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Louise Gluck manuscripts

Identifier: C-37

Scope and Contents

This collection contains original typescript and photocopies of some of Gluck's poetry, as well as correspondence between Gluck and the fiction editors of "Mademoiselle Magazine," Madeline Tracy Brigden and Ellen Stoianoff, as Gluck negotiates her first book and emerges as a poet. The collection is arranged into two series: Manuscripts and Correspondence. Collection contains 1 box and 23 folders.


  • Creation: 1964-1967


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Open for research without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Louise Gluck (1943-) is an American Poet. Gluck was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and later Columbia University, but did not graduate from either institution. In 2003 Gluck was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993 for her collection The Wild Iris, is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Academy of American Poet's Prize, and received a number of Guggenheim fellowships. Gluck was a senior lecturer at Williams College, taught at the University of Iowa and Goddard College in Vermont, and currently teaches at Yale University, where she is the Rosencranz Writer in Residence, as well as in the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. Gluck has written twelve books of poetry and has published a collection of essays.


1 Box (1 box, 23 folders. )

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into two series: Manuscripts and Correspondence. Manuscripts are arranged alphabetically. Letters are arranged chronologically.

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Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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