Poetry at Beinecke Library

Poetry collections, events, and news.
  • Barbara Guest

    Barbara Guest Papers

    February 5, 2007

    Born in 1920, Barbara Guest is associated with the group of poets known as the first generation of the New York school of poetry, which includes Frank O’...
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    Spring 2007 Readings at Yale University

    January 19, 2007

    Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson, Poetry Reading Thursday , February 1st, 4 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature...
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    Gustaf Sobin Archive

    December 18, 2006

    The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the archives of poet and novelist Gustaf Sobin (1935-2005), an American who lived most of his adult...
  • Claude McKay Papers

    November 14, 2006

    Claude McKay (1890-1948), one of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote several collections of poetry, novels, short stories, non-fiction, and...
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    Robert Fitzgerald Papers

    November 14, 2006

    The papers of poet and translator Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985) have been fully processed and are open for research. Fitzgerald’s publications include the...
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    Spring 2007 Readings at Beinecke Library

    November 9, 2006

    Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson Thursday, February 1st, 4pm Cosponsored by the African American Studies Department Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street...
  • Poet Maxine Kumin

    Maxine Kumin Papers

    November 6, 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...
  • The Beinecke’s Walt Whitman Collection

    Walt Whitman Collection

    October 25, 2006