Joseph Brodsky papers, circa 1890-2004.
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Sir Stephen Harold Spender (February 28, 1909 - July 16, 1995) was an English poet and novelist who worked with the themes of social injustice and class struggle. Spender was born in London and educated at University College, Oxford. He was mentored by W. H. Auden with whom he maintained a life-long friendship. He edited Horizon with Cyril Connolly from 1939-1941. Following WW II, Spender devoted his time to criticism, co-editing the magazine Encounter from 1953-1966. Spender also held a number ...
Richard Wilbur (1921- ) is an American poet, dramatist, translator, and teacher. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 and 1989, the National Book Award in 1957, and numerous other awards for his writings and translations. He was United States Poet Laureate in 1987-1988. From the description of Works and correspondence, 1962-1988. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597783 ...
Iosif Alexandrovich Brodsky (Joseph Brodsky) (1940-1996), a Russian poet, was born May 24, 1940 in Leningrad, USSR (St. Petersburg, Russia) to Jewish parents. He left school at the age of fifteen to study independently, teaching himself English and Polish. In 1964 he was arrested by Soviet authorities on charges of "social parasitism" and sentenced to five years of hard labor on a state farm near the Arctic Circle. He was released after serving less than two years of his sentence, but in 1972 he...
George L. Kline, professor emeritus at Bryn Mawr College, is a scholar of philosophy and literature and translates Russian prose and poetry. His translations include the poetry of Joseph Brodsky, Marina Tsvetaeva and Anna Akhmatova. From the description of George Louis Kline papers, 1965-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194823 From the guide to the George Louis Kline papers, 1965-2000, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...
Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x0003a1 Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), poet, professor and critic, born in New York, New York. From the description of Anthony Hecht papers, 1894-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 213097553 ...
Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...
Derek Walcott is a St. Lucian poet and dramatist of international repute. He attended The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica and lived for many years in Trinidad and Tobago, where he founded the Trinidad Theatre Workshop. His literary output has won him many outstanding international awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992. From the description of Derek Walcott Collection, 1957-1981. [1957-1981] (The Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies, S...
American publisher. From the description of Ann Arbor's strange connections with Russian literature : a pre-history of Doctor Zhivago : galley proofs, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122332973 Biographical/Historical Note American publisher. From the guide to the Carl R. Proffer galley proofs : Ann Arbor's strange connections with Russian literature : a pre-history of Doctor Zhivago, undated, (Hoover Insti...
Osip Mandelshtam was a Russian poet, novelist, essayist and critic. A member of the Guild of Poets, a radical faction of the acmeist movement in poetry, he criticized the literary conformity demanded by Russia's new communist government. In 1918, he narrowly escpaed execution after destroying a stack of death warrants belonging to a government official. In 1934, Mandelshtam was arrested after reading an anti-Stalin poem to a group of friends, one of whom informed on him....
Czesław Miłosz, poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate, was born on June 30, 1911, in Šeteniai (Szetejnie), Lithuania, and died on August 14, 2004, in Kraków, Poland, at the age of 93. Miłosz began to publish poetry while studying law at Vilnius University. After the Second World War, Miłosz became a cultural attaché for the People's Republic of Poland in New York and Washington, D.C. He then accepted a post in France in 1950. Increasingly estranged from the Polish government, he defected in 1951,...
Daniel Weissbort (1935- ) is a poet, translator, and scholar who was a close friend and colleague of poet Ted Hughes. He met Hughes while they were both students at Cambridge University, from which he graduated in 1956. Hughes and Weissbort founded the journal Modern Poetry in Translation devoted to introducing the work of foreign language poets to English readers. From 1974 until the late 1990s, Weissbort was employed by the University of Iowa, first as the director of its translat...
Russian novelist. From the description of Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn speeches and writings, 1975-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870718 Epithet: author and dissident British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x00025b ...
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger Straus. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. (FSG) in 1964 when Robert Giroux became editor-in-chief. The company firmly established itself as a quality publisher in the 1960s and '70s. FSG remained staunchly independent of conglomerate publish...
Peter Viereck (1916-2006) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, and a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. From the guide to the Peter Viereck Manuscripts, 1963-1965, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Peter Viereck is an accomplished American poet, historian, and scholar. His verse features a unique gift for rhyme, lyricism, and an almost metaphysical infatuation with ideas. His combination of traditional forms with intelle...