Ron Silliman Papers, 1965-1988


Ron Silliman Papers, 1965-1988

Ron Silliman Papers, 1965-1988

Papers of Ron Silliman, American writer and editor. Silliman has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life and is associated with the Language school of contemporary writers. He edited the anthology In The American Tree, published in 1986. The papers include extensive correspondence with many prominent contemporary writers, including Rae Armantrout, Charles Bernstein, Michael Davidson, Lyn Hejinian, Douglas Messerli, John Taggart, and Hanna Weiner. Also included are drafts of Silliman's published works, notebooks, and materials relating to In the American Tree. The collection is divided into five series: 1) ORIGINAL FINDING AID, 2) CORRESPONDENCE, 3) WRITINGS, 4) IN THE AMERICAN TREE and 5) ORIGINALS OF PRESERVATION PHOTOCOPIES.

10.60 linear feet; (26 archives boxes)


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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...

Andrews, Bruce, 1948- (person)

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Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 (person)

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Bromige, David (person)

Biography David Bromige, now a resident of the Bay Area, is often associated with the Black Mountain School via the Vancouver nexus of poets centered around the magazine Tish. He was born to Harold and Ada Bromige on 22 October 1935 in London, England, where his father was a director of documentary films. Until he settled in the Bay Area in the early '70s, Bromige led a peripatetic life: he travelled, held various jobs, and receiv...

Armantrout, Rae, 1947- (person)

American writer and poet, Armantrout teaches classes on poetry and personal narrative at the University of California, San Diego. From the description of Rae Armantrout papers, circa 1970-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462519833 Rae Armantrout was born on April 12, 1947, in Vallejo, California, and grew up in San Diego. She studied literature at UC Berkeley, where she received her bachelor's degree in 1970, and at San Francisco State University where she earned her mas...

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...

Taggart, John, 1942-.... (person)

Poet, editor, and professor of English at Shippensburg State College; b. John Paul Taggart. From the description of John Taggart papers, 1974-1975. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420710 American poet born in 1942 in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Received M.A. in English literature from the Univ. of Chicago in 1966 and Ph. D. in Humanities from Syracuse Univ. in 1974. Professor of literature and writing at Shippensburg State Univ. since 1972. ...

Messerli, Douglas, 1947-.... (person)

Weiner, Hannah (person)

A Radcliffe College graduate and New York City resident, Weiner (1928-1997) established herself as a central figure of "language-centered" writing with the publication of "clairvoyantly" dictated journals. From the description of Hannah Weiner papers, 1946-2002. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 43388998 ...

Bernstein, Charles, 1950-.... (person)

Late 20th-century American poet acknowledged as a leader of the LANGUAGE movement, Charles Bernstein was born in New York City in 1950 and Educated at Harvard University (1968-1972). He founded, and co-edited with Bruce Andrews, the LANGUAGE Journal; published over fifteen works of his collected poetry. Bernstein teaches literature and poetry at the State University of New York in Buffalo. From the description of Charles Bernstein papers, 1962-2000. (University of California, San Die...

Mac Low, Jackson (person)

A performance artist and the author of more than two dozen books of experimental verse, Mac Low was born in Chicago in 1922 and educated at the University of Chicago (1939-1943) and Brooklyn College (1955-1958). He has worked as a music teacher, an English teacher, a translator, and an editor. From the description of Papers, 1923-1995. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32539702 BIOGRAPHY Born in ...

Davidson, Michael, 1944-.... (person)

McCaffery, Steve (person)