Papers, 1961-1987.

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Papers, 1961-1987.

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, documents, subject files, audiotapes, and printed materials.

53 linear ft.(ca. 50,000 items in 123 boxes and 3 file card boxes)

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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was one of the most brilliant practitioners of the art of the short story. Her literary reputation rests on the stories in her Collected Stories (1964) rather than on her best-selling novel Ship of Fools (1962). Born Callie Russell Porter on May 15, 1890, she was the fourth of Harrison and Mary Alice Porter's five children. When her mother died in March 1892, her father moved the four surviving children from his farm in the central Texas community ...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012

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Born in France on November 30, 1907, critic-historian Jacques Barzun came to the United States in 1920 and received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. He taught at Columbia until his retirement in 1975, having also for a decade been Dean of Faculties and Provost. From 1975 to 1993 he was Literary Adviser to Charles Scribner's Sons. Among his forty books are biographical-critical studies of William James and Hector Berlioz, several volumes of literary and cultu...

Kinnell, Galway, 1927-2014

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Poet and professor. From the description of Papers, 1936-1980. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56815853 American poet. From the description of Introduction to Seamus Heaney's reading to the Academy of American Poets at the Morgan Library : typescript with autograph revisions, [1984]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874953 From the description of The fundamental project of technology : typescript photocopy with autograph revisions, [n.d.]. (Un...

Stout, Rex, 1886-1975

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Rex Stout was an American author best known for his detective fiction. He was born December 1, 1886 in Noblesville, Indiana, the sixth of nine children. In 1887 his parents, John and Lucetta Stout, bought a forty-acre farm south of Topeka, Kansas, where Stout grew up. As a young man, Stout tried several trades, including bookkeeping (with a stint in the Navy as a bookkeeper on Theodore Roosevelt's yacht), ushering at an opera house in Topeka, studying law, and working as a cigar store clerk....

O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, renowned for her contribution to modern art.Born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, Georgia Totto O’Keeffe grew up on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O’Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, where she learned the techniques of traditional painting. Th...

Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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By Unknown - ebay.com, front of photo, back of photo, Public Domain, Link David Leo Diamond (1915-2005) was a gay, Jewish American composer of classical music....

Snyder, Gary W.

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Wakoski, Diane.

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Poet. From the description of Letters, 1984-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47287823 American poet. From the description of Papers, 1959-[ongoing] (bulk 1959-1978) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318855 Diane Wakoski (b. 1937), American poet and teacher. From the description of Diane Wakoski poems, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199357 From the description of Diane Wakoski letters to John ...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

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The complex and diverse prose of Anaïs Nin mirrors her life. She published nonfiction, journals, short stories, novels, and erotica, and worked as a model, a dancer, and a psychoanalyst. Most of her prose was influenced by surrealism, and features an experimental style and psychological themes. The publication of her diaries, begun at the age of eleven as an open letter to her departed father, brought her fame and made her a sought-after lecturer. Her artistic prose, colorful life, and relation...

Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Epithet: husband of Hilda Doolittle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000fc ...

Heyen, William, 1940-

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William Heyen is an American poet and editor. He was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1940, and educated at the State University of New York at Brockton and Ohio University. He taught American literature and creative writing at SUNY Brockport for over thirty years before his retirement in 2000. His books of poetry include: Erika: Poems of the Holocaust (1984), Crazy Horse in Stillness (1996), Pig Notes and Dumb Music (1998), Diana, Charles, and the Queen (1998), Shoah Train (2003), The Confessions ...

Kizer, Carolyn

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Poet Carolyn Kizer has also worked as an educator, translator, critic, and editor. Born and educated in the Pacific Northwest, her career has taken her across the country and around the world. A poet's poet, she has never been prolific, but her poems are admired for their precision and quality. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1985. From the description of Carolyn Kizer letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1966 July 19. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54314...

Loewinsohn, Ron

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American poet and novelist. From the description of For Miles Davis : typescript, [196-] / Ron Loewinsohn. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18423121 From the description of Essay, fathers & sons : typescript, [ca. 1960]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32334315 From the description of Trees/8 : typescript, 1959 July. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32334322 From the descript...

Durrell, Lawrence

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Lawrence George Durrell was born Feb. 27, 1912 in Julundur, India; the son of British parents, he grew up in India and spent his young adult years in England; he held many odd jobs such as jazz pianist, automobile racer, real estate agent, instructor, and press attaché; moved to France and became a full time writer in 1957; of his various publications, Durrell is best known for the Alexandria quartet, a tetralogy with titles, Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, and Clea which appeared between 1957 ...

Levine, Philip, 1928-....

