Poets, American -- 20th century
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains typescript draft versions of Berge's 1991 book, Zebras, or, Contour Lines. Also includes proof copies. Some pages have holograph comments and corrections, others are photocopies of typescript draft pages.
Note that items in collection are undated, but Zebras was published in 1991.
Materials are largely from the mid-1950s, including letters and poems that reveal the poet’s life, work and travels in Europe, Toulouse, Banyalbufar in Majorca, Vienna, Frankfurt, and Perugia are among the places from which the poet writes. Some correspondence and work from later years. Robert Buckeye’s research and correspondence in preparation of and the article for Credences itself gives considerable useful comment on the poet’s work.
Collection includes 21 holograph poems by Paul Metcalf as well as three reviews of writing by other authors. Metcalf reviews Todd Moore's poetry (1985), The Lyric Return by Lucille Coleman, and The Night Traveler by Mary Oliver. Note that most of the materials in the collection are undated.
The Richard Jackson Papers include material from each of his five books of poetry and four chapbook adaptations, including some complete drafts and setting copies, as well as many incomplete drafts and alternate versions of poems. He also has several boxes of notebooks that record his ideas as well as his research. The collection also includes correspondences, literary projects, lectures, articles, essays, reviews, unpublished works, and personal memorabilia.