Philip Hobsbaum collection. [1955-1972].


Philip Hobsbaum collection. [1955-1972].

The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of The Group; manuscripts of poems; a manuscript of Hobsbaum's doctoral dissertation "A Theory of Communication", with holograph corrections by William Empson, Professor of English at Sheffield University; and letters to Hobsbaum from Empson relating to the supervision of Hobsbaum's doctoral thesis. The Group manuscripts are by Taner Baybars, Martin Bell, Alan Brownjohn, Julian Cooper, Anne Dyke, Christopher Hampton, Arthur Jacobs, Rosemary Joseph, Owen Leeming, Christopher Levenson, Edward Lucie-Smith, George MacBeth, Robin McLaren, Adrian Mitchell, Margaret Owen, Michael Pickering, Peter Porter, George Raphael, and Peter Redgrove.

60 cm of textual records.

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Hobsbaum, Philip (person)

Philip Hobsbaum, poet, critic, and teacher, was born in London, June 29, 1932. From the description of Philip Hobsbaum collection, 1962-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 181099706 Philip Hobsbaum was born in London, England. He earned a B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge in 1955 and 1961 respectively, and a Ph.D. from Sheffield in 1968. He worked as a part-time lecturer and teacher from 1955 to 1959. He was a lecturer in English in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 1962 to 1966 an...

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Empson, William, 1906-1984 (person)

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...

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Lucie-Smith, Edward (person)

Literary and art critic, poet, free-lance journalist, editor, and partner in Turret Books. From the description of Papers. 1963-1975. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23949782 ...

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Porter, Peter B. (Peter Buell), 1773-1844 (person)

Porter was a member of the New York State Legislature, a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York State, a major general in the War of 1812, and United States Secretary of War from 1828 to 1829. He was a strong supporter of the Whig Party. From the description of Letter, 1839 February 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407205 Congressman, general of New York State Militia during the War of 1812, and partner in Porter, Barton & Company. ...

Cooper, Julian, 1930- (person)

Mitchell, Adrian, 1932-2008 (person)

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...

Pickering, Peter (person)

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MacBeth was born in Scotland on Jan. 19, 1932; graduated with honors in Classical Greats, New College, Oxford, 1955; worked at British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), London, 1955-76; producer, BBC Overseas Talks Department, 1957-58 and producer, BBC Talks Department 1958-76; regarded as a powerful influence on British poetry, his radio programs featured new poets, winning praise for his ability to recognize poetic excellence; wrote novels and nearly twenty volumes of verse, including The broken place...

Brownjohn, Alan, 1931-.... (person)

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McLaren, Robin Alexander, 1953- (person)

Bell, Martin, 1918-1978 (person)

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Joseph, Rosemary. (person)