific writer and poe...

Dunn, David (person)

Epithet: Admiral; KCH British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00001a Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x00001b ...

Schechter, Howard. (person)

Rosenstock, Gabriel (person)

De Kok, Ingrid, 1951-.... (person)

Alexie, Sherman (person)

Beatty, Adrienne. (person)

Highsmith, David (person)

Anderson, Margaret C (person)

Margaret Caroline Anderson was an American editor, literary critic, and founder of "The Little Review" literary magazine. From the guide to the Margaret C. Anderson collection of papers, 1918-1973, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Margaret Anderson was born November 24, 1886 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Arthur Aubrey Anderson and Jessie Shortridge Anderson. The eldest of three d...

Foreman, Paul, 1943- (person)

American publisher, editor, novelist, poet. His Thorp Springs Press published poetry, novels, and two literary journals, Hyperion and Tawte. From the description of Paul Foreman Papers, 1919-1979, and the Records of Thorp Springs Press 1967-1982. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349038 ...

King, Robert A. (person)

Schenker, Donald, 1930- (person)

Poniewaz, Jeff (person)

Motier, Donald (person)

Mason, L. G. (person)

Means, Patrick. (person)

Watson, Richard A. (person)

Zais, Brad. (person)

Lopaze, David (person)

Tai Seru (person)

Studebaker, William (person)

Gray, Darrell, 1945- (person)

Kaiser, Thomas (person)

Whyte, David (person)

Nelson, Crawdad. (person)

Bozanic, Nick (person)

Baker, Lois (person)

Farkas, Endre (person)

Notley, Alice, 1945-.... (person)

Alice Notley, born in Bisbee, Arizona, in 1945, is a recognized American poet, author, and editor. Among the numerous collections of verse that she has published are Incidentals in the Day World (Angel Hair Books, 1973), When I Was Alive, (Vehicle Edition, 1980), Waltzing Matilda, (Kulchur Foundation, 1981), Margaret and Dusty (Coffee House Press, 1985), and How Spring Comes (Toothpaste Press, 1981). In addition to her poetry, Notley wrote a short autobiography entitled Tell Me Again (Am Here Bo...

Grabill, James. (person)

Martin, Ross M. (Ross Murdoch), 1929- (person)

Keithley, George, 1935- (person)

Ras, Barbara (person)

Hyde, Lewis (person)

Miller, Jim Wayne (person)

Griffin, Susan (person)

Burnham, Linda Frye (person)

Whalen, Philip (person)

Biography Philip Whalen (1923-2002) graduated from Reed College in 1951 on the GI Bill after serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II. It was at Reed that Whalen met and became friends with poets Gary Snyder and Lew Welch. Several years later, Whalen was one of the poets who read with Snyder and others at the historic Six Gallery reading in San Francisco on October 13, 1955. Allen Ginsberg first performed his poem, Howl, at the Six Galle...

Stevens, Michelle (person)

Venn, George, 1943- (person)

Thomas, David (person)

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Price, V. B. (Vincent Barrett) (person)

Poet, editor, writer and teacher. Born in Los Angeles, Calif. in 1940. Educated in California and New Mexico. From the description of V. B. Price papers, 1960-2004. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 31469585 V.B. Price, poet, editor, writer and teacher, was born August 30, 1940 in Los Angeles,California. He received a BA in Anthropology in 1962 from the University of New Mexico, where he also did post graduate work. Price st...

Frank, Simon (person)

Cofrancesco, Joan (person)

Kemf, Elizabeth (person)

Speece, Merry (person)

Ferguson, Gus (person)

Wiley, David (person)

Kindscher, Kelly (person)

Rogers, Phil (person)

Butts, Anthony (person)

Gibb, Robert (person)

Eyre, Ronald (person)

Epithet: theatre and television director, writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x00026d ...

David, Gary (person)

Sund, Robert, 1942- (person)

Dupin, C. Auguste. (person)

Hamill, Janet (person)

Poet, performer and artist. From the description of Janet Hamill archive, 1967-2010. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 779459143 ...

Moramarco, Fred S., 1938- (person)

Fred Moramarco is the founding editor of Poetry International, an annual journal published at San Diego State University. Now retired, Moramarco taught creative writing, poetry, and American literature at San Diego State University. Al Zolynas teaches writing and literature at Alliant International University, San Diego. Having known one another since graduate school, Moramarco and Zolynas collaborated on two anthologies of men's poetry. From the description of Moramarco and Zolynas ...

Reich, Wilhelm (person)

Witkowski, Annie. (person)

Clausen, Andy (person)

Stein, Charles (person)

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Tarrant, John (person)

Burke, Clifford. (person)

Stockwell, John (person)

Nelson, Peter (person)

Epithet: of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x00002d ...

