Papers, 1939-1985.

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Papers, 1939-1985.

Worksheets, drafts, and notes for Nemerov's poems, essays, lectures, stories, collections, and novels; correspondence with literary figures including over 800 letters from Kay Boyle, Kenneth Burke, Maxine Kumin, and Reed Whittemore; business correspondence chiefly relating to the publication of Nemerov's books; and photos, teaching materials, journals, and miscellany. Other correspondents include William Abrahams, Conrad Aiken, A.R. Ammons, Diane Arbus, Owen Barfield, Judy Bartholomay, Ben Belitt, Michael Blumenthal, Robert Boyers, Jean Burden, J.V. Cunningham, Babette Deutsch, James Dickey, Richard Eberhart, Loren Eiseley, David Galler, Charles Guenther, Pamela White Hadas, Charles O. Hartman, Anthony Hecht, Robert Silliman Hillyer, Richard Howard, Stanley Edgar Hyman, Robert Lowell, Bernard Malamud, Peter Meinke, William Meredith, Richard Moore, John Frederick Nims, William B. Ober, William Packard, Felix Pollak, Julia Randall, M.L. Rosenthal, Louis D. Rubin, Karl Jay Shapiro, Richard Gustave Stern, Allen Tate, John Updike, and Richard Wilbur.

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Ammons, A. R., 1926-2001

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Poet and university professor Archie Randolph Ammons was born near Whiteville, N.C., in 1926. He earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading poets in the decades after he joined the Cornell University faculty in 1963, becoming Goldwin Smith Professor of Poetry a decade later. Recipient of the Bollingen Prize and the National Book Award and Critics Circle Award for poetry, Ammons was one of the first recipients of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1981. From the description ...

Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889-1973

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x000343 American poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic . From the description of Letter, 1969 January 26 (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 148050827 Conrad Aiken was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. From the description of Conrad Aiken collection of papers, 1913-1963. (...

Burden, Jean

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Jean Burden (1914- ) is an American poet, essayist, anthologist, teacher and editor. Born in Waukegan, Illinois, she attended the University of Chicago, graduating in 1936. She has been West Coast editor of Faith Today and of Yankee magazine, where she later (1955) took a position as poetry editor. She has published books of poetry and of essays, and her work has appeared in numerous national magazines including Poetry, Atlantic, American Scholar, Trace, Saturday Review, Virginia Qu...

Galler, David, 1929-

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Belitt, Ben, 1911-2003

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben Belitt : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147329 American writer. From the description of Papers of Ben Belitt, 1967-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959455 ...

Bartholomay, Julia A., 1923-

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Hadas, Pamela White

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Washington university Saint Louis, Mo.

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On October 17, 2000, Washington University hosted the third presidential debate before the 2000 presidential election. This was the second debate held on the University campus: the University had hosted a debate in 1992 and was scheduled to host a 1996 debate which was later cancelled. The debate was held in the Washington University Field House, where Texas governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore debated for ninety minutes over issues such as health care, tax cuts, the death penalty,...

Abrahams, William Miller, 1919-1998

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Educated at Harvard, William Abrahams (1919-1998) was a poet and novelist before becoming one of the most distinguished literary editors on the American publishing scene during the last decades of the twentieth century. Among the many renowned writers whose work he guided into print were Lillian Hellman, Joyce Carol Oates, Diane Johnson, Brian Moore, Thomas Flanagan and Pauline Kael. Abrahams was also an influential force in fostering the short story in America, editing the annual O. Henry award...

Blumenthal, Michael

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Boyers, Robert

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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...

Cunningham, J. V. (James Vincent), 1911-1985

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American modernist poet. From the description of Envoi : signed typescript, [19--] / jvc. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347466 James Vincent Cunningham was born in Maryland in 1911, and was educated at Stanford University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1945. He has taught at Stanford, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Virginia. He was Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago from 1946 until 1952 an...

Arbus, Diane, 1923-1974

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Diane Arbus (b. March 14, 1923, New York City, NY–d. July 26, 1971, New York City, NY) was an American photographer noted for photographs of marginalized people and others whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal. Her work has been described as consisting of formal manipulation characterized by blatant sensationalism....

Guenther, Charles, 1920-2008

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St. Louis native Charles Guenther is a poet, translator, editor, teacher, and author. He has contributed numerous pieces to diverse publications, and has translated poems from several languages into English, notably French, Italian, and Spanish. From the description of Charles Guenther papers, 1960. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53808239 American author, poet, and translator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1930-1970. (Washing...

Hartman, Charles O., 1949-....

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Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977

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Loren Corey Eiseley was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1907. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.S. degree in English and geology/anthropology in 1933. He received an A.M. degree in anthropology in 1935 and a Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1937. In 1937, Eiseley married Mabel Langdon. The Eiseleys moved to Kansas, then Ohio, then Pennsylvania, where Eiseley held a number of administrative posts at universities. He was active in several professional and aca...

Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. 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.) American author Babette Deutsch published novels, criticism, essays, translations, children's stories, and biography, but is most remembered for her eloquent poetry. Her verse is generally short, exploring artistic or lit...

Nemerov, Howard

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Howard Nemerov was an American educator and author, most widely known for his poetry. His verse could be poignant, philosophical, or witty, and was awarded numerous honors including a Pulitzer Prize. A long-time professor at Washington University in St. Louis, he also published memorable prose, and contributed editorial work or commentary for numerous publications. From the description of Howard Nemerov letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1963 Sept. 5. (Pennsylvania State University Librarie...

Barfield, Owen, 1898-1997

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Eberhart, Richard Ghormley, 1904-2005

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Distinguished poet Richard Eberhart was born in Minnesota, and lived an idyllic life until experiencing the twin shocks of family financial crisis and his mother's death; his verse was significantly influenced by these experiences, and he would later cite his mother's death as the moment he became a poet. Eberhart was educated at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth, Cambridge, and Harvard; he later worked various jobs as a tutor and educator, served in the naval reserve in World War II, and w...