Allen Ginsberg papers 1937-1994

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Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994

Allen Ginsberg papers 1937-1994

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts by Ginsberg and other Beat Generation authors, business records, notebooks and journals, clipping files, books, periodicals, audiotapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, and a CD-rom. Accessions received in 1998, 1999, 2001, and 2002 totaling some 140 linear feet have not yet been processed.

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Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000245 David Gascoyne is an English poet and editor. He was born in Salisbury, England, and educated there and in London. He was influenced by French surrealist poets. Gascoyne authored "The Vagrant" (1950), "Night Thought" (1956) and other verse. "Collected Poems" was published in 1978. Gascoyne's "Collected Verse Translations" (1971) received much praise ...

Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988

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Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010

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Huncke, Herbert

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Huncke is credited with introducing the term "beat". He met Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs in the 1940s and introduced them to the "seamier" side of life. Huncke appears as a character in Kerouac's On the road, Burrough's Junkie, and John Holme's Go. From the description of Herbert Huncke papers: [ca.1989-1992] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 36572397 Author and friend of Allen Ginsberg. Huncke was born 9 January 1915. ...

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Chase, Hal

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

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Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997

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Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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Sanders, Ed

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Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978

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Joans, Ted

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Culhane, Charles

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Ken Kesey was a uniquely American author and cultural figure. His interest in the outdoors, the extraordinary, and experimental drug use inspired his first novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Equally vital as a member of the Merry Pranksters, the 1960s counterculture group, Kesey expressed and embodied an uninhibited individual's need to resist corrupt authority. His literary output was sparse, as he preferred experience to authorship, but his mantra of being different without being a threat...

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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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

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Heliczer, Piero

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Muller, Julie

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Portman, Michael, 1976-

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Allen, Don.

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Ginsberg, Abe

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Orlovsky, Lafcadio

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Ford, Charles Henri

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Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the guide to the Charles Henri Ford Papers Addition, 1928-1947, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Poet, artist, filmmaker, and editor, Charles Henri Ford was regarded as America's first surrealist poet. Charles Henri Ford was born on February 10, ...

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Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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Berrigan, Ted

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Born in 1934 in Providence, Rhode Island, poet Ted Berrigan attended the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. He was a second-generation member of the New York school of poets, and along with Ron Padgett, published a small literary magazine, C, during 1963 and 1964. He taught at Yale University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, the University of Michigan, and Essex University in England, and also served as poet-in-residence at the City College of New York. Among his published volumes of poetry are The Son...

Horovitz, Michael, 1935-....

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Michael Horovitz is a British poet, musician and editor. From the description of Michael Horovitz collection. [1960]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848521 ...

Smith, Harry

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Button, John Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-

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Yacoubi, Ahmed, 1931-1985

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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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

Weaver, Ken

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Duncan, Robert A.

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Epithet: film maker British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000248 ...

Pickard, Tom, 1946-

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Bygan

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Biafra, Jello

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Naropa Institute

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The Naropa Institute was founded in 1974 by Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, as a summer school. It offered courses, workshops and performances in dance, theater, music, painting, religious studies, psychology and cognitive science. By 1976, two year-round Master of Arts programs and three one-year certificate programs had begun. In 1978, the Institute received candidacy for accreditation status from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. By 1982, the Naropa In...

Hendrickson, Lance

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Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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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...

Malanga, Gerard

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American author, poet, periodical editor of the first two issues of Inter/view, and of Intransit: the Andy Warhol-Gerard Malanga monster issue (1968). From the guide to the Gerard Malanga Papers, 1944-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Gerard Malanga is an American poet, photographer, and filmmaker. He was born in New York in 1943, and studied at the School of Industrial Art and Wagner College. He was Andy Warhol's chief assistant from...

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...

Lennon, John

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Epithet: weaver of Preston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001f1 ...

Baba, Shambu Bharti

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Kaufman, Bob

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Ungaretti, Giuseppe, 1888-1970

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Orlovsky, Kate

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Easton, Alison, 1943-....

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Carroll, Paul, 1927-1996

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Paul Donnelly Michael Carroll was born on July 15, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Canadian-born John Alexander, an Irish-Catholic who worked in banking and property development, primarily in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and Stephanie, who was from Austria. He was married to Inara Birnbaum from 1964 to 1973 and they had a son, Luke. In 1977, Carroll married his second wife, Maryrose, a sculptor. Carroll attended Catholic elementary, junior and senior hi...

