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Poets, American--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Reginald Gibbons (1947 -) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/11/38
Abstract Award winning poet, editor, and professor, Gibbons came to Northwestern University as editor of TriQuarterly, the international journal of new creative writing and essays, a position he held until 1997.The Reginald Gibbons Papers consist of biographical, correspondence, teaching, student, financial and publication files.

Angela Jackson (1951- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/193
Overview Angela Jackson (1951- ), a member of Northwestern University's class of 1977, is a poet, novelist, playwright, and biographer. Her papers span the years 1966-2018; they contain biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, teaching material, and publications.

Wilbur Dick Nesbit (1871-1927) Papers, 1896-1948

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Identifier: MS53
Overview Wilbur Dick Nesbit was a midwestern American poet, newspaper columnist, humorist, toast master and advertising pioneer. His papers contain biographical material, correspondence, literary works, and photographs.

Lew Sarett (1888-1954) Papers

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Identifier: 20/9
Abstract Lew R. Sarett was a professor of English and public speaking at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. The Lew Sarett Papers illuminate Sarett's personality and methods as a successful and popular teacher and poet. The Papers also shed light on a time period in American history when themes of respect for nature and for Native Americans found a receptive audience among poetry lovers and lecture audiences. The Papers are arranged in six general categories: Biographical Materials...

Marguerite Wilkinson Collection

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Identifier: MS191
Overview Marguerite Ogden Wilkinson (1883-1928) began writing poetry when she attended Northwestern University. She published several volumes of poetry while working as an editor and poetry reviewer for the Los Angeles Graphic, Books and Authors, The New York Times Book Review, and Poetry magazine. She lectured on modern poetry at schools, library associations, and women’s clubs. She left her library, with accompanying correspondence from...