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American poetry -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Jim Harrison papers

Identifier: RHC-16
Collection description The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison from 1938 to the present. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked in Hollywood and wrote screenplays, including several with his daughter Jamie. Harrison is recognized as a master of the novella, and his critically acclaimed trilogy Legends of the Fall reinvigorated the form in America. His...
Dates: 1938 - 2016

Rebecca Newth Harrison papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.545.Box.1]
Identifier: RHC-95
Collection Description The family correspondence primarily consists of letters from Rebecca Newth Harrison to her mother-in-law Norma Harrison sharing news of the family and of their shared interest in bird watching and gardening. Early correspondence (1941-1960s), from Jim to his brother, describe Jim’s efforts to balance art and work, and show the close relationship between the two brothers. As original caretaker of Jim’s papers, John received correspondence from repositories interested in purchasing the...
Dates: 1941 - 2004

National Poetry Festival

Identifier: GV017-13
Abstract The National Poetry Festival, organized by Grand Valley faculty Robert Vas Dias as a program of the Thomas Jefferson College, was a 10-day experience of art, poetry, and engagement with artistic personalities. Workshops, discussions, readings, related performances and exhibits were held during the summer on the Allendale campus in 1971, 1973, and 1975. In attendance at the first Festival were poets Paul Blackburn, Gregory Corso, David Henderson, Toby Olson, John Logan, Robert Kelly, Al...
Dates: 1971-1975

National Poetry Festival broadsides, 1973

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Broadsides of poems presented at the National Poetry Festival, Thomas Jefferson College, Grand Valley State College, 1972-3?Enslin, Theodore, District of Miss Square/Tory Hill, printed for distribution at the National Poetry Festival, Thomas Jefferson College by the East Lansing Arts Workshop Press copyright - 1973 Enslin, Theodore, untitled, there are 75 copies of this broadside handset in 24 point Wholcomb handmade. Copyright 1972 broadstreampress Ginsberg, Allen, Returning to...
Dates: 1973

National Poetry Festival papers, 1971 - 1975

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

The collection of papers from the Festivals includes a prospectus for the first event, lists of poets attending each year, calendars of events and readings, announcement posters, Grand Valley News Bureau news releases, and a summary report of the first Festival written by organizer Robert Vas Dias.

Dates: 1971 - 1975

National Poetry Festival photos, 1971

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3

Photos and negatives taken by Allen Kornblum when he attended the First National Poetry Festival with Anselm Hollo.

Dates: 1971

National Poetry Festival tapes, 1971

 File — Box 2
Scope and Contents Copies of 1971 Festival tapes from University of California San Diego New Poetry Archive. 15 audio tapes of speakers include Paul Blackburn, Gregory Corso, David Henderson, Toby Olson, John Logan, Robert Kelly, Al Young, Allen Planz, Donald Hall, George Quasha, Robert Bly, Robert Creeley, Sonia Sanchez, Anselm Hollo, Tom Weatherly, Diane Wakoski, Joel Oppenheimer, Ted Berrigan, Jerome Rothenberg, Armand Schwerner, Dudley Randall, Jackson Mac Low, Robert Vas Dias, and Philip...
Dates: 1971

Writing Department poetry broadsides

 Series — Folder 1
Identifier: GV086-01
Scope and Contents

Series contains broadsides and event posters from GVSU's annual Poetry Night events. Poets include: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Kwame Dawes, Mark Doty, Dorianne Laux, C. K. Williams, Philip Levine, Patricia Clark, Robert Pinsky,Carol Ann Duffy, Bob Hicock, Tony Hoagland, Patricia Smith, Dan Gerber, and Cynthia Macdonald.

Dates: 1998-2015