Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979
Dates Of Existence
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of letters and cards from Elizabeth Bishop to Anne Stevenson providing biographical information to be used in writing Elizabeth Bishopas part of Twayne's United States Authors Series. Bishop also discusses her work and comments on literary figures including Robert Lowell, Marianne Moore, W.H. Auden, Ernest Hemingway, John Berryman, and many others. Included with the collection are one typed letter signed from Marianne Moore...
Scope and Contents The May Swenson Papers contain manuscript and editorial material toward most of her books including Another Animal (1954), A Cage of Spines (1958), To Mix with Time: New and Selected Poems (1963), and Half Sun Half Sleep (1967). This material includes drafts of individual poems as well as letters to and from various editors, friends, and readers. Swenson’s correspondents include John Hall Wheelock, and Burroughs Mitchell, but the most fascinating portion of the May Swenson Papers is her...
Scope and Contents The David Wagoner Papers consist of two accruals. The first consists of correspondence (1953-1965), notebooks (1944-1959), individual poem and essay drafts, material toward plays including Everyman for Himself, and material toward books including The Escape Artist (1965) and Rock (1958).The second accrual occurred in 2012, in which nearly 80 additional linear feet was added to the...