Wenning, Henry W. , 1911-1987
Dates Of Existence
Scope and Contents This collection's strengths are in manuscripts of works Beckett wrote during the 1960's. Among the highlights are the set of 16 drafts for the story "Bing," as well as extensive groups of drafts for short pose pieces such as "Assez," "Le Depeupler," and "Imagination morte imaginez;" the heavily revised galley proof of the Olympia Press edition of the novel Watt; and the successive drafts for ...
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Scope and Contents Includes correspondence of Cid Corman and Henry Wenning, 1962-1964, with 31 letters written by Corman, and 5 by Wenning [carbon only]. The letters discuss prospective business arrangements for distribution in the United States of Origin Press materials and other books, as well as personal affairs and observations of life in Kyoto, Japan. Arrangements center largely around possible purchase by Wenning and James Lowell of 50 bound volumes of Origin, second...
Scope and Contents Series I, Correspondence, 1945-1968, bulking 1963-1968, including letters from Charles Olson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, W.S.Merwin, Witter Bynner, Louis Zukofsky, Henry Rago, Fred Eckman, others and correspondence among Creeley, Walter Hamady and Henry Wenning on publication of The Charm, Words, For Joel, letters from Creeley to Dudley Wynn, University of New Mexico, others, c. 200 items;Series 2, Literary manuscripts, inc. those of The Charm, Divisions & other early poems,...
Scope and Contents The William Everson Papers include correspondence between the author and the well-known book dealer Henry Wenning. Wenning was a friend and confidante to a great number of authors, many of whom are included in Washington University's Modern Literature Collection. He acted as publisher for Everson's poetry collection, The Blowing of the Seed (1966), and much of this correspondence deals with this book. The collection also contains a number of poetry...