Papers, 1945-1970.

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Wilbur, Richard, 1921-. Papers, 1945-1970.

Papers, 1945-1970.

Includes manuscript drafts, typescripts, setting copy, and galley and page proofs for four of Wilbur's books: Ceremony, 1950; Things of this world, 1956; Advice to a prophet, 1961; and Walking to sleep, 1969. Also manuscript drafts (and some typescripts) for about 65 individual poems and more than a dozen poem translations (from Anna Akhmatova, Pietro Aretino, Charles Baudelaire, Renʹe Char, Joachim Du Bellay, Jorge Guillʹen, Francis Jammes, Jean de La Fontaine, Charles d'Orlʹeans, Henri Pichette, Salvatore Quasimodo, Paul Valʹery, and Andrei Voznesenskii); manuscript drafts, typescripts, setting copy, galley and page proofs, and stage production material for translations of Molière's Misanthrope and Tartuffe; manuscripts, typescripts (and some proofs) of various prose writings (reviews, short stories, lectures, and critical essays), including work on Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Frost, Robert Hillyer, A.E. Housman, Robert Lowell, Henry Miller, John Milton, Ogden Nash, Edgar Allan Poe, Theodore Roethke, William Shakespeare, Andrei Voznesenskii, Walt Whitman, and on Wilbur's own work.

1.5 linear ft.

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Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867

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American poet and translator of Racine and Molière. From the description of Correspondence and manuscripts, 1949-1986. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122692657 Wilbur is an American poet, translator, teacher and scholar; he was the second Poet Laureate of the United States and twice recipient of the Pulitizer Prize for poetry. From the description of Papers, 1945-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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