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Rolfe, Edwin 1909-1954

Overview
Works: 29 works in 72 publications in 4 languages and 3,731 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Catalogs  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Poetry  Fiction  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
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Most widely held works about Edwin Rolfe
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Most widely held works by Edwin Rolfe
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Collected poems by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lincoln battalion; the story of the Americans who fought in Spain in the international brigades by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I have tried to tell the story of these Americans who fought in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion, the George Washington Battalion, the John Brown Artillery Battery and a dozen other units ... Wherever possible I have used their own accounts, their own words"--Page 16-17
Edwin Rolfe : a biographical essay and guide to the Rolfe archive at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by Cary Nelson( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trees became torches : selected poems by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The radical journalist and poet Edwin Rolfe wrote eloquently of subjects ranging from the hardships of the Great Depression and the experience of war to the witch-hunts of the McCarthy era. More than fifty of Rolfe's best poems - some beautifully lyrical and some devastatingly satiric - are included in Trees Became Torches, a book designed to reach a broader audience than the recently published Collected Poems. Rolfe was widely known as the poet laureate of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion, the Americans who volunteered to help defend the elected Spanish government during the 1936-39 civil war
Permit me refuge. [Poems] by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To my contemporaries : poems by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass room by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1951 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We gather strength : poems by Herman Spector( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First love, and other poems by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volunteer for liberty( )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Poetry of the Spanish civil war selections]( Book )

in Spanish and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elegia by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech of Ed Rolfe on Canadian volunteers by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Ernest Hemingway( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondents include: Jay Allen, Sherwood Anderson, George Antheil, Louis Aragon, Carlos Baker, Sylvia Beach, Bernard Berenson, William Bird, Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke, John R. Bone, Harry Brague, Harvey Breit, T. Otto Bruce, Harry Burton, Alexander Calder, Erskine Caldwell, Morley Callaghan, Gregory Clark, Gary Cooper, Malcolm Cowley, Caresse Crosby, Harry Crosby, Rollin Dart, Marlene Dietrich, Eric Dorman-Smith, John Dos Passos, Clifton Fadiman, James Thomas Farrell, William Faulkner, Charles A. Fenton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, Carol Hemingway Gardner, Antonio Gattorno, Arnold Gingrich, Zane Grey, John Gunther, Leland Hayward, Nancy Hayward, Lillian Hellman, Anson T. Hemingway, Clarence E. Hemingway, Grace Hall Hemingway, Henrietta Hemingway, Leicester Hemingway, Mary Welsh Hemingway, Pauline Hemingway, Josephine Herbst, Guy Hickock, William D. Horne, A.E. Hotchner, Adriana Ivancich, Gianfranco Ivancich, Joris Ivens, Ursula Hemingway Jepson, Eugène Jolas, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Charles Trueman Lanham, Helen Lerner, Michael Lerner, Sinclair Lewis, Wyndham Lewis, Harold Loeb, Joseph Losey, William Lowe, and Leonard Lyons
Muscle beach( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

with Theodore Dreiser( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser from various members of the editorial and administrative staffs of the New Masses
Edwin Rolfe: Collected Poems by Edwin Rolfe( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

At his best, Rolfe writes with artistic and philosophical authority, great skill, powerful feeling, and considerable appeal. His Spanish Civil War poems may be the best written by an American writer. --Reginal Gibbons
with Theodore Dreiser( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser from various members of the editorial staff of the Daily Worker
with Helen Dreiser by Edwin Rolfe( )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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Collected poemsThe Lincoln battalion; the story of the Americans who fought in Spain in the international brigadesEdwin Rolfe : a biographical essay and guide to the Rolfe archive at the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignTrees became torches : selected poems