Charles Monteith papers, 1948-1994.

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Monteith, Charles. Charles Monteith papers, 1948-1994.

Charles Monteith papers, 1948-1994.

The collection consists of letters, 1948-1994, to Charles Monteith from a number of Faber and Faber authors including W.H. Auden, Samuel Beckett, Douglas Dunn, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Marianne Moore, Paul Muldoon, Richard Murphy, and Stephen Spender. While the correspondence covers a wide range of topics, the letters most often relate to the authors' works in progress, English literature, other authors' works, and the publishing industry.

.25 linear ft. : (1 box)

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Faber and Faber.

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Monteith, Charles Norton, 1893-1940

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Charles Monteith (d. 1995), commissioning editor (1954- ) and Chairman (1977-1980) of Faber and Faber, a London publishing firm. From the description of Charles Monteith papers, 1948-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863225 ...

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

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One of the most unique and powerful voices of the Twentieth Century, Samuel Beckett was born in Foxrock, Ireland, in 1906, and suffered, as he claimed, an eventless childhood. He attended Trinity College in Dublin, and left for Paris when he was twenty-two (he would later call this city home). In Paris he fell in with a group of avant-garde artists, including James Joyce, who was to become a life-long friend. Although he continued to write in both English and French throughout his life, most of ...

Dunn, Douglas T.

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Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998

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Assia Wevill was born Assia Gutman on May 15, 1927, in Berlin, Germany. Her mother, Lisa, was a German Protestant, and her father, Lonya, was a Russian Jew. In the late 1930s, the family fled to Tel Aviv to escape the Nazis. Wevill first married John Steel in London in 1946, and from there emigrated to Canada, sending visas to her family in Israel. In Vancouver, she met her second husband, Richard Lipsey, whom she divorced in 1960 to marry her third husband, David Wevill. The Wevills met Ted Hug...

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...

Muldoon, Paul

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Paul Muldoon was born in County Armagh in 1951. He attended Queen's University in Belfast where he studied English literature under Seamus Heaney. In 1973, the year he graduated from Queen's, Faber and Faber published his first collection of poems. From 1973 to 1986 he worked as a radio and television producer for BBC Northern Ireland. He moved to the United States in 1987 and has held various university teaching posts. He currently lives in New Jersey and is the Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor...

Murphy, Richard (Richard John)

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Irish poet and author. From the description of Richard Murphy interview : typescript, ca. 1980. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 50550358 ...

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...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Golding, William, 1911-1993

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Author William Golding was born in Cornwall, and educated at Oxford, where he dedicated himself to literature. He worked in theater, as a schoolteacher, and served in World War II. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, brought him popular and critical acclaim, and he has remained one of England's most widely known and influential authors. His allegorical novels explore the conflict between man's civilized and primitive tendencies, and have been widely interpreted. He also wrote plays, short storie...

Heaney, Seamus P

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Seamus Heaney (1939- ), poet, born in County Derry, Northern Ireland. From the description of Seamus Heaney collection, 1972-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517695 Irish poet. Heaney was born in County Derry in 1939 and attended St. Columb's College and Queens University, Belfast. He has lectured at several universities, including Harvard and Oxford. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. From the description of Sea...