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Hollander, John, 1929-2013



  • 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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.