Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999.
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Shimon Peres was born Shimon Perski in Wiszniew, Poland (now Belarus) in August 1923. He moved with his immediate family to Palestine in 1934. He had a varied and highly prestigious political career in Israel, culminating in a term as President of Israel. He married Sonya Gelman in 1945, with whom he shared three children. He died on September 28, 2016 at the age of 93. His wife Sonya predeceased him in 2011. Peres spent most of his adult life active in Israeli politics, serving as prime mini...
John Hollander was born in New York City on October 28, 1929. He attended Columbia and Indiana Universities and was a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows of Harvard University. He is the author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, including Picture Window (Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), Figurehead: And Other Poems (1999), Tesserae (1993), Selected Poetry (1993), Harp Lake (1988), Powers of Thirteen (1983), Spectral Emanations (1978), Types of Shape (1969), and A Cracklin...
Rita Frances Dove (born August 28, 1952) is an American poet and essayist. From 1993 to 1995 she served as the Poet Laureate of the United States. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1987, and also she served as the Poet Laureate of Virginia from 2004 to 2006. Dove was born in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Miami University. She held a Fulbright Scholarship from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany and received her MFA from the University of Iowa. She has taught at Universtiy ...
John Berryman (1914-1972) was an American poet and teacher. From the description of John Berryman collection, 1938-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486626 American modernist poet. From the description of Acceptance speech for the National Book Award in poetry, 1969 March 12 / John Berryman. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18347371 From the description of Mesa encantada : typescript, 1935 April. (Universit...
BIOGHIST REQUIRED English north-country novelist, b. 1928. From the guide to the Alan Sillitoe Letters to John and Dorothy Tarr, 1959-1974., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) English north-country novelist, b. 1928. From the description of Letters to John & Dorothy Tarr, 1959-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122622411 Sillitoe was born in Nottingham, England, the son of a tannery laborer...
American poet and critic. From the description of Amid mounting evidence : typescript signed with autograph corrections : [New York], 1986 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870140 Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of John Ashbery : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564946 American poet and editor of Art & Literature. From the description of The Tennis Court Oath gal...
Sexton was a poet and playwright. From the description of Poems, 1961-1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78491220 Anne Sexton was one of the most popular and critically acclaimed American poets of the 20th century. Her complex, confessional verse treated such topics as mental illness, sexual liberation, and 1960s Americana with honesty and wit. Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Anne Sexton committed suicide in 1974. From the description of Anne Sexton l...
J. M. Coetzee (b. February 9, 1940, Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator, and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide....
Naomi Shihab Nye, born 1952 of a Palestinian father and American mother, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, Jerusalem, and San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Trinity University (San Antonio, Tex.) in 1974 and is married to photographer Michael Nye. She has published several books of poetry, writings for children, and the young adult novel Habibi, and wrote as a columnist for Organica: A Magazine of Art and Activism. Nye has also worked as a visiting writer in schools at all grade levels. Her un...
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...
Feminist novelist, poet, and essayist Erica Jong has published 20 books, including eight novels, six volumes of poetry, six books of non-fiction, and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers. From the description of How to Save Your Own Life : a novel : manuscript, 1977. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 496807049 Erica Jong is an American novelist, poet, and social writer. Her landmark first novel, Fear of flying, became infamous for frank and expli...
Russian poet. From the description of Truegol'naia Grusha, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645086 ...
Cynthia Ozick has published novels, criticism, essays, and short stories. Her fiction is serious, careful, and passionately written, often involving the theme of Judaism in a Christian world. Her deeply distinctive writing style, philosophical themes, and diverse output have made her one of the most honored and respected contemporary American authors. From the description of Cynthia Ozick letter to Joshua Welsh, 1999 April 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record...
Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x00029b Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000), poet and author. From the description of Yehuda Amichai papers, 1929-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702181389 ...
Yitzhak Rabin (b. 1922, Jerusalem-d. Nov. 4, 1995, Tel Aviv), Israeli prime minister, began his military career in 1940 when he joined the "Palmach", the elite unit of the Haganah. During the War of Independence (1948-1949), he commanded the Harel Brigade, deployed on the Jerusalem front. For the next 20 years, he served with the IDF as O.C. Northern Command (1956-1959); as Chief of Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff (1959-1964) and as Chief of Staff (1964-1968), commanding the IDF during the ...