Black Sparrow Press archives, 1967-1974.

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Black Sparrow Press. Black Sparrow Press archives, 1967-1974.

Black Sparrow Press archives, 1967-1974.

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, proofs, setting copies, and hardcover and paperback copies of the books (nos. 95-150) published by the Black Sparrow Press. Authors include Paul Blackburn, Paul Bowles, Charles Bukowski, John Cassavetes, Robert Creeley, Robert Edward Duncan, Clayton Eshleman, David Meltzer, Joyce Carol Oates, Sam Shepard, and Diane Wakoski. Also includes financial records, 1967- 1969.

18 cubic feet.

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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...

Black Sparrow Press

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In 1966, John Martin began the Black Sparrow Press in California. Initially Black Sparrow published avant garde poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction, primarily by West coast authors, many of whom had been rejected by the East Coast publishing houses. Publishing 12-15 books a year, Black Sparrow Press has printed more than 500 titles to date. In 1986, Martin moved the press from Santa Barbara to Santa Rosa, Calif. From the description of Records, 1967-1976. (University of New Mexi...

Bukowski, Charles J.

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Charles Bukowski was born on August 16, 1920 in Andernach, Germany, the son of a US soldier and German woman. His family immigrated to the United States in 1922 and settled in Los Angeles, where Bukowski spent most of his life. After a brief marriage to Barbara Frye, the rich publisher of a small poetry magazine, Bukowski began in 1958 twelve years of work as a Post Office clerk. In 1955 Bukowski began writing poetry, publishing volumes almost annually. His first collection, Flower, Fist, and Be...

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...

Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-....

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As the winner of the National Book Award for her 1970 novel Them and the recipient of four O. Henry awards and numerous other literary prizes, Joyce Carol Oates is among the most distinguished writers in the United States. In her considerable body of work, she has created an array of male and female protagonists from a diversity of regional, economic, and occupational backgrounds. In the four decades since her first book, the short-story collection By the North Gate, appeared to critical acclaim...

Meltzer, David J.

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Poet. From the description of Papers, 1954-1974. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 49381183 From the description of Letters, 1969-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 49254186 American poet. From the description of Song : signed typescript, [196-] / David Meltzer. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18423138 ...

Wakoski, Diane.

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Poet. From the description of Letters, 1984-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47287823 American poet. From the description of Papers, 1959-[ongoing] (bulk 1959-1978) (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318855 Diane Wakoski (b. 1937), American poet and teacher. From the description of Diane Wakoski poems, 1971-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199357 From the description of Diane Wakoski letters to John ...

Shepard, Sam, 1943-....

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Sam Shepard, playwright and screenwriter. From the description of Silent tongue: screenplay, 1992 January - February 22. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608353 Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and actor Sam Shepard is perhaps best known for his play and film, Paris, Texas, as well as his acting roles in such films as Raggedy Man (1981), Steel Magnolias (1989), All the Pretty Horses (2000), and Black Hawk Down (2001). From the description ...

Cassavetes, John, 1929-1989

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of John Cassavetes : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574245 ...

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...

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...