Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990).

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Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990).

Comprise creative works, correspondence, printed material, articles and photographs, 1934-1991, representing Elizabeth Hardwick's life and career.

7 boxes (3 linear feet)

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Poet and university professor Archie Randolph Ammons was born near Whiteville, N.C., in 1926. He earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading poets in the decades after he joined the Cornell University faculty in 1963, becoming Goldwin Smith Professor of Poetry a decade later. Recipient of the Bollingen Prize and the National Book Award and Critics Circle Award for poetry, Ammons was one of the first recipients of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1981. From the description ...

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Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903-1978

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Anderson, William Grenville.

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English poet and novelist. From the description of The catharsis : manuscript copy of the poem in the hand of Edith Sitwell, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 772521905 ...

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Painter, sculptor, art historian; Cornwall Bridge, Conn.; b. 1918; d. 2004. From the description of Cleve Gray papers, 1942-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276394137 From the description of Cleve Gray papers, 1942-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595029 From the description of Cleve Gray papers, 1942-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007000 Cleve Gray (1918-2004) was a painter, sculptor, and art historian from Cornwall Bridge, Conn. ...

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American author and intellectual. From the description of Authors take sides on Vietnam : autograph manuscript signed : [n.p.], 1968 Mar. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870148 Susan Sontag was an influential and controversial American writer, director, and political activist. She was born in New York city on January 16, 1933, raised in Tucson and Los Angeles. In 1949 she graduated from North Hollywood High School and began her undergraduate work at the University of C...

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Ballet commissioned by the Baltimore Ballet. Composed 1938. First performance of this suite New York, 21 March 1942, New York Philharmonic, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the ballet Quest / Hugo Weisgall. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57122732 Hugo Weisgall was a Moravian-born American composer. Weisgall studied composition and conducting at the Curtis Institute,...

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American novelist. From the description of Rich in Russia : corrected typescript signed, ca. 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552988 John Updike, born 18 March 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania, was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist; he died 27 January 2009. From the description of John Updike letters and manuscript short story, "Killing," 1976-1981. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 6714887...

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American essayist and novelist who served as editor of the PARTISAN REVIEW (1937-1938). From the description of Letter : Paris, to Nancy Macdonald, New York, NY, 1964 March 16. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31912412 American critic and novelist. From the description of Manuscripts for The Group, 1953-1964. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405976 ...

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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...

Myers, John Bernard

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Art dealer; New York, N.Y. From the description of John Bernard Myers interview, [ca. 1969]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79162005 Critic, editor, writer, art dealer; New York. N.Y. Born Buffalo, N.Y., 1919 or 20; d. 1987. Myers had llifelong interests in poetry, puppets, and painting. He was a partner in the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1951-1970, and served as gallery director; went on to operate the John Bernard Myers Gallery, 1970-1975. He was managi...

Jarrell, Mary

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Ostroff, Miriam Virginia

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Winslow, John.

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O'Doherty, Brian.

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Brian O'Doherty (1934-) is a sculptor and conceptual artist in New York, N.Y. From 1972 to 2008 O'Doherty created work under the name Patrick Ireland, his alter ego. From the description of Oral history interview with Brian O'Doherty, 2009 Nov. 16-17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596885 ...

Worth, Irene

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Irene Worth (1915-2002), American actress, winner of three Tony Awards, who appeared in Thornton Wilder's The Alcestiad ("A Life in the Sun") at the Edinburgh Festival in 1955 and in the stage version of "The Woman of Andros" in 1963. From the description of Irene Worth papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1955-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171891 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Starr, Milton, Mrs.

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Gordon, Mary, 1949-....

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Winslow, Libby.

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Taylor, Peter, 1917-1994

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Peter Hillsman Taylor was a prize-winning American author, known for his stylish novels and short stories of the American South. Born in Tennessee, Taylor's family travelled throughout the South during his youth, and he credits these experiences with inspiring his later writing. He enrolled at Rhodes College, where Allen Tate urged him to transfer to Vanderbilt to study under John Crowe Ransom; he later followed Ransom to Kenyon College, along with Robert Lowell and Randall Jarrell. He garnered ...

Meade, Alia Winslow.

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Allilueva, Svetlana, 1926-2011

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Thorup, Kirsten.

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Nolan, Jim, 1915-1985

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Guest, Barbara

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American poet and dramatist. From the description of Port : a murder in one act : annotated typescript, c1964 / by Barbara Guest. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18433605 ...

Sweeney, Francis, 1916-2002

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Jesuit, English professor, poet, author and founder of the Boston College Humanities Series. From the description of Francis W. Sweeney papers, 1923-2001. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 54626216 Francis W. Sweeney, Jesuit. Sweeney was born in 1916 in Milford, Massachusetts. He attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, entered the Shadowbrook Novitiate in 1939, and earned his MA in Philosophy and English in 1944. He wa...

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Koch : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743269 American Poet; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Harvard (B.A. 1948) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1959). He was a leading figure of the New York school of poetry. Koch also wrote a novel and plays, some of which have been produced off-Broadway. From the description of Kenneth Koch collection. [n.d.]...

