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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 1 Collection or Record:

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