Tiger's eye records, 1939-1955.


Tiger's eye records, 1939-1955.

The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), a poet, critic, editor, and playwright, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a B. A. in 1909 and an M. A. in 1910 from Harvard, where he also pursued a doctoral degree in philosophy. In 1915, he married Vivienne (Vivien) Haigh-Wood. He completed his dissertation in 1916 while living in England and submitted it to Harvard, but was unable to defend it. He was literary editor of the avant-garde magazine The Egoist. In the Spring 1917, he publishe...

Fitts, Dudley, 1903-1968

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Dudley Fitts (1903-1968), poet, translator, literary critic, and educator. From the description of Dudley Fitts papers, 1928-1968 (bulk 1941-1943). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702139069 Dudley Fitts was a poet, translator, literary critic, and educator. Fitts was perhaps best known for his translations of classical texts. He translated several works by Aristophanes, including Lysistrata (1954), The Frogs (1955), The Birds (1957), and Ladies' Day (1959) and, i...

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...

MacIver, Loren, 1909-

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d. May 3, 1998. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 83858326 ...

Bataille, Georges, 1897-1962

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Crews, Judson

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Southwestern author, printer and educator. Born in Waco, Tex. Lived in various areas, including Albuquerque, N.M. Has been published in about 300 periodicals. From the description of Papers, 1943-1987. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 38600466 Judson Campbell Crews was born on June 30, 1917 in Waco, TX; BA (1941), MA (1944), and studied Fine Arts (1946-47) at Baylor Univ.; pursued graduate study at Univ. of Texas at El Paso, 1967; landscape archite...

Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960

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Pasternak was a Russian poet, who declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for his novel Doctor Zhivago. Reavey was an English surrealist poet. From the description of Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77990740 From the guide to the Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, 1890-1960 ...

Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973

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Neruda was a Chilean poet, diplomat, and politician. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. From the description of Pablo Neruda papers concerning Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976 (inclusive), 1967 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769868 From the guide to the Pablo Neruda papers concering Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976, bulk 1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet. ...

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

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The complex and diverse prose of Anaïs Nin mirrors her life. She published nonfiction, journals, short stories, novels, and erotica, and worked as a model, a dancer, and a psychoanalyst. Most of her prose was influenced by surrealism, and features an experimental style and psychological themes. The publication of her diaries, begun at the age of eleven as an open letter to her departed father, brought her fame and made her a sought-after lecturer. Her artistic prose, colorful life, and relation...

Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

Abel, Lionel

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Roskolenko, Harry

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Roskolenko was born on the Lower East Side of New York in 1907. He ran off to sea at the age of 13 and at 21 became a Third Mate, sailing between America and Europe. During World War II he sailed as a Second officer with the U.S. Army Transport Service on ships running between Australia, New Guinea and the South Pacific. Roskolenko is the author of various volumes of poetry, novels and travel books. From the description of When the bottle's bloody empty, pet [manuscript]. 1943-1976. ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Young, Marguerite, 1908-1995

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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...

Hays, H. R. (Hoffman Reynolds), 1904-1980

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H. R. Hays received degrees from Cornell University ( B.A., 1925) and Columbia University (M.A., 1928) and had a long and varied career as a poet, novelist, critic, playwright, translator, social anthropologist, and educator. From the description of H. R. Hays correspondence with Latin American writers, 1922-1981 (bulk 1940-1955) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 84467135 H. R. Hays was a New York playwright, anthropologist, poet and sometime collaborator w...

Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889-1973

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x000343 American poet, short-story writer, novelist, and critic . From the description of Letter, 1969 January 26 (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 148050827 Conrad Aiken was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. From the description of Conrad Aiken collection of papers, 1913-1963. (...

Moss, Stanley

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Ford, Charles Henri

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Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1928-1947 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131650 American poet, playwright, painter, and publisher, born 1913, Hazelhurst, Miss. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1906-1989, bulk 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Vazakas, Byron

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Arp, Jean, 1887-1966

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French artist and poet. From the description of Letters, 1942-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093273 ...

Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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David Hilliard was in prison from 1970 to 1974 on a one-year to ten-year assault charge. His letters from Genet were sent to him through his lawyer, Charles Garry, who also received some direct communication from Genet. According to Hilliard's notes on these letters, "[Genet] had a major effect in the change of Newton's and the Party's views on homosexuality. Zayd Shakur influenced Genet with regard to the Party. When I was released from prison I was expelled from the Party by Newton after Newto...

Char, René, 1907-1988

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Wilbur, Richard, 1921-....

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American poet and translator of Racine and Molière. From the description of Correspondence and manuscripts, 1949-1986. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122692657 Wilbur is an American poet, translator, teacher and scholar; he was the second Poet Laureate of the United States and twice recipient of the Pulitizer Prize for poetry. From the description of Papers, 1945-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

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Richard Nathaniel Wright was born September 4, 1908 near Natchez, Mississippi, to Ella Wilson Wright, a schoolteacher, and Nathan Wright, a sharecropper. The story of Richard Wright's childhood, with its harrowing episodes of abandonment by his father, his temporary consignment to an orphanage after his mother became ill, and his short-lived schooling under the harsh guardianship of his grandmother have been detailed in his autobiography, Black Boy (published in 1945 by Harper & Row)....

