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English poetry--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards

Identifier: MSS 0878

This collection of American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards comprises promotional ephemera documenting live poetry events in America and England. The collection contains posters, fliers, postcards, calendars, newsletters, programs and other printed and hand-drawn ephemera documenting the activities of poets, live performance venues, and literary networks largely associated with the California and New York experimental poetry scenes.

Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1965-1998

Frances Cornford letters and poems

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0810

Autograph letters and manuscript poems written by English poet Frances Cornford.

Dates: 1959-1960, undated

John Furnival papers

Identifier: MSS 0746
Abstract John Furnival (1933-2020) was a British visual artist whose work is associated with the Concrete Poetry, Mail Art, and Fluxus movements, as well as with the American Beats. In 1964, Furnival, along with Dom Sylvester Houédard, founded Openings Press, a small Gloucestershire press dedicated to publishing concrete poetry and similar work. The John Furnival papers encompass nearly fifty years of the artist’s personal and professional activity and document his involvement with the International...
Dates: 1941-2016; Majority of material found within 1970-2016

Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection

Identifier: MSS 0658

British attorney and author Sir Joseph Gold (1912-2000) was a collector of modern first editions of British and American writers and poets. The Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection comprises correspondence, manuscripts, publishing files, and publications of mid-twentieth century British and American poets, publishers, and scholars.

Dates: 1904-1972; Majority of material found within 1949-1972

John Horder letters and poetry manuscripts

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1030

The John Horder letters and poetry manuscripts collection consists of two letters by Horder regarding the publication of his poetry and seven typed poetry manuscripts from 1963.

Dates: 1963 August 7-September 30

Elizabeth Jennings papers

Identifier: MSS 0186

The Elizabeth Jennings papers document the work of British poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001). Associated with The Movement, Jennings was a prolific writer. The collection contains letters, notebooks, miscellaneous prose, and juvenilia.

Dates: 1940-1977; Majority of material found within 1958-1969

William Pryor letter to Cid Corman with prospectus for Tangent 4 and poetry manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1034

This collection consists of a letter from English poet William Pryor to Cid Corman, a prospectus for Pryor's chapbook Away, and a ten-page original typescript by Pryor entitled "The First Nine Pages of UNEARTH."

Dates: 1979 September 8

The shades of evening veil the lofty spires … : sonnet

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0808

Autograph manuscript of sonnet by David Lester Richardson.

Dates: after 1825

Robert A. Wilson W. H. Auden collection

Identifier: MSS 0982
Abstract W. H. Auden (1907-1973) was an English and American poet, translator, librettist, playwright, and essayist. The Robert A. Wilson W. H. Auden collection comprises Wilson’s collected materials created by and related to W. H. Auden. The collection includes manuscript and typescript drafts, proofs, and published versions of Auden’s poetry, translations, prose, and dramatic works; programs and promotional ephemera for Auden’s readings and events as well as other performances related to the...
Dates: circa 1930-2007, undated; Majority of material found within 1950-2000