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Poetry at Beinecke Library

Claude McKay (1890-1948), one of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote several collections of poetry, novels, short stories, non-fiction, and autobiographical books.
November 14, 2006
The papers of poet and translator Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985) have been fully processed and are open for research.
November 14, 2006
  Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson Thursday, February 1st, 4pm Cosponsored by the African American Studies Department
November 9, 2006
Poet Maxine Kumin is the author of some fifteen books of poetry, a memoir titled Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery, three collections of essays, a book of short stories, four novels, and a murder mystery.
November 6, 2006
The Beinecke’s Walt Whitman Collection — acquired by way of gifts from various sources — contains letters, manuscripts, photographs, art, and other material dating from 1842-1949 and features the Whitmania of Yale benefactors Louis Mayer Rabinowitz and Arian Van Sinderen.
October 25, 2006
Poet Mary Barnard was born in 1909 in Vancouver, Washington. In 1932, she graduated from Reed College in nearby Portland, Oregon, where she was introduced to the work of Ezra Pound. She began to correspond with the poet; the majority of their letters are now at the Beinecke Library.
October 23, 2006

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