Records I, 1981-1984.

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Conjunctions. Records I, 1981-1984.

Records I, 1981-1984.

Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts and production materials relating to the publication of Conjunctions. Manuscripts (many with corrections) include: copy edited setting manuscripts, first corrected page proofs, rejected proofs, final reproduction proofs, reproductions of proofs, layout designs, editors' setting copy, preliminary type setting, miscellaneous other production materials, rejected authors' manuscripts, proofs of advertising materials, and mock-ups. Also included are cover designs, both published and rejected. Correspondence includes: letters between editor, Bradford Morrow and typesetter as well as miscellaneous correspondence with authors, both published and rejected; correspondence with other writers, agents and publishers; general business correspondence; correspondence with distributors, Library of Congress; announcements, and invitations. Some important correspondents include: Paul Bowles, Frederick Busch, Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Guy Davenport, Edward Dorn, Coleman Dowell, Robert Duncan, Theodore Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Kenneth Gangemi, William H. Gass, Donald Hall, Michael Heller, Susan Howe, Barbara Howes, Kenneth Irby, Hugh Kenner, James Laughlin, Ann Lauterbach, Michael McClure, Thomas Meyer, Bradford Morrow, Reno Odlin, Toby Olson, Marjorie Perloff, B.W. Powe, Lawrence Clark Powell, James Purdy, Laura Riding, Edouard Roditi, Carl Rakosi, Armand Schwerner, Ronald Silliman, Gustaf Sobin, Gilbert Sorrentino, Ann Stanford, John Taggart, Nathaniel Tarn, Barbara Tedlock, Carol Tinker, Anne Waldman, Jonathan Williams. Audio tape recorded materials include: interviews between Morrow and others, both published and unpublished; radio interviews on WBAI between Morrow and others; tapes of miscellaneous events. Miscellaneous materials include posters, reviews, and bumper stickers. Also includes 10 volumes of the journal, both paper and hardcover, and miscellaneous books relating to the magazine.

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Morrow, Bradford, 1951-....

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Founded in 1981 by its editor, Bradford Morrow, who himself published the first three issues; subsequently published by David Godine, Collier Macmillan, and, beginning with issue 15 (1990) Bard College, where Morrow is professor of literature. Beginning with issue 14 (1989) it has constituted a semi-annual series of anthologies on a single topic, many of them guest-edited. Writers published in Conjunctions include many associated with Brown University, especially with the Graduate Program in Lit...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Conjunctions.

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Literary journal founded and edited by Bradford Morrow. From the description of Records I, 1981-1984. (State Library of Ohio). WorldCat record id: 122692120 ...

Purdy, James

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James Purdy (b. 1923) is an American author whose published works include 63: Dream Palace (published in the United States in 1957 as Color of Darkness), Eustace Chisholm and the Works (1967), I Am Elijah Thrush, (1972) and On Glory's Course (1984). From the description of James Purdy papers, 1944-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132850 James Purdy, American novelist, was born in Ohio and educated at the Universities of Chicago and Puebla, Mexico. He published his fir...

Perloff, Marjorie

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Biography / Administrative History Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost American critics of contemporary poetry. Her work has been especially concerned with explicating the writing of experimental and avant-garde poets and relating it to the major currents of modernist and, especially, postmodernist activity in the arts, including the visual arts and cultural theory. She took her first degree at Barnard College, New York, followed by an M....

Heller, Michael, 1937-....

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Michael Heller is an important Objectivist poet and literary critc. He is the author of ten books of critically acclaimed poetry, a memoir, three works of criticism, and essays on the Objectivist poets and poetry. From the description of Michael Heller papers, circa 1960-2010. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865264 Biographical note Michael Heller is an important Objectivist poet and literary critc. He is the author of ...

Sorrentino, Gilbert

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David Markson was born in Albany, New York, on December 20, 1927. He received his B.A. from Union College in 1950 and his M.A. from Columbia University in 1952. He has written seven novels and a critical study. From the description of Letters to David Markson, 1998 Sept. 3-2000 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571237 Louis Mackey was known for his works on Kierkegaard, Saint Augustine and Medieval Philosophy. His published work also included literary criticism, lite...

Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Powe, B. W. (Bruce W.), 1955-

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Busch, Frederick, 1941-2006

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American author. From the description of Papers, 1971-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22189834 ...

Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008

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Jonathan Williams is a poet, publisher, and photographer. He was educated at St. Albans School, Princeton University, and Black Mountain College, and also studied art and design at the Institute of Design in Chicago. His published books of poetry include An Ear in Bartram's Tree (1969), Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets (1971), The Loco Logodaedalus in Situ (1972), and Elite/Elate Poems (1979), and his published books of photography include Portrait Photographs (1979) and A Palpable Elysium: Photog...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

Silliman, Ronald, 1946-....

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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...

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...

McClure, Michael A.

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Michael McClure was born in Kansas and educated there and in Arizona and California. He is author of numerous books of poems and plays, including "The Beard". He is one of the best-known poets and playwrights of the so-called "Beat Generation". He began teaching at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland in 1962, and has since risen to the rank of Professor. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the descri...

Dorn, Edward

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Poet, novelist, and translator; b. 1929. From the description of Edward Dorn papers, 1956-1993. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28417585 Author. From the description of Letters 1959-1965. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 702669723 American poet Edward Dorn was born April 2, 1929 in Villa Grove, Illinois. Edward Dorn attended Black Mountain College in North Carolina for several years, receiving a BA in 1954. Although poets associ...

Tinker, Carol, 1940-

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Taggart, John, 1942-....

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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. ...

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001

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Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...

