Papers, 1953-1973.

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Cleverdon, Douglas. Papers, 1953-1973.

Papers, 1953-1973.

Consists of the correspondence of Douglas Cleverdon, 1903-1987, radio Features Producer for the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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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 ...

Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975

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English book designer, publisher, poet, and Director of The Nonesuch Press. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868166 ...

O'Riada, Sean

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Watson, Francis, 1907-....

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Francis Leslie Watson, OBE, the biographer, critic, and radio feature writer, was born on 7 August 1907 to Major Frank Leslie Watson and his wife Charlotte Ethel (ne Barber), a Yorkshire-based family, and educated at Giggleswick School and Downing College, Cambridge, where he read Modern Languages, mainly French and German. After work on the Yorkshire Post, he found his bent as an independent writer, mainly of biography. Lord Dawson of Penn (1936) was followed by Wallenstein (1938), before he we...

Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993

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Miller, Liam

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Hine, Daryl 1936-

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Watkins, Vernon Phillips, 1906-1967

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Vernon Phillips Watkins was born in Wales, and lived nearly his entire life near Swansea. He had written poetry since his youth, and attended Cambridge University for one year before leaving, ultimately taking a job with Lloyd's bank as a clerk. After a serious breakdown, he took a job at a different branch of Lloyd's, staying until he retired in 1966, but refusing advancement--he remained a clerk in order to devote time to his poetry. He became a close friend of Dylan Thomas, and published indi...

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

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Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet who first achieved recognition with "Eighteen Poems" (1934). He wrote both prose and radio plays, including "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" (1940), "Deaths and Entrances" (1946), "Under Milkwood" (1954), and "Adventures in the Skin Trade" (1955). From the description of Dylan Thomas collection. [1935-1953]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660196437 Welsh author Dylan Thomas occupies a controversial place among 20t...

Russo, William.

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Naughton, Bill

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Pepler, Conrad

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Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974

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Jacob Bronowski, a mathematician by training, was well known for his work in literature, intellectual history and the philosophy of science. At his death in 1974, Bronowski was Research Professor and Fellow of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California and Director of the Council for Biology in Human Affairs there. At the Salk Institute, which he joined in 1964, Bronowski's field of research was 'human specificity', that is, the analysis of those functions which character...

Gunn, Thom

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Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, in 1929. His first book of poems, "Fighting Terms," was published in 1954, and Gunn was awarded a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University in the same year. From 1958 to 1966 and 1973 to 1990 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley. He received numerous awards during his life, most notably the MacArthur Fellowship for lifetime achievement in poetry in 1993. Gunn passed away in San Francisco, California, in 2004. Fr...

Gysin, Brion.

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Brion Gysin was born on January 19, 1916, in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England. Gysin first established himself as a painter, attending the Sorbonne from 1934-1935 and associating with figures such as Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, and Salvador Dali. In 1935 he participated in the Surrealist Drawing Exhibitions, although his work was withdrawn by Surrealist founder Andre Breton. Gysin also attended the University of Bordeaux from 1949-1952 and Archivos de India at the University of Seville from 1952-195...

Mitchell, Adrian, 1932-2008

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Adrian Mitchell FRSL was an English poet, novelist and playwright. A former journalist, he was a noted left-wing cultural figure who gave frequent readings. His poems on such topics as nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons and racism were part of the English folklore of the Left, and his work was often read and sung at demonstrations and rallies. His work for the Royal Shakespeare Company included Peter Brook's US and the English version of Peter Weiss's Marat/Sade. Epithet: poe...

Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927-

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American poet and writer. From the description of Letters, to Arthur Gregor, 1966-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122587287 Born in New York City, 1927; educated at Princeton University (class of 1948); Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet, translator, and environmental activist. From the description of W.S. Merwin papers 1946- (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 57553010 American poet and translator. From th...

Oliver, Leslie M. (Leslie Mahin)

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Read, Herbert, 1893-1968

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Sir Herbert Edward Read was a poet, art critic and champion of modern art in Britain. He produced approximately 1,150 titles on a broad range of topics. His 80 monographs include: 26 on art and artists; 14 on literary criticism; 13 collections of poetry; 10 on politics, primarily on anarchism; 7 on "belles lettres" and biography; 5 on education, most notably "Education Through Art"; and 5 autobiographies. From the description of Sir Herbert Edward Read fonds. [1918-1965]. (University...

Swann, Donald, 1923-1994

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Epithet: entertainer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x0002c3 ...

Newby, P. H. (Percy Howard), 1918-

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Raine, Kathleen, 1908-2003

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Kathleen Raine was born in London, her father was a schoolmaster, and the family strict Methodists. She was sent to stay with an aunt in rural Northumberland for the duration of World War I, an idyllic childhood period she later recalled in 'Farewell Happy Fields' (1973). She was educated at Ilford County High School and came to Girton as an Exhibitioner to read Natural Sciences then Moral Sciences 1926-29. While she was at Cambridge she began writing poetry and also made long-term friendships w...

Munby, A. N. L. (Alan Noel Latimer), 1913-1974

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Librarian of King's College, Cambridge. From the description of Letters : Cambridge, England, to Seymour Adelman, Philadelphia, Pa., 1968 Aug. 7 - Sept. 18. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25224126 Epithet: Librarian King's College Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x0000e2 Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) collected over 60,000 manuscripts from Britain, Europe and th...

Aspler, Tony, 1939-

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Higham, David

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Cleverdon, Douglas

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BBC producer who produced Dylan Thomas's radio play Under Milk Wood. From the description of Correspondence and clipping, 1950-1968. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525052 Bookseller, publisher, and BBC producer and director. From the description of Papers, 1926-1988. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56083045 Douglas Cleverdon, 1903-1987, was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Jesus College, Oxford. He began his care...

Hague, René

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British Broadcasting Corporation. Third Programme

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The British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) Third Programme began on September 29, 1946, during the BBC's post-war restructuring. At this time, the BBC was divided into three networks: The Home Service, the Light Programme, and the Third Programme. The latter was considered more intellectual in nature and was defined by the BBC as "being for the educated rather than an educational programme." In 1957 the BBC decreased program's air time, despite protests from individuals such as T.S. Eliot. The...