Wieners, John, 1934-2002

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Poet. From the description of John Wieners papers, 1958-1986. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 16693380 American poet. From the description of Poetry manuscripts and photograph, [196-?]-1985. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18433598 From 1954, when American Beat poet John Wieners (1934-2002) graduated from Boston College with an A.B. in English, to 1970, when he published Nerves, Boston-born poet John Wieners wa...

Creeley, Bobbie

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Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

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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 ...

Ginsberg, Louis

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Felieu, Denise

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Suwa, Yû, 1929-

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Allen, Steven, 1967-

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Biography / Administrative History In 1957, New York based Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation made a historic business decision when they sponsored the formation of Fairchild Semiconductor in Palo Alto, California. A group of eight scientists and engineers involved in solid-state electronics had developed a method of mass-producing silicon transistors using a double diffusion technique and a chemical etching system called the "mesa" ...

Vinkenoog, Simon, 1928-2009

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Simon Vinkenoog (1928-); schrijver, dichter, beeldend kunstenaar was onder andere in Parijs werkzaam bij de Unesco (1949-1956); richtte daar het tijdschrift Blurb op, waarin nieuwe ontwikkelingen in cultuur en maatschappij aan de orde kwamen; propagandist voor bewustzijnsverschijnselen, redacteur o.a. van Bres. From the description of Collectie. ca.1962-ca.1984 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83109609 ...

Nevelson, Louise

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Louise Nevelson was born in 1899 in Kiev, Russia. Her parents, Isaac and Minna Berliawsky, and their children emigrated to America in 1905 and settled in Rockland, Maine, where the young Louise grew up as a bit of an outsider in local society. She decided upon a career in art at an early age and took some drawing classes in high school, before graduating in 1918. Two years later, she married Charles Nevelson, a wealthy businessman, and moved to New York. She proceeded to study paint...

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997

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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 ...

Cope, David, 1948-

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Poet, educator, editor, founder of Nada Press, and graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1974). From the description of David Cope papers, 1972- . (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895346 Poet, graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., 1974). From the description of Papers, 1976(?)- (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364560 ...

Olson, Charles, 1910-1970

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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 ...

Snyder, Gary

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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...

Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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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...

Cassady, Neal

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Fakir, Asok

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Orlovsky, Marie

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McClure, Michael.

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Michael McClure was an American poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist, and part of the Beat Generation of poetry. He was one of five authors who read at the famous San Francisco Six Gallery reading, and became close with Jack Kerouac, being immortalized as Pat McLean in Big Sur. He is known as the Prince of the Frisco Scene. From the guide to the Michael McClure letter to Diane di Prima, September 1968, (Ohio University) San Francisco-based ...

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

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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...

Sublette, Al

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Hawkins, Bobbie Louise

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Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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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...

Hawkins, Bobbie Louise

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Montgomery, John, 1919-

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John Montgomery was born in Spokane, Washington on May 2, 1919. He received a B.S. in Economics (1940) from the University of California, Berkeley followed by an M.A. in Library Science (1958) from George Peabody College for Teachers in Tennessee, and an M.A. in Creative Writing (1964) from San Francisco State College. He authored "Hip, Beat, Cool, & Antic" (1988) as well as several books about Jack Kerouac including: "Jack Kerouac: A Memoir" (1970); "Kerouac West Coast" (1976); "The Kerouac...

de Peru, Peter

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Sosnora, Viktor

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Solomon, Carl

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Giorno, John

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Dylan, Bob, 1941-....

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Rosenberg, Anton

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Ball, Gordon

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Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010

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Writer, associate of Allen Ginsberg. From the description of Papers, 1954-1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482491 American poet, born July 8, 1933, in New York City. From the description of Peter Orlovsky Papers, 1952-1983. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590485 Peter Orlovsky, poet, musician, farmer, teacher, and companion of po...

Blake, William, 1757-1827

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Epithet: poet, engraver, artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0001f1 The original manuscript was acquired in 1847 by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. It is now, British Library. Add. 49460. From the description of Rossetti manuscript : [stats], 1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612881103 English artist, poet and mystic. From the description of Au...