Pyle, John W.

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Didion, Joan

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Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American novelist, essayist, and memoirist. From the description of Joan Didion papers, 1963-2006 (bulk 1963-1992). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122551777 ...

Italiano, Gloria

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Ricks, Christopher B.

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Chase, Richard Volney, 1914-1962

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of English at Columbia University (Columbia Ph.D. 1946). From the guide to the Richard Volney Chase Papers, ca.1930-1984., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Professor of English at Columbia University (Columbia Ph.D. 1946). From the description of Richard Volney Chase papers, ca.1930-1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376165 ...

Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978

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Jack Wheelock was a close friend to Van Wyck Brooks at Harvard, and remained close to both Brookses afterwards. From the description of Correspondence to Eleanor Stimson Brooks, 1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191847885 John Hall Wheelock was an accomplished poet and influential editor at Scribner's for many years. Born on Long Island, he learned a love of poetry from his mother, which continued during his studies at Harvard and the University...

Boyers, Robert

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Styron, Nell Joslin

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Carter, Angela, 1940-1992

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Epithet: née Stalker, writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x0001b9 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00033f ...

Leontief, Estelle

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Lee, Lance.

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West, James L.W.

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English professor and William Styron biographer. From the description of Papers, 1946-1991. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36005112 ...

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012

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Gore Vidal was born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal in West Point, New York, on October 3, 1925, to Eugene Luther and Nina Vidal. Vidal shortened his name during his teen years to honor his maternal grandfather, with whom he lived for several years in the late 1930s. After his parents divorced, Vidal lived with his mother and her new husband in northern Virginia and attended a series of boarding schools. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1943, Vida...

Rothschild, Emma, 1948-....

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Clemons, Walter

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Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998

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Epithet: Professor of English British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002f8 American writer, literary critic and memoirist; author of "On native grounds," and "A walk in the city." From the description of Alfred Kazin letter [manuscript], 1943 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999332 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Kazin: oral h...

Styron, William, 1925-2006

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American novelist William Styron was born in Virginia and graduated from Duke. After serving in World War II, he worked as an editor while writing his first novel. His work has been both controversial and timely; his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, explored the theme of slavery, and benefitted from being released during the racially-charged 1960s, and his American Book Award-winning novel, Sophie's Choice, examined a World War II concentration camp survivor. His styl...

Thompson, John, 1918-2002

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

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American poet and writer. From the description of Letters, to Arthur Gregor, 1966-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122587287 Born in New York City, 1927; educated at Princeton University (class of 1948); Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet, translator, and environmental activist. From the description of W.S. Merwin papers 1946- (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 57553010 American poet and translator. From th...

Hampshire, Stuart, 1914-2004

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Halsey, Alexandra.

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Cameron, Margaret.

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Phillips, Robert S

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Carlisle, Olga Andreyev 1930-

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American writer. From the description of Olga Andreyev Carlisle papers, 1901-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123379145 ...

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-....

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As the winner of the National Book Award for her 1970 novel Them and the recipient of four O. Henry awards and numerous other literary prizes, Joyce Carol Oates is among the most distinguished writers in the United States. In her considerable body of work, she has created an array of male and female protagonists from a diversity of regional, economic, and occupational backgrounds. In the four decades since her first book, the short-story collection By the North Gate, appeared to critical acclaim...

Pilley, Dorothy, 1893-1986

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Knights, Elizabeth.

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Schickel, Richard

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Bengis, Ingrid

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Thomas, Harris H.

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Solomon, Barbara Probst

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American author and editor; b. 1928.. From the description of Barbara Probst Solomon collection, 1979-2001. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969776 ...

Levy, Paul, 1941-

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Salty, Shelley.

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Atlas, James

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James Atlas is an American editor and literary critic. From the description of James Atlas collection of papers, [1976]-1997. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639861 ...

Winter, Liberty.

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Poirer, Richard, 1925-

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Giroux, Robert

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Writer, editor, publisher, most notably for 40 years as a partner in the the firm of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Native of New Jersey, graduated with honors from Columbia University in 1936. Author of three books: The Education of an editor : the Bowker lectures for 1981; The Book known as Q : a study of Shakespeare's sonnets (1982); and A Deed of death : the story of an unsolved Hollywood murder (1990). Edited or wrote introductions for The Collected prose of Elizabeth B...

Valentine, Jeanette

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Jean Valentine was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 27, 1934, to John and Jean Purcell Valentine. Later, the family moved to Massachusetts, where Valentine attended Milton Academy Girls School. In 1952 Valentine entered Radcliffe College, and majored in English. In December 1955, a Harvard University student publication, The Harvard Advocate, published her "Poem," which received a favorable review in The Harvard Crimson. Valentine graduated cum laude in 1956. Valentine married James Chase in ...

Novak, Barbara, doc. dr.

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Cameron, Hamish C.

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Cori, Anne.

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Meredith, William, 1919-2007

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Epithet: Organist of New College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0002bd William Meredith was an American poet, literary critic, librettist, and translator. From the description of William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430869 From the guide to the William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973, (The New York Pub...

Straus, Dorothea.

