Grand Street Publications editorial files, 1981-1990.

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Grand Street Publications editorial files, 1981-1990.

Correspondence, manuscripts and proofs. Among the contributors are Leon Edel, William Empson, Irving Howe, Ted Hughes, Murray Kempton, Dwight Macdonald, James Merrill W.S. Merwin, Laura Riding, Francis Steegmuller, John Ashbery, Hayden Carruth, John Hollander, James Laughlin, Joyce Carol Oates, Virgil Thomson, Amy Clampitt, John Hersey, Kenneth Koch, Ron Padgett, Santha Rama Rau, and John Updike.

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Ashbery, John, 1927-2017

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American poet and editor of Art & Literature. From the description of The Tennis Court Oath galley proof, 1961. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122685058 The letters cover a span starting two days after Ashbery and Gregg graduated from Deerfield Academy, and continue through the following summers and during a period of time when Gregg was drafted into the Army and served in postwar Eur...

Updike, John

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American novelist. From the description of Rich in Russia : corrected typescript signed, ca. 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552988 John Updike, born 18 March 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania, was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist; he died 27 January 2009. From the description of John Updike letters and manuscript short story, "Killing," 1976-1981. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 6714887...

Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Koch : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743269 American Poet; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Harvard (B.A. 1948) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1959). He was a leading figure of the New York school of poetry. Koch also wrote a novel and plays, some of which have been produced off-Broadway. From the description of Kenneth Koch collection. [n.d.]...

Edel, Leon, 1907-1997

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Author, editor and educator. From the description of Papers of Leon Edel, 1855-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53436427 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Edel : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737832 ...

Riding, Laura, 1901-1991

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Laura Riding, American writer, was born in New York and educated at Brooklyn High and Cornell Univ. She began writing poetry while in college and her early poems appeared in, The fugitive (edited by Allen Tate and Robert Warren), as well as Harriet Monroe's, Poetry (a magazine). In 1926, she published her first volume of poetry, The close chaplet. Riding has written and published criticism, essays, a journal, poetry, novels and short stories. She also ran the Seizin Press for some time. Her Coll...

Macdonald, Dwight

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Dwight Macdonald was born on March 24, 1906, in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1928 (B.A.). He served as associate editor of Fortune Magazine (1929-1936) and editor of the Partisan Review (1937-1943). Macdonald joined the Socialist Workers Party (Trotskyist Party), and was a member from 1939-1941. He published numerous books, articles, and essays in addition to publishing a journal, Politics, from 1944-1949. He also wrote for Esquire and The New Yorker, and published Memoirs...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

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...

Rama Rau, Santha, 1923-2009

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Rama Rau is an Indian author. Forster was an English author who wrote A Passage to India in 1924. From the guide to the Santha Rama Rau papers concerning, A passage to India, 1960-1962., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Rama Rau was an Indian author. Forster was an English author, who wrote A Passage to India in 1924. From the description of Papers concerning A Passage to India, 1960-1962. (Unknown). Worl...

Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008

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Hayden Carruth (1921-2008) was a poet, professor, and a editor. He lived in Johnson, Vermont, during the time of the correspondence. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation biography . From the guide to the Hayden Carruth Letters, 1973-1975, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) ...

Sonnenberg, Benjamin

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Constantine Cavafy was born on April 29, 1863, lived most of his life in Egypt, and died on the same date in 1933 in Alexandria (Egypt). Although he published little work, he is regarded as one of the foremost modern Greek poets. Skeptical and nonconformist, he was critical of Christian and nationalistic morality and was one of the first to write openly about homosexuality. Among his best-known poems are THE CITY and WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS. From the description of Constantine Cav...

Howe, Irving

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Hersey, John, 1914-1993

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John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China, the son of YMCA missionaries. Following his graduation from Yale in 1936, he became a prominent American journalist and novelist. From the description of John Hersey papers, ca. 1900-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702160854 John Hersey was an author and journalist, best known for socially conscious novels such as A Bell for Adano and Hiroshima. Hersey was born in China to missionary parents, and graduated fro...

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...

Padgett, Ron

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Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994

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Francis Steegmuller was a biographer of French literary figures such as Cocteau, Apollinaire and Flaubert. He also translated French literature. From the description of Letters from Douglas Cooper, 1966-1997. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78011580 Alfred Kazin was an American essayist, literary critic, and historian. From the guide to the Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A...

Merrill, James, 1926-1995

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James Merrill was an American poet, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. From the description of James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626315 From the guide to the James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) James Ingram Merrill was born in New York City on March 3, 1926, and grew up in Manha...

Empson, William, 1906-1984

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English critic and teacher. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (29) : London, Sheffield, Worcester, Beijing, and Singapore, to John Davenport, 1940 Aug. 7-1966 Mar. 7 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870769 William Empson, born in 1791, was educated at Winchester and then studied at Trinity College, Cambridge. He began to contribute to the Edinburgh review in 1832 and from then until 1849 he wrote more than 60 articles on law, politics, a...

Grand Street Publications, Inc.

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Grand Street, a magazine of contemporary literature, published since 1981, is edited by Ben Sonnenberg. From the description of Grand Street Publications editorial files, 1981-1990. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399005 ...

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...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...