Donlin, Bob

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Tallman, Warren, 1921-

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Hinckle, Al

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Harden Reddy Walking Club

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Lamantia, Philip, 1927-2005

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American poet. From the description of Cool ; New York blank poem New York ; [typed letter signed, to LeRoi Jones] : typescripts, 1959 / Philip Lamantia. 1959. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18423222 ...

Trocchi, Alexander, 1925-1984

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Alex Trocchi, author of CAIN'S BOOK, was an American living in the United Kingdom. He was one of the organizers of the Edinburgh international writer's conference. From the description of Alexander Trocchi collection of papers relating to the Edinburgh international writer's conference, 1962-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585374 Scottish novelist and editor; b. 1925; d. 1984. Trocchi founded and edited Merlin, a literary magazine published in Paris from 1952-1955. T...

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

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Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122354098 Jack Kerouac was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1943-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313929 From the guide to the Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1942]-...

Girodias, Maurice

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Maurice Girodias was born in 1919, the son of Jack Kahane, who came from a well-established Anglo-Jewish family in Manchester, and his French wife whose family had made their fortune building railways in Argentina. Jack Kahane set up in business in Paris as a publisher and founded the Obelisk Press which produced the work of writers prevented by censorship laws from being published in their own countries, such as Henry Miller, as well as more conventional pornography. The young Maur...

Lavigne, Robert

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Snyder, Gary, 1930-....

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Poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, and teacher, Gary Snyder is considered one of the most significant environmental writers of the twentieth century and a central figure in environmental activism. From the description of Papers, 1910-2003 1945-2002. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30107060 Gary Snyder (1930- ), poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, lecturer, and teacher, is considered one of the most signi...

Jones, LeRoi

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Plymell, Charles

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The American writer Charles Plymell was born in Holcomb, Kansas, in 1935. During the 1960s he lived in San Francisco and was associated with the Beat writers Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. In 1966, Plymell married Pamela Beach, a relative of Sylvia Beach, the owner of the Shakespeare and Company bookshop in Paris and original publisher of Ulysses. In 1970 he received an M.A. degree from Johns Hopkins University. Plymell has been editor and publisher of Cherry Valley Editi...

Hollo, Anselm.

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Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Brooks, Eugene Burroughs, William S., 1914-

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Huncke, Herbert

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Huncke is credited with introducing the term "beat". He met Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs in the 1940s and introduced them to the "seamier" side of life. Huncke appears as a character in Kerouac's On the road, Burrough's Junkie, and John Holme's Go. From the description of Herbert Huncke papers: [ca.1989-1992] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 36572397 Author and friend of Allen Ginsberg. Huncke was born 9 January 1915. ...

Culhane, Anne

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Ono, Yoko

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Hanon, Trouper

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Poniewaz, Jeff

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Kingsland, John

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Jackson, Natalie

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Beck, Julian.

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Di Prima, Diane

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Diane Di Prima was born on 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She attended Swarthmore College, but dropped out in 1953 to move to Manhattan and become a writer. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, she joined the emerging Beat movement. She was the editor of the newsletter The Floating Bear with LeRoi Jones, 1961-1969. In 1966, she moved to Millbrook, N.Y., to live in Timothy Leary's community. She moved to San Francisco, Calif., in 1968. In California, she taught at such institutions as the New Coll...

Murao, Soju, 1914-

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Frank, Robert

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Adolph (or Adolf) Frank (1834-1916) was an important chemist of nineteenth-century Germany. Born in 1834 in Kloette, he began his career as an apothecary's apprentice and received his license in 1857; afterwards he studied chemistry at the University of Berlin. He then obtained a position as a chemist with a beet sugar refinery and used the results of his work there as a basis for his dissertation, which was accepted at the University of Goettingen in 1872. In the late 1...

Bly, Robert

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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...

Bowles, Paul

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Antler, 1946-

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Olmsted, Marc

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Padgett, Ron, 1942-....

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Padgett was born on June 17, 1942, in Tulsa, OK; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1964; poetry workshop instructor, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 1968-69; poet in various NYC Poets in the Schools programs, 1969-76; cofounded Full Court Press publishers in 1973; writer in the community, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1976-78; director, St. Mark's Poetry Project, NYC, 1978-81; director of publications, Teachers and Writers Collaborative, beginning in 1982; published works include: Seventeen : col...