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Stravinsky, Vera

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Howard, Richard, 1929-....

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Epithet: brother of Thomas, 8th Duke of Norfolk British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000143 Epithet: Canon of Bangor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000144 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x000145 ...

Goyen, William

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Author; b. 1915; d. 1983. From the description of William Goyen papers, 1937-1978. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28424723 ...

Chute, B. J. (Beatrice Joy), 1913-1987

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Beatrice Joy Chute was born in 1913 in Minneapolis, MN. She worked as a secretary, educator, and author, writing books for children and adults and teaching creative writing at Barnard College. She died in 1987. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 53, p. 21-22. From the guide to the B. J. (Beatrice Joy) Chute Papers, 1940-1986, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Dickey, James Ronald, 1934-

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American poet; b. 1923. From the description of Papers, 1954-1970. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26089516 Poet and author. Born 1923. From the description of May Day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia ... : corrected typescript, circa 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132470 James Dickey, (1923-1997), American poet and novelist. From the description of James Dickey papers, circa 1924-1997 (bulk 1961...

Servadio, Gaia

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Barnes, Julian

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Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-....

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Craft, Robert

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American conductor and writer on music. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated Gulf Stream, Fla., 1 November 1999, to Joan [Peyser], 1999 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992392 ...

Jones, Gayle R.

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African American author, poet, and teacher; b. 1949. From the description of Gayl Jones collection, 1975-2000. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968746 ...

Nolan, Sidney, 1917-1992

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Sir Sidney Robert Nolan, painter, illustrator, printmaker and set designer, was born in Melbourne in 1917. During the 1940s, he was part of the circle of artists that art patrons John and Sunday Reed collected around them at their home, Heide, in Victoria. He was also associated with the Angry Penguins, an artistic and literary avant-garde group. He is perhaps best known for his mythologising of the story of Ned Kelly in a series of paintings created during the 1940s, now in the collection of th...

Eberhart, Richard Ghormley, 1904-2005

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Distinguished poet Richard Eberhart was born in Minnesota, and lived an idyllic life until experiencing the twin shocks of family financial crisis and his mother's death; his verse was significantly influenced by these experiences, and he would later cite his mother's death as the moment he became a poet. Eberhart was educated at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth, Cambridge, and Harvard; he later worked various jobs as a tutor and educator, served in the naval reserve in World War II, and w...

Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973

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Rushmore, Robert

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Malamud, Bernard

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Novelist and short story writer Bernard Malamud was born in 1914 and raised in Brooklyn. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his heritage would play a key role in his development as a writer. He was also influenced by growing up during the the Depression and by 19th-century writers such as Hawthorne and Melville. His bittersweet, tragicomic stories often merge reality and fantasy, and explore the human condition through themes of suffering and moral obligation. His work has won many ...

Lurie, Alison

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Lurie was born on Sept. 3, 1926 in Chicago, IL; BA, Radcliffe College, 1947; married Jonathan Peale Bishop, Sept. 10, 1948; lecturer (1969-73), assoc. professor (1973-76), and professor of English in 1976, Cornell Univ.; named Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American literature in 1989; won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her Foreign Affairs (1984); other books include The nowhere city (1965), Imaginary friends (1967), The war between the Tates (1974), and The Oxford book of modern fairy ...

Ostroff, Anthony, 1923-

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Anthony Ostroff was an American scholar, educator, critic, and poet. He served in World War II, was educated at several premier universities, and taught poetry and rhetoric, notably at Berkeley. He published poems, fiction, and essays in a variety of journals, as well as several monographs. He was an active member of the ACLU, and worked with several anti-war organizations. From the description of Anthony Ostroff letter to Louis Untermeyer, and poems, 1968 July 29. (Pennsylvania Stat...

Noel, Annon.

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Berlin, Isaiah.

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Booth, Philip, 1925-2007

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Booth was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1947. From the description of Papers, [1946- (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122569851 ...

Carter, Helen Frost-Jones.

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Richards, I.A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979

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Richards (1893-1979) was an English poet, literary critic and theorist. From the description of Poems, 1961 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84945619 Richards taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Ivor Armstrong Richards, 1940-1981 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973268 Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from I. A. Richards and his wife, Dorothea Richards. From the description...

Haskell, Molly

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Savage, Rowena.

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Weisgall, Nathalie

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Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006

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American poet Kunitz won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 for SELECTED POEMS and held the position of Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1974 to 1976. In 2000 he was named United States Poet Laureate. He has also translated the work of a number of Russian poets. From the description of Atlantic Monthly Press author files of Stanley Kunitz, 1965-1983. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177477000 Poet; New York, N.Y. From the...

Eberhart, Helen Elizabeth.

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Scott, Nathan A.

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Parker, Judith A

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James, Holly

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Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-....

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John Malcolm Brinnin (1916-1998) was a poet, critic, anthologist, and teacher who, among other accomplishments, helped to popularize Welsh poet Dylan Thomas in the United States as well as establishing the 92nd Street Y in New York City as a center for literary activity. A successful poet, Brinnin also authored a number of biographies as well as several works on travel. From the description of John Malcolm Brinnin papers, 1930-1981. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record i...