Paul West papers, 1951-1992.

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Paul West papers, 1951-1992.

This collection contains notes, manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs for his biographical sketches, book reviews, essays, literary criticism, memoirs, poems, short stories, and unpublished and published novels, including Alley jaggers, Bela Lugosi's white christmas, Caliban's filibuster, Colonel Mint, Gala, I'm expecting to live quite soon, Lord Byron's doctor, Love's mansion, The Place in flowers where pollen rests, Rat man of Paris, Tenement of clay, The Very rich hours of Count von Stauffenberg, and The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the ripper. Also, includes photographs, a taped interview by Martha Deane on WOR radio (1970), cover painting of Tenement of Clay, awards, reviews of his work, and letters from Walter Ernest Allen, Frederick Wilse Bateson, Marguerite Caetani, Northrop Frye, Elizabeth Jennings, V.S. Pritchett, Alan Pryce- Jones, John Crowe Ransom, James Reeves, Ethel Rolt-Wheeler, Martin Seymour- Smith, John Hanbury Angus Sparrow, Robert Penn Warren, Basil Willey, and others.

15 cubic ft.

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Reeves, James

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Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Bateson, Frederick Wilse, 1901-1978

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The Longman Annotated English Poets series began publishing in 1965 under the editorship of Professor F.W. Bateson. From the guide to the Papers relating to the, Longman Annotated English Poets, series, particularly a planned edition of Chaucer, 1959-1986, (Leeds University Library) Frederick Wilse Bateson was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford as well as a writer. He was born on Dec. 25, 1901 in Styal, Cheshire, England. ...

Seymour-Smith, Martin

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Sparrow, John, 1906-1992

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Epithet: Warden of All Souls College Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0002dc ...

Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...

Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997

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Victor Sawdon Pritchett (1900-1997), English novelist, essayist, literary critic, and writer of short stories and travel literature. From the description of V.S. Pritchett collection, 1979-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79462983 Epithet: Knight; author and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x000271 Victor Sawdon Pritchett was an English novelist, biographer, essayist, lite...

Pryce-Jones, Alan, 1908-2000

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Alan Pryce-Jones, English author, editor and critic. Born in London, Pryce-Jones was educated at Eton and Oxford. He was editor of The Times Literary Supplement from 1948 to 1959. In 1960, he emigrated to the United States, where he worked briefly for the Ford Foundation before returning to writing and criticism. From the description of Alan Pryce-Jones papers, 1857-2000 (bulk 1915-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135899 Heralded as one of the most promi...

Pennsylvania state university

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The Pennsylvania Humanities Council designated the year 1985 as "The Year of the Pennsylvania Writer." The PHC funded projects in eight locations throughout the Commonwealth to gain appreciation, understanding, and recognition for past and present Pennsylvania writers. The State College/University Park location held a two-stage conference and related events by five Centre County regional organizations. From the description of The Year of the Pennsylvania writer collection, 1984-1986....

Willey, Basil, 1897-1978

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Basil Willey was an English professor and writer. He was born on July 25, 1897 to William Herbert willey and Alice Ann Le Gros. In 1923, he married Zelie Murlis Ricks and had two sons and two daughters. He taught at Cambridge University (1946-1964) and a visiting professor at Columbia University and Cornell University. His literary works include: Tendencies in Renaissance Literary Theory (Le Bas Prize Essay, 1922), Nineteenth Century Studies (1949), Introduction to Thoreau's Walden ...

Caetani, Marguerite

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Allen, Walter Ernest, 1911-1995

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West, Paul, 1934-

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Rolt-Wheeler, Ethel

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Ethel Rolt-Wheeler (fl. 1901-1938), Irish poet and author and a member of the Irish Literary Society of London and chair of the Irish Circle of the Lyceum Club (London). Published works include volumes of poetry such as Verses (1903), The Year's Horoscope: Sonnets (1905), Ireland's Veils and Other Poems (1913), and Ethel Rolt-Wheeler: Poems (1937); a book of tales titled Behind the Veil (1906); and a volume of biographical essays titled Famous Blue-stockings (1910). From the descript...

West, Paul, 1930-

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Paul Noden West, British author and literary critic, taught English literature at Memorial University of Newfoundland (1957-1962) and English and Comparative Literature at The Pennsylvania State University (1962-1994). From the description of Paul West papers, 1951-1992. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32075254 ...

Frye, Northrop

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Northrop Frye was a Canadian critic. From the description of Northrop Frye collection. [1971]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848472 ...

Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001

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Elizabeth Joan Jennings was born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, the daughter of Henry Cecil Jennings, a physician. She attended Oxford high school, afterwards reading English at St. Anne's College, Oxford where she earned an M.A. with honors in 1949. Jennings discovered poetry at the age of thirteen, with G.K. Chesterton's, "Battle of Lepanto," followed by S.T. Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," as well as the odes of John Keats. From the beginning, her interest ...