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Letters of Merrill Moore 1938-1948.

Author: Merrill Moore; Ralph Thompson; John Wheelwright
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : English
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Moore critiques Wheelwright's poetry and "Mirrors of Venus," and relates the poetry to that of T.S. Eliot and Amy Lowell. Moore gives Thompson an autobiographical sketch which includes family, World War II service, professional schedule, publications, future work with Dudley Fitts, reviews of his sonnets by Henry Wells and Louis Untermeyer and publication advice from John Crowe Ransom. He mentions rejection of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Biography
Named Person: T S Eliot; Dudley Fitts; Robert Giroux; Amy Lowell; Charles A Pearce; John Crowe Ransom; Henry W Wells; John Wheelwright
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Moore; Ralph Thompson; John Wheelwright
OCLC Number: 647813332
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 2 items.
Other Titles: Merrill Moore letters
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Moore critiques Wheelwright's poetry and "Mirrors of Venus," and relates the poetry to that of T.S. Eliot and Amy Lowell. Moore gives Thompson an autobiographical sketch which includes family, World War II service, professional schedule, publications, future work with Dudley Fitts, reviews of his sonnets by Henry Wells and Louis Untermeyer and publication advice from John Crowe Ransom. He mentions rejection of his current manuscript by agents for Harcourt, Brace and Duell, Sloan and Pearce.

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