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Archives of the Poetry Book Society

Author: Osborne, Charles, 1927-; Brown, Victor; Clarke, Austin, 1934-; Cole, Barry; Dodsworth, Martin; Dunn, Douglas; Fuller, John; Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-; Guest, Harry; Gunn, Thom; Hamilton, Ian, 1938-; Harsent, David, 1942-; Heaney, Seamus, 1939-; Hecht, Anthony, 1923-; Hewitt, John Harold, 1907-; Hill, Geoffrey; Holbrook, David; Hughes, Glyn, 1935-; Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-; Kinsella, Thomas; Montague, John; Porter, Peter; Roberts, Bernard; Stallworthy, Jon; Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-; Whigham, Peter; Williams, Hugo, 1942-; Poetry Book Society ArchivesPoetry, Modern Societies, etc. History SourcesPoetry, Modern Periodicals History SourcesPublishers and publishing Great Britain CorrespondenceAll authors
Publisher: 1962-1970
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Poetry Book Society was founded in 1953 under the auspices of the Arts Council of Great Britain to foster the art of poetry and to promote the work of contemporary poets. It continued to operate as recently as 2005. The society mails subscribers a book of poetry quarterly, accompanied by a Bulletin containing a contribution from the selected poet of the quarter. The collection includes proofs and issues of the  Read more...
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Named Person: Charles 1927- Osborne; Victor Brown; Austin 1934- Clarke; Barry Cole; Martin Dodsworth; Douglas Dunn; John Fuller; Geoffrey 1905- Grigson; Harry Guest; Thom Gunn; Ian 1938- Hamilton; David 1942- Harsent; Seamus 1939- Heaney; Anthony 1923- Hecht; John Harold 1907- Hewitt; Geoffrey Hill; David Holbrook; Glyn 1935- Hughes; Elizabeth 1926- Jennings; Thomas Kinsella; John Montague; Peter Porter; Bernard Roberts; Jon Stallworthy; R S (Ronald Stuart) 1913- Thomas; Peter Whigham; Hugo 1942- Williams
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Osborne, Charles, 1927-; Brown, Victor; Clarke, Austin, 1934-; Cole, Barry; Dodsworth, Martin; Dunn, Douglas; Fuller, John; Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-; Guest, Harry; Gunn, Thom; Hamilton, Ian, 1938-; Harsent, David, 1942-; Heaney, Seamus, 1939-; Hecht, Anthony, 1923-; Hewitt, John Harold, 1907-; Hill, Geoffrey; Holbrook, David; Hughes, Glyn, 1935-; Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-; Kinsella, Thomas; Montague, John; Porter, Peter; Roberts, Bernard; Stallworthy, Jon; Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-; Whigham, Peter; Williams, Hugo, 1942-; Poetry Book Society Archives; Poetry, Modern Societies, etc. History Sources; Poetry, Modern Periodicals History Sources; Publishers and publishing Great Britain Correspondence; Publishers and publishing Great Britain History Sources
OCLC Number: 709678712
Language Note: English
Description: 0.25 linear feet linear feet Finding aid

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The Poetry Book Society was founded in 1953 under the auspices of the Arts Council of Great Britain to foster the art of poetry and to promote the work of contemporary poets. It continued to operate as recently as 2005. The society mails subscribers a book of poetry quarterly, accompanied by a Bulletin containing a contribution from the selected poet of the quarter. The collection includes proofs and issues of the society's Bulletin, typescripts, and correspondence between contributing poets and Charles Osborne, assistant secretary of the society. Among the significant figures represented are Barry Cole, Martin Dodsworth, Douglas Dunn, Thomas Kinsella, Geoffrey Grigson, Thom Gunn, John Fuller, David Harsent, Seamus Heaney, and David Holbrook.

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