Tarn, Nathaniel

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American poet, translator, editor, and anthropologist with field work among the Highland Maya and Burmese Buddhists. From the description of Nathaniel Tarn papers, circa 1939-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462168967 Biography Nathaniel Tarn was born in Paris, France in 1928. His childhood in Belgium was disrupted in 1939, when the threat of World War II prompted the family's removal to England. After graduating in h...

Tedlock, Barbara

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Riding, Laura, 1901-1991

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Laura Riding, American writer, was born in New York and educated at Brooklyn High and Cornell Univ. She began writing poetry while in college and her early poems appeared in, The fugitive (edited by Allen Tate and Robert Warren), as well as Harriet Monroe's, Poetry (a magazine). In 1926, she published her first volume of poetry, The close chaplet. Riding has written and published criticism, essays, a journal, poetry, novels and short stories. She also ran the Seizin Press for some time. Her Coll...

Stanford, Anna

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Lauterbach, Ann, 1942-....

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Sobin, Gustaf

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Duncan, Robert, 1919-1988

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California poet. From the description of Robert Edward Duncan papers, 1960-1977. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122545242 Robert Duncan (January 7, 1919 -February 3, 1988) was an American poet and a student of H.D. and the Western esoteric tradition who spent most of his career in and around San Francisco. Though associated with any number of literary traditions and schools, Duncan is often identified with the poets of the New American Poetry and B...

Schwerner, Armand

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Papers of a well-known performance poet associated with experimental poetry in the New York City area from the mid-1960s to mid-1990s. Educated at Cornell and Columbia universities, Schwerner is the author of nine works of poetry, the most critically famous being The tablets, a serial long poem written over two decades. Schwerner's work is celebrated for its formal innovations and adaptation of chance writing strategies. Schwerner died in February 1999. From the description of Armand...

Irby, Kenneth, 1936-

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Eshleman, Clayton

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Clayton Eshleman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1935. He earned a B.A. in philosophy and an M.A. in creative writing, both from Indiana University. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose, including Under World Arrest (1994), Companion Spider (2002), An Alchemist with One Eye on the Fire (2006), and Reciprocal Distillations (2007), and has translated the work of César Vallejo and Aimé Césaire, among others. He founded and edited the literary magazines Caterpillar (196...

Howe, Susanne

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Poet and scholar of American literature born in 1937. Howe is the author of more than 12 books of verse and literary criticism, including HINGE PICTURE (1974), PYTHAGOREAN SILENCE (1982), MY EMILY DICKINSON (1985), SINGULARITIES (1990), and THE EUROPE OF TRUSTS (1990). Her work falls within the category of experimental writing and has been associated with the work of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E writers such as Charles Bernstein and other experimental writers such as Michael Palmer a...

Enslin, Theodore

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Theodore Enslin was born in Chester, PA on March 25, 1925. He studied musical composition privately with Nadia Boulanger and Francis Judd Cooke. He has two children, Deirdre and Jonathan Morton, from his first marriage with Mildred Marie Stout in 1945. He divorced in 1961 and married Alison Jane Jose in 1969; they have a son, Jacob Hezekiah. Theodore Enslin has written many books of poetry, including "Forms" (1971-1973), "The Poems" (1970), "Views" (1973), "Synthesis" (1975) "Etudes" (1972) and ...

Rakosi, Carl, 1903-2004

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American poet associated with the Objectivist School of poetry that flourished under the influence of Louis Zukofsky during the 1930s and 40s. Rakosi also worked as a social worker and psychotherapist under the psuedonym Callman Rawley. From the description of Papers, 1903-2002. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33267001 Biography Carl Rakosi was born on November 6, 1903, in Berlin, Germany, and c...

Olson, Toby

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American poet and Temple University professor, Toby Olson, was born August 17, 1937, in Berwyn, Illinois. American poet, Carl Thayler, was born on April 29, 1933, in Los Angeles, California. From the description of Toby Olson letters to Carl Thayler collection, 1967-1983. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 608549262 Evory, Ann and Linda Metzger (eds.). Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 9. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Compan...

Gangemi, Kenneth, 1937-....

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Gass, William H., 1924-

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American essayist and novelist William H. Gass was a professor of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, when he wrote this letter. In 1979 Gass was named David May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities at Washington University, from which he is now emeritus. He was also the Director of International Writers Center from 1990 to 2000. Born July 30, 1924, in Fargo, North Dakota, William Gass is a ...

Howes, Barbara

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Barbara Howes, 1914-, poet and editor of Chimera. From the description of Barbara Howes Papers, 1959-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135843 ...

Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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Poet, performer, editor, publisher, and teacher; director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project (New York); co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. From the description of Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68914842 American poet associated with the New York School of Poetry. From the description of 100 memories, 1970. (University of Calif...

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...

Kenner, Hugh

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Davenport, Guy

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American author. From the description of The bicycle rider [manuscript], galley proof, 1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820340 From the description of Papers of Guy Davenport [manuscript], 1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821125 From the description of The Mimes of Herondas [manuscript], 1981. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818418 From the description of Papers : of Guy Davenport, 1961-1979 [manu...

Dowell, Coleman

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Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, essayist, poet, editor, and writer of short fiction. He was born on April 8, 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in Littleton, Colorado. In 1968 he was awarded an American Field Service scholarship to finish his senior year of high school as a foreign exchange student at the Liceo Scientifico in Cuneo, Italy. In 1972 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. After doing graduate ...

Roditi, Edouard.

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Edouard Roditi was born in Paris, June 6, 1910; he was educated in England at Elstree, Charterhouse, and Balliol, and received a BA from the Univ. of Chicago; he became acquainted with T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, André Breton and other leading literary figures, while living in London, Paris, and Berlin (1929-37); he published the first Surrealist manifesto in English, "The new reality", in the Oxford outlook (1929); while continuing his literary interests, he worked for the US government during WW...