Abraham Burack collection, 1922-1997.

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Burack, A. S. (Abraham Saul), 1908-. Abraham Burack collection, 1922-1997.

Abraham Burack collection, 1922-1997.

Chiefly correspondence, printed material, and miscellany, relating to Burack's magazine The Writer.

7 linear ft.

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Albee, Edward, 1928-....

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Bach, Richard F. 1888-1968

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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Faulkner, William, 1892-1962

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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941

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Author, newspaper editor. From the description of Letter to Maurice Hanline, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349777 American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. From the guide to the Sherwood Anderson miscellany, 1981, undated, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) Author. From the description of Death in the woods : annotated short story, circa 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

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Doctorow, E.L., 1931-

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Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979

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American author, editor, lecturer, and professor; editor of H.L. Mencken's periodical The American Mercury (1925-1935, 1943-1950); b. in Russia; d. 1979. From the description of Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 79379637 ...

Vonnegut, Kurt

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Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008

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Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970

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Ozick, Cynthia, 1928-

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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Benchley, Nathaniel, 1915-1981

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Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.

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White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985

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Malamud, Bernard

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Novelist and short story writer Bernard Malamud was born in 1914 and raised in Brooklyn. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his heritage would play a key role in his development as a writer. He was also influenced by growing up during the the Depression and by 19th-century writers such as Hawthorne and Melville. His bittersweet, tragicomic stories often merge reality and fantasy, and explore the human condition through themes of suffering and moral obligation. His work has won many ...

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Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001

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Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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Mary Flannery O'Connor (b. March 25, 1925, Savannah, Georgia-d. August 3, 1964, Milledgeville, Georgia), Southern American novelist and short story writer, the daughter of Edward Francis and Regina Cline O'Connor in Savannah, Georgia, on March 25, 1925. She attended parochial schools in Savannah before moving to Milledgeville after the death of her father in 1941. After finishing high school in Milledgeville, she attended the Georgia State College for Women, now Georgia College and State Univers...

Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Serling, Rod, 1924-1975

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McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967

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Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, as Lula Carson Smith on February 19, 1917, the first born of Lamar and Marguerite Waters Smith. Though she moved from the South in 1934 and only returned for visits, most of her writing was inspired by her southern heritage. Her mother felt she had given birth to a genius from the time Carson was very young and always remained her staunchest supporter and strongest ally. When nine years of age, Lula began studying piano and practiced six to eight h...

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. (...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012

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Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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Updike, John

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American novelist. From the description of Rich in Russia : corrected typescript signed, ca. 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552988 John Updike, born 18 March 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania, was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist; he died 27 January 2009. From the description of John Updike letters and manuscript short story, "Killing," 1976-1981. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 6714887...

Clavell, James

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Hart, Moss, 1904-1961

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Director, theatre owner/operator, writer, producer and performer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [195-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923811 ...

James, P.D., 1920-2014

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P. D. James (b. Phyllis Dorothy James, August 3, 1920, Oxford, England–d. November 27 2014, Oxford, England) was an English crime writer who was famous for her series of detective novels starring police commander and poet Adam Dalgliesh. After her husband's mental breakdown after World War II, she worked for a hospital board in London and also for the Home Office until her retirement in 1979. James began writing in the mid-1950s. Her first novel, Cover Her Face, featuring the investigator and po...

Derleth, August, 1909-1971

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August William Derleth, 1909-1971, was an author. Although Derleth's literary strengths are exemplified in his nostalgic writings about the Midwestern prairies, he is best remembered for his "weird" fiction, fantasy, and science fiction works. From the guide to the Derleth mss., 1958-1965, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly) American author. From the description of Typed letters signed (108) : Sauk City, Wis., to Edw...

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988

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Raymond Carver May 25, 1938- August 2, 1988. Pacific Northwest writer, author of short stories, novels, poetry, and essays. From the description of Raymond Carver family photographs, 1938-1963 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765505805 Author. From the description of Letters, 1969-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 40809247 ...

Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960

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Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto. From the description of Correspondence, 1892-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468968 From the description of Compositions, 1892-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157834 From the guide to the John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960., (Houghton Library, Har...

Murdoch, Iris

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Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher. From the guide to the Iris Murdoch typescript, no date, (Ohio University) Author and phiolosopher. From the description of Papers of Iris Murdoch, [1953-1994?]. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233111762 Irish philosopher, teacher, and novelist, Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was acquainted with and influenced by philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and by bohemian a...

Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Wouk, Herman, 1915-....

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American author. From the description of Manuscripts, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602658 Author. From the description of Papers of Herman Wouk, 1931-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132672 Herman Wouk (1915- ) is an American author of novels and plays. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. From the guide to the Herman Wouk papers, 1951-1953, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives ...

King, Stephen, 1947-

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Stephen King is a well known American author. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Class of 1970, and received an honorary doctorate from the university in 1987. From the description of Literary papers 1968- (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701520 ...

Mowat, Farley

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Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959

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Born Raymond Thornton Chandler in Chicago on July 23, 1888; studied at Dulwich College, London, and privately in France and Germany; began career as contributor of verse, essays, book reviews and special articles to daily and weekly papers in London, 1909; served with Canadian Expeditionary Force and R.A.F. during WWI; afterwards, returned to US to become an officer in various independent oil corporations; began writing fiction contributions to magazines in 1933; published his first novel, The b...

Berger, Thomas, 1924-....

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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...

Cousins, Norman.

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American editor of the "Saturday Review of Literature" from 1940-1977. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1960 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868047 Editor, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376635 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : lecture, 1959. (Colum...

Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971

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Philip Gordon Wylie was born in Beverly, Mass. In 1902. He attended Princeton University during 1920-1923. A writer of fiction and nonfiction, his output included hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels and works of social criticism. He also wrote screenplays while in Hollywood, was an editor for Farrar & Rinehart, served on the Dade County (Fla.) Defense Council, was a director of the Lerner Marine Laboratory, and at one time was a special advisor ...

Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990

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Roald Dahl (b. September 13, 1916, Cardiff, Wales – d. November 23, 1990, Oxford, England) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II as a fighter pilor and intelligence officer. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults.Welsh short story writer and children's author. From the description of Papers of Roald Dahl [manuscript], 1980...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Burack, A. S. (Abraham Saul), 1908-

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American publisher, editor, writer, and playwright. From the description of Abraham Burack collection, 1922-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971702 ...

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

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Biochemist, professor of biochemistry at Boston University Medical School; science and science fiction writer; author of over 400 books. From the description of Letters, 1950-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322499 American scientist and writer. From the description of Letter and postcard, 1987 Nov. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632941 Isaac Asimov (1920 ₆ 19...

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Ludlum, Robert, 1927-2001

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965

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American novelist and short-story writer. From the description of Letters to Shirley Jackson, 1954, 1958. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590225 Shirley Jackson (1919-1965) was a 20th century author, born to a mother from a long-time San Francisco family of architects and a father from England. Shirley began writing verse almost as soon as she could write, according to her mother, and, at the age of twelv...

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936

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George A. Plimpton (1855-1936) was a member of the first Board of Trustees of Barnard College. He served as Treasurer from 1893 until his death. Plimpton was the primary fundraiser for Barnard. He was born at Walpole, Mass. After graduating Amherst College, he moved to New York where he worked as a salesman for Ginn and Heath, textbook publishers. In 1914 he became head of the firm. His interest in education and textbooks led him to establish a collection of textbooks dating from the middle ages...

Auchincloss, Louis

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American novelist, short-story writer, lawyer, historian and critic Louis Auchincloss (1917- ) was born in Lawrence, New York. Auchincloss attended Yale University from 1935 to 1939 and was an editor of the Yale Literary Magazine during his studies there. Auchincloss graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1941. While practicing law in New York State from 1941 to 1986, he penned many of his novels and short stories. He is best known for his novels of manners set in the world of c...

Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1975

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