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Silverman, Oscar A.

Overview
Works: 23 works in 33 publications in 3 languages and 766 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Poetry  Manuscripts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR6019.O9, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Oscar A Silverman
Publications by Oscar A Silverman
Most widely held works by Oscar A Silverman
James Joyce's letters to Sylvia Beach, 1921-1940 by James Joyce( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Epiphanies by James Joyce( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Lettere a Sylvia Beach : 1921-1940 by James Joyce( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Italian and held by 8 libraries worldwide
[Reading from his poems at Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo] by Robert Conquest( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following a two minute introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, poet Robert Conquest performs a traditional reading
Lecture on rare book collections by Oscar A Silverman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Librarian and scholar Oscar Silverman delivers a lecture on the growth of the University Library system at the State University of New York at Buffalo, the new advancements which the system has embraced and the increasing prestige of the libraries' special collections, in particular, the Poetry/Rare Books Collection
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, April 8, 1960] by May Sarton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Poet May Sarton reads her poetry. She is introduced by Oscar A. Silverman. She reads from her books: The land of silence, In time like air, land of fire, The lion and the rose, The leaves of the tree and Cloud, stone, sun, vine. She discusses New Mexico, her emotional response upon receiving a Guggenheim fellowship, and her belief that poetry is a positive act and how important the image is for a poet and her audience. She talks about the difference bewteen her work and that of Allen Ginsberg. She claims that Ginsberg believes that chaos should be in the poem, while she feel that the chaos should be in the process of writing poetry drafts and the end product should be "hacked out of stone."
[Poetry reading at the University at Buffalo, November 18, 1966] by John Ashbery( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following an introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, poet and editor John Ashbery performs his poetry. Ashbery reads from The tennis court oath, The double dream of spring, Rivers and mountains, and Some trees
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, April 16, 1963] by John Fuller( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following a brief introduction by Oscar A. Silverman English poet and author John Fuller performs his poetry. Fuller was a visiting scholar at the University at Buffalo for the academic year. Fuller reads from Fairground music and The tree That walked
James Joyce : Paris-Buffalo : the Joyce collections at the Lockwood Memorial Library by Oscar A Silverman( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
James Joyce Briefe an Sylvia Beach, 1921-1940 by James Joyce( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, November 2, 1962] by Anthony Hecht( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Oscar Silverman introduces poet Anthony Hecht who reads from old and new poems
[Lecture at the University at Buffalo, October 31, 1967] by Oscar A Silverman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following brief announcements and an introduction, Dr. Oscar A. Silverman lectures on special collections and new developments in university libraries with particular emphasis on the collections at the University at Buffalo. Silverman talks about the Joyce notebooks, little magazines and other esoteric items in the Poetry Collection. He also speaks about the library as a whole as a place of many special collections. This talk was part of the University Report Session
[Presentation of the manuscripts of Robert Grave to the University at Buffalo, May 15, 1960] by Robert Graves( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Poet Robert Graves donated his manuscript collection to the Poetry Collection at the University at Buffalo in 1960. This event celebrates that donation and its public exhibition. His gift is lauded with an initial introduction by University Chancellor Clifford C. Furnas, who champions the generosity of Graves and donor Mildred Lockwood Lacey, the widow of Lockwood Library's benefactor, Thomas B. Lockwood. Furnas speaks about the importance of a library and its mission to scholars and patrons. Next, Charles D. Abbott, the first Lockwood Library librarian and the founder of the Poetry Collection, reminisces about the past twenty five years and the increasing greatness of the Library's collections. Abbott describes conversations he had with Thomas B. Lockwood, and Lockwood's interest in Robert Graves and the work I Claudius. Robert Graves takes the podium and speaks with humility and humor about Abbott's offer to buy his manuscripts. He accepts his "celebrity" at the University at Buffalo and apologizes to any publishers who may have lost money on his books. Graves gives a spirited and humorous speech which concludes with his realization that the University will serve as "the grave of Graves" and that he "will be comfortable here." Current University Librarian, Oscar A. Silverman, concludes the presentation by accepting Graves' gift and bestows upon him the title of honorary fellow of the Lockwood Memorial Library. Graves thanks him and donates additional books to the University, and with this, the exhibition of the Graves' manuscript collection was open to the public
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, January 14, 1960] by Ned O'Gorman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Oscar A. Silverman introduces Ned O'Gorman. O'Gorman reads new and old poems and provides anecdotes about his poems. O'Gorman reads from The night of the hammer and Adam before his mirror
[Poetry reading at the University at Buffalo, April 27, 1962] by Peter Redgrove( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following an introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, Peter Redgrove performs a spirited poetry reading for the University audience
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, April 17, 1961] by Babette Deutsch( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following an introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, Babette Deutsch performs her poetry reading for the undergraduate University audience
[Poetry reading at the University at Buffalo, December 10, 1965] by Alastair Reid( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following a brief introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, Scottish poet Alastair Reid performs a traditional poetry reading with selections from Oddments inklings omens moments and Passwords
[Poetry reading at the University at Buffalo, October 4, 1963] by Charles Olson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recording of Charles Olson reading from Books IV, V, VI of The Maximus poems. Olson plays a recording of himself reading "To Gerhardt, there, among Europe's things of which he has written us in his 'Brief an Creeley und Olson.'" He concludes by reading "The death of Europe." Olson is introduced by Oscar Silverman
[Poetry reading at the Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo, November 3, 1961] by John Frederick Nims( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following a brief introduction by Oscar A. Silverman, poet John Frederick Nims performs his poetry. Poetry reading funded by the Charles D. Abbott Poetry Readership Fund
[Poetry reading at the Poetry Collection, University at Buffalo, February 19, 1960] by Alastair Reid( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recording starts in the middle of the introduction by Oscar A. Silverman. Scottish poet Alastair Reid performs selections from his books: Inside out, An Alastair Reid reader, and Oddments, inklings, omens, moments poems
 
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English (25)
Italian (4)
German (1)
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