Jerome Rothenberg collection on American literature, 1959-1995.


Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-. Jerome Rothenberg collection on American literature, 1959-1995.

Jerome Rothenberg collection on American literature, 1959-1995.

Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other material by or relating to writers and performers David Antin, Eleanor Antin, Charles Bernstein, Dick Higgins, and Ronald Siliman. The collection consists chiefly of typescript drafts and copies of writings, some corrected and inscribed, with the bulk dating from the 1970s. The David Antin material, the largest file in the collection, features thirteen talk poems, several of which were published in Tuning (New Directions, 1977). Smaller files for other authors include, for example, copies of Silliman's "Ketjak" and "Sunset Debris". Correspondence consists of four letters to Rothenberg, on literary matters, two each from Charles Bernstein and Dick Higgins.

0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)

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Antin, Eleanor (person)

Eleanor Antin (1935- ) is a performance and installation artist in San Diego, Calif. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Eleanor Antin, 2009 May 8-9 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 636358556 Eleanor Antin was born in New York City on February 27, 1935 with the maiden name of Fineman. She studied at the High School of Music and Art in New York City and recei...

Silliman, Ronald, 1946-.... (person)

American poet. From the description of Disappearance of the word, appearance of the world : signed typescript, [1976?]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18849645 American poet, writer, and editor, born in Pasco, Washington, in 1946. Has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life, and is associated with the Language School of writers. Attended Merritt College, San Francisco State Univ., and the Univ. of California a...

Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 (person)

American artist, poet, writer, publisher, composer, and educator. From the description of Dick Higgins papers, ca. 1960-1994 (bulk 1972-1993). (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 146003268 Artist, poet, publisher, and composer; New York and Barrytown, NY. Member of the artists' group, Fluxus. Died Oct. 25, 1998. From the description of Dick Higgins papers, 1958-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79005545 D. October 25, 1998. Fro...

Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-.... (person)

American poet, editor, translator, and teacher. Born in New York City, graduated from the City College of New York and the Univ. of Michigan. Began publishing poetry extensively in the 1960s. Deeply interested in ethnopoetics; has translated American Indian poetry and studied Jewish poetry and oral tradition. Has taught widely, most recently at the University of California, San Diego (1988- ). From the description of Jerome Rothenberg papers, 1944-1985. (University of California, San...

Antin, David (person)

David Antin is a performance artist, experimental poet, curator, and critic who developed a unique literary form, the "talk piece." He has been a key figure in the New York literary and art scene for forty years, and was a long-time professor at the University of California at San Diego. From the description of David Antin papers, 1954-2006. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 668135856 Biographical/Historical Note ...

Bernstein, Charles, 1950-.... (person)

Late 20th-century American poet acknowledged as a leader of the LANGUAGE movement, Charles Bernstein was born in New York City in 1950 and Educated at Harvard University (1968-1972). He founded, and co-edited with Bruce Andrews, the LANGUAGE Journal; published over fifteen works of his collected poetry. Bernstein teaches literature and poetry at the State University of New York in Buffalo. From the description of Charles Bernstein papers, 1962-2000. (University of California, San Die...