Papers of Michael Ryan [manuscript], 1957-1990.

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Papers of Michael Ryan [manuscript], 1957-1990.

The collection contains manuscripts of articles, poems, and books by Ryan, correspondence, cassettes of poetry readings, printed materials, and papers pertaining to his undergraduate years at Notre Dame. Manuscripts include his books of poetry "God hunger," "In winter, "and "Threats against trees," his thesis "The blind swimmer," numerous articles and lectures concerning poetry, and individual poems and working drafts of poems. There are also manuscripts of short stories, poetry and articles by friends and colleagues seeking literary advice and criticism including Ann Beattie, Stephen Berg, Stephen Dobyns, Norman Dubie, Reginald Gibbons, Gregory Orr, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and Renate Wood. There is correspondence with friends, colleagues, publishers, and other contemporary poets, particularly Stephen Berg, editor of "American poetry review," and "The Southern review" re the T.S. Eliot anniversary issue. In addition the collection contains awards; biographical information; contracts and legal documents; reviews; course evaluations; class papers, examinations and notebooks from Notre Dame; interviews with Stanley Kunitz and Alan Dugan; printed material including periodicals containing Ryan's published poetry; and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents represented by 3 or more letters include Joan Aleshire, Charles Baxter, Ann Beattie, Stephen Berg, Raymond Carver, Peter Davison, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dobyns, Reginald Gibbons, Louise Glück, Allen and Judith Grossman, Donald Hall, Seamus Heaney, Edward Hirsch, Marie Howe, David Huddle, Diane Johnson, Donald R. Justice, Judy Karasik, Stanley Kunitz, Sydney Lea, Thomas Lux, Paul L. Mariani, Gail Mazur, Linda McCarriston, Lisel Mueller and Carol Muske. Also the New Yorker, John Nims, Robert Pinsky, David Rivard, Liz Rosenberg, Ernest E. Sandeen, Grace Schulman, Jason Shinder, Michelle Blake Simons, R.D. Skillings, John Skoyles, Viking Penguin, Inc., Ellen B. Voigt, Theodore R. Weiss, the Whiting Foundation, Geoffrey Wolff, Tobias Wolff, and Renate and William Wood. In addition, over 50 noted poets and authors including Robert Bly and Gregory Orr are represented by single letters.

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Wolff, Tobias, 1945-....

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Hirsch, Edward A.

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Justice, Donald, 1925-2004

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Lehman, David, 1948-....

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Wrigley, Robert, 1951-

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Wood, Renate, 1938-

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Berg, Stephen.

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DENNIS, CARL E.

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Baxter, Charles, 1947-....

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Schulman, Grace.

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Boruch, Marianne, 1950-

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Schmitz, Dennis, 1937-

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Huddle, David, 1942-

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Mariani, Paul L.

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Larsen, Wendy Wilder, 1940-

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Gallagher, Tessa

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Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation

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Aleshire, Joan

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Vannatta, Dennis P

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Olds, Sharon

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Mueller, Lisel

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Morgan, Robert, 1944-....

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Weigl, Bruce, 1949-

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Nims, John.

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Anania, Michael, 1939-

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Poet, writer, editor, professor. Born 1939. From the description of Papers, 1950-2008 (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 318586711 Michael Anania was born on August 5, 1939 in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Dora, was born in Germany and his father, Angelo, was born in Omaha to Italian parents. Angelo died of tuberculosis when Anania was nine years old, and his memories of and interest in his father appears throughout his poetry and writing. In De...

Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005

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American author, scholar, publisher, editor, and teacher; native of New York. From the description of Papers, 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547453 Stanley Burnshaw, born in New York City on June 20, 1906, is a poet, critic, novelist, playwright, publisher, editor, translator, and scholar recognized primarily for his poetry and literary criticism. Burnshaw is pro...

Baumel, Judith, 1956-

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