Moreland, Dusty

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Burroughs, William S., 1947-1981

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Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004

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Trungpa, Chogyam, 1939-

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Ginsberg, Rebecca

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Wieners, John 1934-....

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Poet John Wieners was born in Boston on January 6, 1934. After graduating from Boston College in 1954, Wieners attended Black Mountain College from 1955-1956, studying under Charles Olson and Robert Duncan. He became associated with the Poet's Theatre in Cambridge, and his two one-act plays were produced by the New York Poet's Theatre and Judson Poets Theatre in New York. In 1957 he founded the poetry magazine, Measure, and in 1962 received the Poet's Foundation Award. Among his pub...

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

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Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122354098 Jack Kerouac was an American Beat novelist, essayist, and poet. From the description of Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1943-1969. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313929 From the guide to the Jack Kerouac collection of papers, 1942]-...

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

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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...

Kyger, Joanne

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Joanne Kyger is a West Coast poet who emerged as the Beat movement was beginning to wane in the 1960s. Kyger attended the University of California at Santa Barbara from 1952 to 1956, where she took classes with Hugh Kenner and Paul Wienphal both of whom were important to the development of her poetry. In 1957 she met John Wieners at The Place, a poetry bar, and through him met Robert Duncan and Jack Spicer; it was also during this time that she first met Gary Snyder. Later Kyger moved to the Eas...

Hoffman, Abbie

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Bunting, Basil

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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...

Rivers, Larry

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Donlon, Bob

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Berg, Barbara

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Jackrell, Thomas

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Fugs (Performance group)

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Heiserman, Jerry

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Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Nolte, Nick

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Rosenthal, Bob, 1950-....

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Whalen, Philip

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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...

Brooks, Eugene C. (Eugene Clyde), 1871-1947

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Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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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...

Blackburn, Paul

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Prolific American poet and translator Paul Blackburn (1926-1971) is known for his verse focusing on life in New York City; for his association with the Black Mountain literary circle that included American poets such as Robert Creeley (1926-2005), Charles Olson (1910-1970), and Denise Levertov (1923-1997); and for his work as a translator of Provençal, Spanish, and Portuguese writers. Blackburn was born on November 24, 1926, in Saint Albans, ...

Southern, Terry

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Terry Southern (May 1, 1924-October 29, 1995) was an American author, essayist, screenwriter and university lecturer, noted for his satirical style. From the guide to the Terry Southern papers, 1924-1995, 1955-1995, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Sorrentino, Gilbert

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David Markson was born in Albany, New York, on December 20, 1927. He received his B.A. from Union College in 1950 and his M.A. from Columbia University in 1952. He has written seven novels and a critical study. From the description of Letters to David Markson, 1998 Sept. 3-2000 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571237 Louis Mackey was known for his works on Kierkegaard, Saint Augustine and Medieval Philosophy. His published work also included literary criticism, lite...

Kupferberg, Tuli

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Heard, John, 1946-

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Ginsberg, Edith

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Williams, Jonathan 1929-

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Jonathan Williams is a poet, publisher, and photographer. He was educated at St. Albans School, Princeton University, and Black Mountain College, and also studied art and design at the Institute of Design in Chicago. His published books of poetry include An Ear in Bartram's Tree (1969), Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets (1971), The Loco Logodaedalus in Situ (1972), and Elite/Elate Poems (1979), and his published books of photography include Portrait Photographs (1979) and A Palpable El...

Perrizo, Jim

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Merims, Bob

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Lee, Alene

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Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Avedon, Richard

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A native New Yorker, originally trained as a photographer for the U.S. Merchant Marines, Avedon is best known for his work as a fashion photographer for such magazines as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Look, and Life; his project "The West" for the Amon Carter Museum; and his portraits of various celebrities. From the description of Richard Avedon Collection. 1958-1981. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632964 Pho...

Elliott, Jack

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Olson, Charles, 1910-1970

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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 ...

Laing, R. D.

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Trungpa, Chogyam, 1939-

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Forman, Janet

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Leary, Timothy

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