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Hollander, John, 1929-2013

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1929-10-28 - 2013-08-17

John Hollander, American poet and literary scholar, was born in New York City on October 28, 1929. He attended Columbia and Indiana Universities and was a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows of Harvard University.

Hollander was the author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, and seven books of criticism. His many honors include the Bollingen Prize, the Levinson Prize, and the MLA Shaughnessy Medal, as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. A Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and poet laureate of Connecticut, he taught at Connecticut College, Hunter College, the CUNY Graduate Center, and Yale University.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Yehuda Amichai papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 572
Overview: The Yehuda Amichai Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, journals, photographs, printed material, audio-visual and other materials documenting the life and work of Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai.
Dates: 1929-2007

Vicki Hearne papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 250
Overview: The Vicki Hearne Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiocassettes, and clippings that document the development of her writing, from her works of poetry in the 1970s, through the books and articles she wrote in defense of dogs at the turn of the twenty-first century. Her writings reveal the connection between her work as an animal trainer and as an author and poet, both vocations informed by her readings and interpretation of philosophers including Plato,...
Dates: 1920-2005, bulk 1976-2001

Hollander, John, 1981 November 17

 Item
Call Number: OHV, Item OHV 556 c-e
Scope and Contents: Composition seminar presented at the Yale School of Music in New Haven, CT.
Dates: 1981 November 17

John Hollander papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 837
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by John Hollander in the course of his literary and teaching activities. Material includes correspondence with poets, authors, critics, academics, and composers; drafts and manuscripts of poems and essays; typescripts of writings by others and related correspondence; files relating to classes taught; music material; and other papers. The collection documents Hollander's prolific career as a poet and literary critic, as well as his...
Dates: 1949-2006

Kinneret, 1986

 Part of Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: AOB 28

Letter : Yale University, Department of English, P.O. Box 3545 Yale Station, New Haven, Connecticut, to Robin [W. Winks], 1984, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 37, Folder: GROUP 603, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS, with autograph note, discussing his poem "Reflections on Espionage," and mentioning Norman Holmes Pearson, John Cecil Masterman, W. H. Auden, Anthony Blunt, James Merrill, and others. Accompanied by photocopy of Winks' July 27, 1984 letter to Hollander inquiring about the poem.
Dates: 1984, n.d.

Robert Penn Warren papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Overview: The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.
Dates: 1906-1989

Yale University Press records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 552
Overview: The records contain setting copies and proofs for works published by the press from 1919 through 1964 for many well-known twentieth century authors. Materials relating to multiple titles dating from the 1950s can be found, for example, for Gertrude Stein and Eugene O'Neill. Works can also be found for a number of authors affiliated with the University either as students or faculty. Many of the early titles in the collection were published as part of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. These...
Dates: 1919-1964