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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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