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Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1909-02-28 - 1995-07-16

Stephen Spender (1909-1995), English poet, novelist, and essayist.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

"Errors of Fact and Misreading of Texts in Stephen Spender: A Portrait with Background by Hugh David (Heinemann, 1992)", 1993

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Article, typescript (photocopy), describing errors in Hugh David's biography of Spender.
Dates: 1993

"Late Stravinsky Listening to Late Beethoven", [ca. 1978]

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-7
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, proof, with holograph changes.

Changes were not incorporated in the poem as published in his Recent Poems.
Dates: [ca. 1978]

Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Stephen Parks, 1982 Feb 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : Levanto, Golfo de Spezia, to [Geoffrey?] Grigson, Jun 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS stating his opinion of Rainer Maria Rilke and discussing his own current work.
Dates: Jun 27

Letters : to Herbert Mitgang, 1984-88, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-8
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and one TLS, with three envelopes, from Stephen Spender to New York Times editor Herbert Mitgang, mentioning publication and reception of The Temple (1988) and other topics.
Dates: 1984-88, n.d.

Material formerly classified here has been recataloged as Uncat MS Vault File

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

"Returning to Vienna", [ca. 1947?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 27, Folder: GROUP 481, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two typescripts, carbon, with minor holograph corrections; and proofs, some heavily corrected in holograph.
Dates: [ca. 1947?]

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Cambridge: Limited Editions Club, 1971., 1971

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 91
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Designed by John Dreyfus and printed at the University Printing House in Cambridge by Brooke Crutchley, Printer to the University. Forty-six engravings [Bain nos. 165-210]. Edition of 1500 copies signed and numbered by Shirley Smith of which this is copy no. 793. Quarter bound in leather with orange book cloth boards impressed with oval relief (60 mm) portrait of Shelley. Slip case. A copy of The Monthly Letter of the Limited Editions Club (December, 1971, no. 450) laid in. The...
Dates: 1971

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Norwalk, CT, Heritage Press, 1974., 1974

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 93
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Designed by John Dreyfus in 13 point monotype Bembo. Reprint of the Limited Editions Club edition of 1971. Bound in blue book cloth, front cover die-stamped with 55 x 44 mm stylized papyrus plant motif; endpapers printed with enlarged detail of Shirley Smith's 'Flowery Wreath' [Bain no. 180]. Slip case. A copy of the Heritage Club Sandglass describing The Poems of Shelley laid in. There is a variant of the Heritage Press edition binding with plain white endpapers and boards printed...
Dates: 1974

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press, 1974., 1974

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 94
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Collector's Library of Famous Editions. Reprint (probably run with the Heritage Club edition) on cream-white vellum-finish paper from the Finch-Pruyn mill of Glen Falls, New York. Printed and bound by Lake Book, John F. Cuneo Co., Melrose Park, IL. Bound in gilt-stamped full maroon leather embossed with a floral pattern designed by George Herrick, gold moiré silk endpapers, satin marker ribbon and gilt edges. A copy of The Collector's Library of Famous Editions describing The Poems of Shelley...
Dates: 1974