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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Bookstore Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0027
Abstract

Small press publisher (1971-1976) of poetry, children's books, and cookbooks located in Lenox, MA. The press was owned by Gerald Hausman. Authors and illustrators published by the press include Ruth Krauss, Paul Metcalf, David Kheridan, Sam Cornish and Maurice Sendak.

Dates: undated, 1967-1976

Cid Corman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0103
Abstract

Poet, editor and translator, Cid Corman was born in 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts. Owner of the Origin Press, he was the editor and publisher of Origin magazine.

Dates: 1954-1989

Gregory Corso Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0105
Abstract

Gregory Corso was born 26 March 1930, in New York, NY. His career included working as a writer, manual laborer in New York City (1950-1951), and employee of the Los Angeles Examiner (Los Angeles, CA, 1951-1952), a merchant seaman on Norwegian vessels (1952-1953) and in the English department of the State University of New York at Buffalo (1965-1970).

Dates: 1957-1980

Robert Creeley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0008
Abstract

Robert Creeley attended Harvard University, Black Mountain College and University of New Mexico. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Creeley has written novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, poetry, literary criticism and history. Creeley died in 2005.

Dates: undated, circa 1940-1978

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Vincent Ferrini Papers

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Identifier: 1997-0107
Abstract

Vincent Ferrini was born 24 June 1913 in Saugus, Massachusetts, the son of Italian immigrants. Ferrini's first book of poems, No Smoke (1941), was written while he was employed by General Electric at the Lynn (MA) plant. In the early 1950s he edited a small magazine entitled Four Winds

Dates: undated, 1949-1977

First Casualty Press Records

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Identifier: 1973-0001
Abstract

Vietnam War veteran Basil T. Paquet founded First Casualty Press in September 1971 with fellow veterans Larry Rottmann and Jan Barry Crumb. Paquet both edited and contributed to Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans and Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans. Paquet won the Wallace Stevens Award for Poetry in 1969.

Dates: 1960-1981

Margaret Witter Fuller Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0202
Abstract

Margaret Witter Fuller was born 23 January 1872, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1874, the family moved to Norwich, Connecticut. Miss Fuller resided in Norwich for many years. A prolific writer, she authored many poems, plays and novels. Miss Fuller died 1 February 1954 in Boston, MA.

Dates: undated, 1903-1956

Robert G. Mead, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 1999-0027
Abstract Born in Cleveland in 1913, Mead spent most of his early years in Mexico, developing great facility in both English and Spanish. He worked for the OSS during World War II gathering intelligence from Latin American periodicals. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1949, Mead became a professor at the University of Connecticut. In addition to a long and prestigious career as a teacher of foreign languages, Mead was a prolific scholar on Hispanic literature and an advocate for improved Inter-American...
Dates: 1939-2000

New American Poetry Circuit Records

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Identifier: 1998-0206
Abstract San Francisco based cooperative that existed from 1969 to 1971, organized to arrange and promote poetry readings by its members; Jeanetta L. Jones, Director. Members included: D. Alexander, David Antin, Harvey Bialy, Paul Blackburn, Victor Coleman, Ed Dorn, Theodore Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Larry Goodell, Jack Hirschman, Anselm Hollo, Kenneth Irby, Robert Kelly, Phillip Lamantia, Jackson MacLow, Michael McClure, Daphne Marlatt, David Meltzer, Jerome Rothenburg, Armand Schwerner, Charles...
Dates: 1969-1974

Harold Norse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0027
Abstract

Poet and novelist Harold Norse was born 6 July 1916, in New York, N.Y. He attended Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1938) and New York University (M.A., 1951).

Dates: 1967-1968

Joel Oppenheimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0056
Abstract Born in Yonkers in 1930, Joel Oppenheimer was a student of Charles Olson's at Black Mountain College from 1950-1953. He published over a dozen books of poetry, a play, a book on baseball, and was a columnist for the Village Voice from 1968 to 1984. Oppenheimer was the first director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in Greenwich Village (from 1966 to 1968) and was an active teacher of poetry throughout his life. He died of complications from cancer in 1988....
Dates: 1925-1988

Susan B. Pendleton Papers

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Identifier: 1969-0002
Abstract

Poetess from Hebron, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1926-1969

Will Petersen Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0209
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence between American Buddhist poet Will Petersen and Cid Corman.

Dates: 1957-1990

Tom Raworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1974-0003
Abstract Born and raised in London, poet Tom Raworth travelled and worked in the United States and Mexico in the 1970s, returning to England in 1977 to be Resident Poet at King's College, Cambridge, the city in which he still lives. Since 1966 he has published more than forty books and pamphlets of poetry, prose and translations, in several countries. He was editor of three literary/art magazines: outburst (1961-63); Before Your Very...
Dates: 1964-1977

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Aram Saroyan Papers

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Identifier: 1978-0004
Abstract

Aram Saroyan was born in 1943, the son of American writer and playwright William Saroyan. In addition to several volumes of poetry, Saroyan has published several autobiographical novels, including The Street, in addition to a critical study of beat poet Lew Welch and a biography of his father.

Dates: undated, 1950-1977

Walter Snow Papers

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Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

John Taggart Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0214
Abstract

John Taggart was born 5 October 1942, in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Taggart is a professor at Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA, where he has been a professor of English since 1969.

Dates: 1974-1975

John Temple Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0215

Gael Turnbull Papers

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Identifier: 1998-0216
Abstract

Gael Turnbull was born 7 April 1928, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He attended Cambridge University (B.A., 1948) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.D., 1951). Awarded the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Prize (1965) and Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize (1968), Turnbull has been a Physician in general practice and anesthesiologist in Worcestershire, England, since 1951. His poetry has been published since 1954.

Dates: undated, 1965-1973

James L. Weil Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0217
Abstract

James L. Weil was the proprietor of Elizabeth Press, New Rochelle, New York.

Dates: 1963-1980