Harold Monro Papers, ca. 1910-1935


Harold Monro Papers, ca. 1910-1935

Harold Monro Papers, ca. 1910-1935

Harold Edward Monro (1879-1932) founded Samurai Press, founded and edited the (1912), (1913-14) and the (1919), and founded the Poetry Bookshop (1913). Although he is better known as an editor than a poet, he wrote and published poetry as well. The collection contains correspondence relating to the Poetry Bookshop and literary circles in London with which Harold Monro was associated as well as manuscripts by Monro and a few manuscripts of other authors. Poetry Review Poetry and Drama Monthly Chapbook

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)


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Monro, Harold, 1879-1932

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Harold Monro was born in Brussels to Scottish parents, and educated at Cambridge. He wrote and published poetry, and founded the influential magazine, Poetry Review. He is best remembered for opening the Poetry Bookshop in London, where he published new collections of poems and created a hospitable environment for poets and readers. He also served in World War I, returning to the Bookshop in 1919. A modest poet, Monro led a troubled personal life, but aided and befriended many notable 20th centu...

Marinetti, F. T., 1876-1944

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Italian writer, artist and Futurist leader. From the description of Carso=Topaia : Una notte in dolina + Topi in amore (drawing), ca. 1917. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80251453 Founder and leader of the Futurist movement; married Benedetta Cappa, a Futurist writer and artist, in 1923. From the description of Papers of F.T. Marinetti and Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, 1902-1965 (bulk 1920-1939) (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 779557...