Basler, Sabra Jane (person)

Reynolds, Rebecca (person)

Tanaka, Taiken. (person)

Massey, Marshall (person)

Grossinger, Richard, 1944-.... (person)

Tharaud, Ross. (person)

Williams, Raymond Charles. (person)

Adair, Virginia (person)

Peattie, Noel (person)

Noel Peattie was born on November 28, 1932 in Menton, France. He grew up in Santa Barbara, California, graduated from Pomona College in 1954 where he majored in philosophy, and held master's degrees from Yale (philosophy) and the University of California, Berkeley (library science). He served as Acquisitions Librarian at the University of California, Davis from 1966-1992. A poet, Peattie published Western Skyline, In the Dome of St. Laurence Meteor, King Humble's Grave and Sweetwater Ranch. He a...

Masterson, Dan, 1934- (person)

Elected to membership in Pen International in 1986, Dan Masterson is a recipient of two Pushcart Prizes and the Bullis, Borestone, and Fels awards. Widely published, his 5th book, That Which Is Seen: Poems Based Exclusively on Artwork, is nearing completion. Many of the selections have already appeared in such journals as The Sewanee, Georgia, and Ontario Review s, Artful Dodge, Ekphrasis, The New York Quarterly, Hotel Amerika, Kestrel, Mudlark, Eratio, Innisfree, Poems Niederngasse...

Moldaw, Carol (person)

Starer, Jacqueline (person)

Thompson, Daniel, 1935-2004 (person)

Giraud, Daniel (person)

Prevallet, Kristin (person)

Foley, Kelly (person)

Metcalf, Paul C. (person)

Paul Metcalf was a writer of poetry, plays and prose, who used an experimental style. Metcalf was born in East Milton, Massachusetts, to a New England family whose ancestors included Herman Melville and Roger Williams. One of Metcalf's best known works is Genoa , a story in which the author alludes to his family's relationship to Melville. In 1987 Paul Metcalf was honored by the American Academy and institute of Arts and Letters. Mr. Metcalf died on January 21, 1999,...

Holloway, Steven R. (person)

Knoeller, Christian, 1954- (person)

Godbold, Carlton M. (person)

Krull, Craig (person)

Richards, Brian (person)

Zhu, Ziqi (person)

Herschel, John (person)

Sengcan. (person)

Perlis, Alan D. (person)

Parra, Nicanor, 1914-.... (person)

Normington, Jim (person)

Hoffman, Daniel (person)

Baber, Bob Henry (person)

Bob Henry Baber, a poet and novelist, holds a B.A. in English from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, and a doctorate in creative writing from the Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was raised on Long Island, New York, and on his grandparents' farm outside of Richwood, in Nicholas County, West Virginia. Baber's poetry has appeared in the Antioch/Appalachia publication What's a Nice Hillbilly Like You...?, and in works published by the Southern Appalachian Writer's Cooperative (SAWC), a gr...

Bagchi, Prabodh Chandra (person)

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...

Detro, Gene (person)

Lesser, Eugene. (person)

Taylor, J. Golden (person)

Wronsky, Gail Friemuth. (person)

Fisher, Harry (person)

Harry Fisher served as botanist and geologist on the British Exploring Expedition (Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition), 1894-1897 (leader Frederick Jackson), sponsored primarily by the newspaper proprietor Alfred Harmsworth to complete the exploration of Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa. Sledging journeys were undertaken, and on 17 June 1896 at Mys Flora, Jackson met Fridtjof Nansen, leader of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition, 1893-1896. The expedition confirmed that Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa was an archi...

Vincent, Stephen (person)

Deming, Alison Hawthorne, 1946-.... (person)

Clare, Josephine (person)

Bartley, Jackie (person)

Andersdatter, Karla Margaret (person)

Northern California poet and novelist. From the description of Karla Margaret Andersdatter papers, 1955-1993. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 60573832 ...

Levitt, Peter (person)

Maeder, Susan (person)

Lepisto, Andy. (person)

Haines, John, 1924-2011 (person)

John Meade Haines was born in 1924 in Norfolk, Virginia. From 1938-1941 he attended St. John's College in Washington, D.C. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946. After being discharged, he attended the National Art School in Washington, D.C. From 1948-1949 he attended American University in Washington, D.C., and from 1950-1952 he attended Hans Hofmann School of Fine Art in New York City. Wanting to live a life in the wilderness, he left New York City in 1954 for Alaska to live in a cabin he ...

Hewitt, Geof. (person)

Fromm, Rob. (person)

Ekner, Reidar, 1929-.... (person)

Zhong, Fangling (person)

Dean, Richard (person)

Epithet: President, Ealing and Hanwell Liberal Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x0000c8 ...