Stephan, John Walter, 1906-1995

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Painter; Chicago, Ill. From the description of John Stephan papers, [ca. 1930s-1970s]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502749 Painter. From the description of John Stephan interviews, 1986 May 20 - 1987 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220177846 John Walter Stephan, b. 1906; d. 1995, Painter. From the description of Oral history interview with John Stephan, 1986 May 20-1987 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395673 ...

Weber, Brom, 1917-1998

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Professor of English, University of California, Davis (1963-1986). From the description of Brom Weber papers, 1919-1969. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 60565459 ...

Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963

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Educator, poet. From the description of Correspondence, with University of Michigan officials, 1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370061 Theodore Roethke won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1954 for his volume of verse "The Waking." He was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1908 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1929. He taught at Lafayette University, Penn State, Bennington College and finally at the University of Washington. His books include "...

Borges, Jorge Luís, 1899-1986

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Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was a distinguished Argentinian poet, essayist and short story writer. From the description of La lotería en Babilonia : holograph, undated. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320956282 From the guide to the La lotería en Babilonia : holograph, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Argentine author. From the description of Antología de la Poesía Argentina Moderna [manuscrip...

Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997

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d. Feb. 2, 1997, Yiannina, Greece. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 84607001 Theodore Stamos (1922-1997) was an Abstract Expressionist painter and educator in N.Y. and Greece. From the description of Theodoros Stamos papers, 1922-2007. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744426362 Theodros Stamos, Abstract Expressionist Painter; NY and Lefkada Greece, 1922-1997; James ...

Tyler, Parker

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American film critic and writer. From the description of Letter : New York, to Joseph Wood Krutch, 1936 May 29. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32416004 ...

Seligmann, Kurt, 1900-1962

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Barnard, Mary.

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American poet, biographer, and translator Mary Ethel Barnard was born in Vancouver, Washington on December 6, 1909. She was the daughter of Bertha Hoard and Samuel Melvin Barnard, who worked in the timber industry. After graduating from Reed College in 1932, Barnard established a relationship by mail with Ezra Pound, who became her literary mentor. Her poetry, prose, and translations of Greek poetry were published in literary magazines and as monographs. She was awarded numerous honors throughou...

Eberhart, Richard Ghormley, 1904-2005

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Distinguished poet Richard Eberhart was born in Minnesota, and lived an idyllic life until experiencing the twin shocks of family financial crisis and his mother's death; his verse was significantly influenced by these experiences, and he would later cite his mother's death as the moment he became a poet. Eberhart was educated at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth, Cambridge, and Harvard; he later worked various jobs as a tutor and educator, served in the naval reserve in World War II, and w...

Queneau, Raymond, 1903-1976

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Queneau (1903-1973), a French writer and editor, worked with the Surrealists as a young man before he founded "Oulipo" (Ouvroir de Littérature potentielle). As an editor at Gallimard publishers, he was influential in the publication and support of avant-garde movements and their proponents. Queneau began publishing Isou in the late 1940s and was supportive of him and his efforts to establish Lettrism. From the description of Lettrism papers, 1946-1965. (Getty Research Institute). Wo...

Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983

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Owen Dodson was a playwright and author. From the description of Owen Dodson Collection 1936-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80551547 From the description of Owen Dodson Collection 1936-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148305 African American author, poet, playwright, and professor of drama at Howard University; died 1983. From the description of Owen Dodson papers, 1930-1968. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 741522194...

Ernst, Max, 1891-1976

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German-French Surrealist painter. From the description of Letter : Sedona, to Alfred Barr, 1947 Nov. 19. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77955633 Max Ernst (1891-1976) was a painter and sculptor, from New York, N.Y. From the description of Max and Dorothea Ernst letters concerning Max Ernst's American citizenship status, [ca. 1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403886 German painter. From the description of Letter, ca. 19...

Garrigue, Jean, 1912-1972

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Stephan, Ruth, 1910-1974

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The writer Ruth Stephan (born Charlotte Ruth Walgreen) published her first poems in the late 1930s in venues such as Harper's, Poetry, and Forum, and her first volume, Prelude to Poetry, was published in 1946. With her husband, the painter John Stephan, she founded and edited the influential quarterly magazine The Tiger's Eye (1947-1951), which showcased the work of artists and writers with particular emphasis on abstract expressionism. In addition to further volumes of poetry, her ...

Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977

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Barrault, Jean-Louis, 1910-1994

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Albers, Josef

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Josef Albers was born in Bottrop, Germany, on March 19, 1888. He studied art in schools in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before joining the Bauhaus school in 1920. From the completion of his studies in 1923 until the school was closed by the Nazis in 1933, Albers remained at the Bauhaus as a teacher. In 1933 Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he remained until 1950 when he accepted an appointment as chairman of the Yale University Department of Design. He re...

Gregory, Horace

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American poet. From the description of Letters, 1936-1971 and undated. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13640555 Horace Gregory (1898-1982) was an American poet and critic. From the guide to the Horace Gregory Collection, 1933-1943, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...