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The Robert Lowell papers at the Houghton Library, Harvard University : a guide to the collection /
compiled by Patrick K. Miehe ; foreword by Richard Wendorf ; introduction by Rodney G. Dennis.
imprint
New York : Greenwood Press, c1990.
description
xi, 227 p. ; 25 cm. --
ISBN
0313276927 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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'œA catalogue of the nearly 3,000 items in the papers of American poet Lowell (1917-77) at the Houghton Library. The collection comprises family and literary correspondence before 1971, and literary manuscripts covering about 35 years. The index to titles indicates the various drafts of each work. Lowell manuscripts held by the Houghton Library, but not in this collection, are not listed.'' Reference & Research Book News
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Reference & Research Book News, August 1991
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Summaries
Long Description
Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Robert Lowell has left a prodigious literary legacy that includes several verse plays as well as numerous volumes of poetry. His private papers and other unpublished materials provide an illuminating record of a distinguished career and cast light on personal and creative issues of interest to both readers and scholars. The Robert Lowell collection at the Houghton Library at Harvard University comprises some 2,916 items. These include family and literary correspondence, poetic notebooks, and manuscripts covering a period of more than thirty-five years. This annotated guide to the collection is the product of detailed study of Lowell's work, both published and unpublished, and benefits from the poet's own review of some of the papers. Researchers will appreciate the index to the poems, which offers a key to the various drafts of each work. This book will be of interest to all Lowell scholars and to students of twentieth-century American poetry.
Unpaid Annotation
The Robert Lowell collection at the Houghton Library comprises some 2,916 items: family and literary correspondence, poetic notebooks, and manuscripts covering a period of more than thirty-five years. This annotated guide to the collection is the product of detailed study of Lowell's work, both published and unpublished, and benefits from the poet's own review of some of the papers. Researchers will appreciate the index to the poems, which offers a key to the various drafts of each work. Of interest to all Lowell scholars and to students of twentieth-century American poetry.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Introduction
List of Abbreviations
Correspondence Compositions Index to Titles
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