Kong, Jiesheng (person)

White, Gail (person)

Morrow, Bradford, 1951-.... (person)

Founded in 1981 by its editor, Bradford Morrow, who himself published the first three issues; subsequently published by David Godine, Collier Macmillan, and, beginning with issue 15 (1990) Bard College, where Morrow is professor of literature. Beginning with issue 14 (1989) it has constituted a semi-annual series of anthologies on a single topic, many of them guest-edited. Writers published in Conjunctions include many associated with Brown University, especially with the Graduate Program in Lit...

Cochran, Michael (person)

Mahon, Derek (person)

Ronan, Stephen (person)

Gordon, Kirpal (person)

Foss, Phillip O. (person)

Parcerisas, Francesc. (person)

Tornlund, Niklas. (person)

Cornish, Sam (person)

Rin, Fan. (person)

Kherdian, David (person)

Essayist, poet, and author David Kherdian (1931-) was the founder and co-editor of the literary magazine Nascent . His work on poetry includes Six Poets of the San Francisco Renaissance (1965). Kherdian is also the author of a number of childrens' books, including The Road from Home : the Story of an Armenian Girl (1979), a Newbery Honor Book (1980) that tells of the childhood of his mother, who grew up in Turkey before the Turkish government deported its Armenian population. ...

Lewitt, Fil. (person)

Barillas, William David (person)

Wrigley, P. (person)

McElroy, David (person)

Mezey, Robert (person)

Robert Mezey, writer, was born in 1935 in Philadelphia. Winner in 1960 of the Lamont Award for The Lovemaker, he has published many poetry collections, coedited Naked Poetry (1969), and was one of several translators for Poems from the Hebrew (1973). Evening Wind , a book of poems, appeared in 1987. His poems, prose, and translations have been appearing since 1953 in many journals, including The Hudson Review, The New Criterion, The Partisan Review, and the Yale Review among others. His books of...

Nepo, Mark. (person)

Zolynas, Al. (person)

Seldin, Tony (person)

Matsuo, Bashō, 1644-1694 (person)

Simon, Maurya, 1950- (person)

Tillman, Andy. (person)

Cirillo, Todd (person)

Dutton, Dennis H. (person)

Vermont, Charlie (person)

Marshall, Jack (person)

Hanlen, James. (person)

Sondheim, Alan (person)

Kubach, David (person)

Trantino, Tommy. (person)

Elmslie, Kenward (person)

An American poet, writer and lyricist associated with the New York School, Kenward Elmslie was born in New York City in 1929. The grandson of newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer, Elmslie graduated from Harvard in 1950 with a B.A. in literature and began his writing career as a lyricist and librettist for theatre and musicals, including The Sweet Bye and Bye (1966) and The Glass Harp (1972). He published stories, short plays and poetry in small magazines and collections; collaborated with graphic a...

Phillips, L. C. (person)

Schorb, E. M. (person)

Harter, Penny (person)

Davenport, Guy (person)

Author and illustrator (Nov. 23, 1927-Jan. 4, 2005). Nov. 23, 1927 Born in Anderson, South Carolina 1944 1948 Studied classics and English literature at Duke University 1948 Won Rhodes Scholarship to Merton College, Oxford ...

Wayman, Alex. (person)

Jones, Bill (person)

Gerber, Dan, 1940- (person)

Gerber is a Michigan author and poet. The Clarke Historical Library has 14 of his publications. From the description of Poetry, 19uu. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 44545436 ...

Ariel (person)

Ableman, Michael (person)

Sheehan, Marc J., 1954- (person)

Corr, Michael William (person)

Wright, Celeste Turner (person)

Celeste Turner Wright was born in New Brunswick, Canada on March 17, 1906 and moved with her family to Pasadena, California in 1918. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and earned a master's degree and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Wright, who came to the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis) in 1928, chaired the Division of English (1928-1934), the Division of Languages and Literature (1934-1952), and the Department of English,...

Laozi (person)

Bonner, Helen (person)

Petrosky, Tony. (person)

Suntree, Philip (person)

Nash, Douglas, 1962- (person)

Sharma, Brahma Dutta. (person)

Dodge, Jim, 1954- (person)

Harrison, Jim, 1937-.... (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e6 Epithet: Secretary, Finance Committee, Hull Trades and Labour Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e5 Jim Harrison (1937-), poet and novelist. From the description of Suite entire : the complete poems of Jim Harrison, 1998. (Unknown). ...

Sze, Arthur. (person)

Heinlein, David A., 1947- (person)

Egan, Charles J. (person)

Zilong, Jiang. (person)

Rafferty, Larry (person)

Winters, Yvor (person)

Lin, Liyun (person)

Pearlman, Bill (person)

Dalty, Noah. (person)

Lummis, Dayton (person)

Flynn, Keith (person)

Money, Peter (person)

Bangs, Carol Jane, 1949- (person)

Collom, Jack, 1931- (person)

American poet. From the description of Traudl's dream ; Traudl IV ; [autograph letter to Diane di Prima and Alan Marlowe], [1967] (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18422362 ...