Editorial archive, 1974-1984.


Editorial archive, 1974-1984.

Mostly correspondence with contributing poets; typescript poems, with many setting copies; and cancelled checks. Authors include, among others, John Ashbery, Brewster Ghiselin, Anthony Hecht, W.S. Merwin, Flannery O'Connor, and Karl Shapiro.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6751078

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Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927-

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Montgomery, Marian

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American author. From the description of Papers. 1960-1981. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12926195 ...

Wright, Charles, 1935-....

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Watson, Robert. W

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Prunty, Wyatt

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Moss, Howard, 1922-1987

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O'Connor, Flannery, 1925-1964

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Ghiselin, Brewster, 1903-....

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Ghiselin was a professor of English at the University of Utah, a literary critic, editor, and poet. From the description of Brewster Ghiselin papers, 1936-1991. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 80288808 ...

Nemerov, Howard

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Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004

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Warren, Rosanna

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Heyen, William, 1940-

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Simpson, Louis, 1923-2012

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Still, James, 1906-2001

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James Still, a native of Alabama and resident of rural Knott County, 1932-2001, published stories and poems in the Atlantic Monthly, Yale Review, American Mercury, and the Saturday Evening Post among others. His best known work, the novel River of Earth, was published in 1940 and reprinted by the University Press of Kentucky in 1978. His works are generally considered to be both accurate and artful depictions of life in southeastern Kentucky during the 1920's and 1930's. From the des...

Merrill, James, 1926-1995

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James Merrill was an American poet, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. From the description of James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626315 From the guide to the James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) James Ingram Merrill was born in New York City on March 3, 1926, and grew up in Manha...

Spacks, Barry

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Cunningham, J. V. (James Vincent), 1911-1985

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American modernist poet. From the description of Envoi : signed typescript, [19--] / jvc. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347466 James Vincent Cunningham was born in Maryland in 1911, and was educated at Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1945. He has taught at Stanford, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Virginia. He was Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago from 1946 until 1952 an...

Settle, Mary Lee

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American author, journalist, and teacher; b. 1918. From the description of Mary Lee Settle collection, 1910-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968715 American author. From the description of Papers of Mary Lee Settle [manuscript], 1988-1989. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833623 Mary Lee Settle (1918- ), American novelist, was born in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter Joseph Edward and Rachel Tompkins Settle. She has...

Smith, William Jay, 1918-....

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American author and Washington University alumnus. From the description of Papers. 1924-1985. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12959285 Poet and Library of Congress poetry consultant (1968-1970). From the description of Two lockets : manuscript poem, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984138 American poet. From the description of Papers of William Jay Smith [manuscript], 1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Summers, Hollis Spurgeon, 1916-1987.

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Smith, Dave, 1942-

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Poet Dave Smith (David Jeddie Smith, pseudonym Smith Cornwell) was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on December 19, 1942. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia in 1965, his M.A. from Southern Illinois University in 1969, and his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1976. He served in the United States Air Force from 1969-1972, reaching the rank of staff sergeant. Smith began his career as a high school teacher of English and French and football coach in Poquoson High Sch...

Wagoner, David

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Author David Wagoner was born in Ohio. He received a B.A. from Penn State, where he later taught, and where he came under the charismatic influence of Theodore Roethke. From his position at the University of Washington, Wagoner has created an inconspicuous but remarkable body of work, including novels, stories, and especially poems. A writer's writer, Wagoner remains little-known, but his readable, praiseworthy, and influential body of work is known and admired by his colleagues. Fro...

Miller, Heather Ross, 1939-....

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Albemarle, N.C. writer and teacher. From the description of The wind southerly / Heather Ross Miller. [1966-1967] (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36424917 From the description of The edge of the woods / Heather Ross Miller. [1964?] (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36424858 Heather Ross Miller was born in Albemarle, N.C. in 1939. She received an undergraduat...

Coxe, Louis Osborne, 1918-1993

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Coxe has taught English at Harvard, Minnesota, and Bowdoin (1955- ) and is the author of several volumes of poetry. He has called himself the "first neo-Victorian." From the description of Louis O. Coxe letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 79005877 ...