Papers. 1951-1971.

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Papers. 1951-1971.

Robert Swards's papers include an extensive collection of his manuscripts of poems, essays, plays, and fiction, notebooks, and editorial matter toward published and unpublished work. Also present is an extensive file of correspondence with literary figures, magazine editors, small press publishers, family members, and friends. A large collection of little magazines, small press publications, and literary ephemera is also included. Correspondents include Jonathan Baumbach, Martin Bax, Marvin Bell, Carol Bergé, Paul Blackburn, Robert Bly, Louise Bogan, Michael Dennis Browne, Paul Carroll, John Ciardi, Robert Cohen, Robert Creeley, William Dickey, Raymond DiPalma, Frederick Eckman, Paul Engle, Donald Finkel, Ramon Guthrie, Donald Hall, David Ignatow, Judson Jerome, Diane Johnson, Donald Justice, X.J. Kennedy, Robert Kroetsch, Denise Levertov, Laurence Lieberman, John Logan, Alison Lurie, William Meredith, Ann Quin, Margaret Randall, David Ray, David Rubin, May Sarton, James Schevill, Karl Shapiro, William Stafford, George Starbuck, Constance Urdang, Keith Wilson, Mona Van Duyn, Theodore Weiss, Reed Whittemore, and others.

ca. 13, 000 items (47 boxes) : ill. ; 8 x 40 x 27 cm.

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Cohen, Robert

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DiPalma, Raymond.

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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 ...

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...

Kennedy, X. J

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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...

Sward, Robert, 1933-

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Robert Sward was born in Chicago. He obtained a B.A. from the University of Illinois and an M.A. from the University of Iowa. He was appointed Visiting Poet in the University of Victoria Department of Creative Writing in 1969, and also taught in the University of Victoria Department of English. Sward's publications include "Poems: New and Selected, 1957-1976", and the novel "Jurassic Shales" (1975). In 1970 he founded the Soft Press publishing company in Victoria. In the early 1970s Sward and Ro...

Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006

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American author. From the description of Papers. 1970-1983. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12926111 American author and poet. From the description of Papers, 1970-1983. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419455 Carol Bergé was born in New York in 1955. She is the author of numerous pieces of prose. Her volumes of poetry include Secrets, gossip and slander (1984), From a soft angle: poems about women (1...

Blackburn, Paul (Paul Richard)

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American poet associated with the projective verse movement. From the description of Paul Blackburn letters, 1949. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 42721935 American poet. From the description of Affinities I : typescript, [ca. 1957]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32416027 From the description of The lottery : annotated typescript, [ca. 1956] / PB. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat reco...

Ray, David, 1932-

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Author and professor, David Ray has written over twenty books of poetry, also fiction, essays, criticism and reviews that have appeared in numerous periodicals including Harper's, New Yorker and Yale Review. From the description of David Ray Papers, 1936-2008 (inclusive) (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 773057670 David Eugene Ray was born on May 20, 1932 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. He was the son of Dowell Adolphus and Katherine (Jennings) Ray. He ...

Randall, Margaret, 1936-

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Randall moved to Cuba from the United States in 1969 to study the status of women there. From the description of Essays, 1979, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007880 Randall has been a poet, editor, and author. She was born in New York but spent most of her adult life in Latin America, moving from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Mexico in 1961, then to Cuba in 1969, and from there to Nicaragua in 1980, returning to Albuquerque in 1984. From the desc...

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...

Eckman, Frederick, 1924-1996

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American author, member of the faculty in the English Department at Bowling Green State University, where he was a co-founder (in 1968) of the Creative Writing Program with Philip O'Connor. In 1966 his son Thomas was one of those killed by a sniper in the University Tower at the University of Texas-Austin. From the description of Papers 1947-1998. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 355507724 ...

Johnson, Diane Clark, 1960-

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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...

Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970

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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 ...

Bax, Martin.

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Schevill, James, 1920-2009

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Poet and playwright; professor emeritus of English and former director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Brown University. From the description of Papers, ca. 1945-[ongoing]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 549571040 Bern Porter is an artist, writer, physicist, and publisher. His original name is Bernard Harden Porter. From the description of The James Schevill Papers relating to Bern Porter, 1943-1992. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 1...

Dickey, William

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Dickey was a poet and professor of English and creative writing at San Francisco State University. From the description of William Dickey poems, 1981-1995. (San Francisco Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49774693 ...

Carroll, Paul, 1957-....

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Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011

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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...

Finkel, Donald L., 1943-....

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Lieberman, Laurence

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Guthrie, Ramon, 1896-1973

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Guthrie was born in New York City in 1896, the son of Harry and Ella May Hollister Guthrie. He attended the Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Mass. from 1912 to 1915. During 1916 he worked in the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in New Haven, Conn. and taught in Newfane, Vt. In 1916 he joined the 10th Connecticut Field Artillery. He joined the United States Air Force in 1918. Later, in 1944-1945, he served in the Office of Strategic Services in North Africa and France. Guthrie taught at the Un...

Logan, John, 1923-1987

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Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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By Source, Fair use, Link May Sarton (May 3, 1912-July 16, 1995), poet and novelist, was born Elanore Marie Sarton in Wondelgem, Belgium, the daughter of George Sarton, a noted historian of science, and Eleanor Mabel Elwes, an English portrait painter and designer. Sarton moved with her parents to England, and in 1916 the family immigrated to the United States. All three became naturalized Americans in 1924, by which time Sarton's name had been Americanized to Eleanor May. Sart...

Bell, Marvin, 1937-....

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Jerome, Judson

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Browne, Michael Dennis

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Michael Dennis Browne was born in Walton-on Thames, England. He received his B.A. with first-class honors in 1962 from Hull University, and his M.A. from the University of Iowa. Browne became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1978, and has been teaching since 1971 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he is a Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of English. He is the author of seven collections of poetry. From the description of Michael Dennis Brow...

Rubin, David Lee

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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...

Baumbach, Jonathan

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American author, teacher, and critic; b. 1933. From the description of Jonathan Baumbach collection, 1956-1984. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967631 ...

Engle, Paul, 1908-1991

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Paul Engle was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 12, 1908. Engle attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated cum laude in 1931, emphasizing English literature, American history and languages. In 1932, Paul Engle received his M.A. from the University of Iowa. In the fall of 1933, Paul Engle received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He sailed for England, enrolled in Merton College at Oxford University, and began studies under the poet Edmund Blunden. He was awarded a second M...