American poetry -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Box 1: [aspace.r.545.Box.1]
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
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 Young,...
Series — Folder 1
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.