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American poet and educator Philip Levine, born January 10, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan, was educated at Wayne State University (A.B., 1950) and the University of Iowa (M.F.A., 1957). Born August 2, 1934, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, poet and educator Stephen Berg attended the University of Pennsylvania, Boston University, and the University of Indiana, prior to receiving a B.A. from the State University of Iowa in 1959. Since 1963 Stephen Berg has served on the faculty of Temple University in P...

Booth, Philip.

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Political scientist, government employee. From the description of Reminiscences of Philip Booth : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564889 One of the founders of the United Federal Worker's Association Local 10. Participant in the Hunger March on Washington, D.C., in 1932. From the description of Philip Booth papers, 1922-1945. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 3232...

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.]...

Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982

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Hicks was a literary critic, novelist and teacher (1901-1982). He graduated from Harvard University, studied for the ministry and joined the Communist Party in 1934. He was the literary editor of the New masses and applied Marxist criticism to American literature in his writings. He broke with the Party in 1939 and in the 1950s testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities against the Party. Arvin (1900-1963) was also educated at Harvard University and taught at Smith College fr...

Stafford, William, 1914-1993

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American poet and teacher. Poet Laureate of Oregon, 1975- From the description of Letter and poems, [1974?]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24944651 William Stafford (1914-1993) was one of the most prolific and important American poets of the last half of the twentieth century. Among his many credentials, Stafford served as consultant in poetry at the Library of Congress, and received the National Book Award for his poetry collection Trave...

Stafford, Dorothy.

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Adams, Léonie 1899-1988

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Léonie Adams, poet, teacher, and editor. Adams published five books of poetry during her life and received the Bollingen Prize for Poems: A Selection in 1954. Adams's teaching posts included New York University and Columbia University. She married William Troy in 1933. William Troy, writer, editor, and teacher. Troy's writings include essays, literary and film reviews, and poems. His teaching posts included New York University, Bennington College and New School Universi...

Justice, Donald, 1925-2004

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Donald Justice (1925-2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing. From the guide to the Donald Justice Papers, before 1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Donald Justice (b. 1925), American poet, was educated at the Universities of Miami, North Carolina and Iowa and taught English and writing at a number of American colleges and universities. His Selected Poems won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1979. Lew...

Wright, James, 1927-1980

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of James Arlington Wright : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512873 American poet. Born in 1927 in Martin's Ferry, Ohio. Graduated from Kenyon College in 1952; completed his M.A. (1954) and Ph.D. (1957) at the University of Washington. Wright taught in the English Department at the University of Minnesota from 1957 to 1963; he received subsequent appointments at Macalester Co...

Calisher, Hortense

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Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999

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Cyril Clemens (1902- ) was editor of the Mark Twain Journal and president of an international Mark Twain society. Clemens was a native of St. Louis, Mo.; son of James R. and Katherine Boland Clemens; and a kinsman of Samuel L. Clemens. From the guide to the Cyril Clemens Papers, ., 1936-1976, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Cyril Clemens, born in St. Louis on July 14, 1902, died in Kirkwood on May 16, 1999. Distant cous...

Stallworthy, Jon

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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...

Mack, Maynard, 1909-2001

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Maynard Mack received his B.A. and Ph. D. from Yale and joined the English Department there in 1936, rising to become Sterling Professor of English in 1965. A scholar of Shakespeare, Pope, and twentieth-century literary criticism, Mack has authored a number of works, including King Lear in Our Time (1965) and Alexander Pope: A Life (1986). From the description of Maynard Mack papers, 1928-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84294462 Maynard Mack received his B.A. in 1932 an...

Ehrenpreis, Irvin, 1920-1985

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Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Gilbert Highet : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100454 Anthon Professor of Latin, Columbia University. From the description of Gilbert Highet papers, 1929-1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102428 ...

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979

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Poet Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and had an often difficult childhood in Canada and New England. She wrote poetry in her youth, and developed as a writer at Vassar, where her friends included Mary McCarthy and Marianne Moore. In 1946 she published a book of poetry titled North and South, and travelled to Brazil, where she remained for fifteen years. Her 1956 book of poetry, A Cold Spring, won the Pulitzer Prize; her verse was noted for precision and balance. She also p...

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...

Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977

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Edward Dahlberg was an American poet, novelist, and critic. From the description of Edward Dahlberg fonds. [1930]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848419 American novelist, essayist, autobiographer, literary critic, and poet. From the description of Edward Dahlberg papers, circa 1925-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864299 Biography Edward Dahlberg, American writer of...

Moss, Howard, 1922-1987

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Howard Moss (1922-1987) was an American poet, dramatist, essayist, and editor. Among his awards for literary work were the National Institute of Arts and Letters Award, the Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant, and the National Book Award. He was best known as the poetry editor of the New Yorker magazine, a post he held from 1948 until 1987. Other professional activities included his collaboration with the composer Ned Rorem. From the description of Papers, ca. 19...

Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the description of Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652060 From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Orley Allen Tate was born in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, in 1899. He atte...

Hall, Donald, 1928-....

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Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Ignatow, David, 1914-1997

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David Ignatow (1914- ), American poet and author of numerous books of poems. From the description of David Ignatow collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463214 David Ignatow -- poet, editor, free-lance writer and teacher -- was born in New York and pursued formal education to the high school level. He published his first volume of poems in 1948 and since then has produced more than 15 volumes of poetry. Ignatow has also served as editor of sev...

Pack, Robert, 1929-....

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Pack, an American poet, taught at Middlebury College (1957-1963) and was the Director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference (1973-1994). After retiring from Middlebury, he moved to Montana. From the description of [Three poems] / Robert Pack. [1962] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 302412277 ...

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 ...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Macbeth, George

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MacBeth was born in Scotland on Jan. 19, 1932; graduated with honors in Classical Greats, New College, Oxford, 1955; worked at British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), London, 1955-76; producer, BBC Overseas Talks Department, 1957-58 and producer, BBC Talks Department 1958-76; regarded as a powerful influence on British poetry, his radio programs featured new poets, winning praise for his ability to recognize poetic excellence; wrote novels and nearly twenty volumes of verse, including The broken place...

Unterecker, John, 1922-1989

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Author, poet, and professor of English at Columbia University from 1958-1974 (M.A. 1948; Ph.D. 1956). From the description of Papers, 1961-1987. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122571632 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author, poet, and professor of English at Columbia University from 1958-1974 (M.A. 1948; Ph.D. 1956). From the guide to the John Eugene Unterecker Papers, 1961-1987, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) ...

Krementz, Jill

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Photo-journalist, author; interviewee married Kurt Vonnegut. From the description of Reminiscences of Jill Krementz : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743197 ...

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was an American avant garde writer and poet. She lived in San Francisco, Newark, Delaware, and Rowayton, Connecticut, when she wrote these letters. From the description of Kay Boyle letters and poems, 1935-1975. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 33890909 Kay Boyle was an American essayist, novelist, short-story writer, translator, essayist, and translator. From the description of Kay Boyle collection of papers, 1...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Bly, Robert W.

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American poet. From the description of The man in the black coat turns, 1981 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823162 Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement. John Gill published a small literary journal in the 1960s entitled New American and Canadian Poetry. He also authored books of poetry, as well as published books of poetry of others under the name of New Books be...

Miles, Josephine, 1911-1985

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Noted poet, literary scholar and teacher. Member of the faculty of the Dept. of English at the University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1978. From the description of Josephine Miles papers, 1911-1986. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122514475 American author; d. 1985. From the description of Papers, 1957-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26090013 Biography ...

Clark, Tom, 1941-....

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Tom Clark wrote a biography of Edward Dorn: EDWARD DORN : A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE, 2002. Clark envisioned a 2-part biography but never completed the second volume. Some of this material would have been used in the latter. From the description of Edward Dorn papers, circa 1930-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863675 Poet, biographer, novelist, dramatist, reviewer, and sportswriter. From the description of Tom Clark papers, 1984. (Duke University Library). Wor...

Galpin, Alfred Maurice, 1901-1983.

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Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Wisconsin from 1940. From the description of Alfred Maurice Galpinon papers [on Hart Crane & Samuel Loveman] 1922-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526651 ...

Corman, Cid

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American poet and editor of the small magazine Origin. From the description of Letters : Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Mr. & Mrs. Kirgo, 1951 May 8-July 9. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415686 Highly prolific poet, translator, and prose writer, Cid Corman was born in Boston in 1924. He enrolled as an undergraduate at Tufts University in 1941, graduating in 1945. He completed post-graduate work at the University of Michigan and the Universit...

Feiffer, Jules

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Jules Feiffer, playwright. From the description of Carnal knowledge: typescript, 1988. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430742 Scheduled for production at Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Grown ups : a play / by Jules Feiffer. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 740492054 Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Born 1929. From the description of Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995 ...

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 ...

Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a9 Author and critic Waldo Frank was born in New Jersey and attended Yale. After graduation he worked for the New York Evening Post, wrote plays and prose, and co-edited the short-lived journal, Seven Arts. He found success with a series of complex novels, and became one of the most influential literary and social critics of his day, promotin...

Vogt, Gertrude.

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Gunn, Thom

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Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, in 1929. His first book of poems, "Fighting Terms," was published in 1954, and Gunn was awarded a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University in the same year. From 1958 to 1966 and 1973 to 1990 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley. He received numerous awards during his life, most notably the MacArthur Fellowship for lifetime achievement in poetry in 1993. Gunn passed away in San Francisco, California, in 2004. Fr...