Collection SC308 - Stony Brook Poetics Foundation collection

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Stony Brook Poetics Foundation collection

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  • 1961 - 1968 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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The collection consists of a black portfolio containing seven cardboard sheets with holograph poems, all signed and numbered [#3 of 10 copies]. Included are: "fragment of Passages (33)" by Robert Duncan; "Dreams" by Jim Harrison; "Swan That Sings And" by Denise Levertov ; "The Connoisseur of Jews" by Jerome Rothenberg; "Poem" by Charles Simic; "Yen Yu" by Louis Simpson; and "To Do" by John Wieners. Also included is a typed letter on poetry (Jan. 1961) by Denise Levertov and a printed prospectus (Oyez) for "The Years As Catches" by Robert Duncan, which contains contributions from Denise Levertov "On Reading the Early Poems of Robert Duncan" and Charles Olson (untitled). Signed holographs issued by the Stony Brook Poetics Foundation in support of its publication program, probably during the Stony Brook Poetry Conference, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1968.

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Revised by JF, August 9, 2013.

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  • English

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