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Adair, Virginia 1913-2004

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Works: 14 works in 31 publications in 3 languages and 4,193 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Biography  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
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Publications about Virginia Adair
Publications by Virginia Adair
Publications by Virginia Adair, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Virginia Adair
 
Most widely held works by Virginia Adair
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 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
Ants on the melon : a collection of poems by Virginia Adair( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
One of the most striking achievements of these poems is Mrs. Adair's wedding of traditional rhyme and meter with a sensibility entirely modern, American, sometimes disturbing, occasionally hilarious, always candid. The collection's title poem, "Ants on the Melon," makes a wry, microcosmic comment on overpopulation. "Surfers" draws permanent lessons from the transience of youth. "Break In" transforms a standard burglary into a moment of bitter but wise resignation. Other poems take as their starting point the Gulf War, Zen Buddhism, or the interstate highway system. This collection's broad subject matter, from mourning to sexual joy to the plaint of an old umbrella, is matched by its chronological range, extending from the poet's childhood - "Key Ring" and "The Grandmothers"--To her old age, which lies at the heart of such poems as "Slow Scythe" and "Take My Hand, Anna K."
Living on fire : a collection of poems by Virginia Adair( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems about love, music, the American desert, mortality, and blindness by American poet Virginia Hamilton Adair
Beliefs and blasphemies : a collection of poems by Virginia Adair( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems on religion, "from reverence to iconoclasm, from comedy to profundity, from joy to lament."
Nouveaux sermons sur divers textes de l'Ecriture sainte. by Daniel de Superville( Book )
2 editions published in 1743 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Sermons sur divers textes de l'Ecriture sainte by Daniël de Superville( Book )
in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Cooke's illustrations to Don Quixote, The Rambler, and Hudibras ( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
WALKER, G.V.A.: Choral Music (An Hour to Dance) (Thompson, Whitman College Chorale, Whitman College Chamber Singers, Bode) ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mary Virginia Hamilton Adair Papers by Virginia Adair( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Mary Virginia Hamilton Adair Papers span the years 1933-2004 (bulk 1995-2004), and include biographical information, poems and drawings, photographs, a televised interview, and a Robert Frost poem. The Biographical Information is arranged chronologically. Included are a few articles from the 1930s discussing Adair's success in poetry competitions. The bulk is dated 1995-2004 and covers her success as a late-blooming poet, the honorary degree she was awarded by Mt. Holyoke, and her death. There are a few clippings from Mt. Holyoke alumnae publications. Some of the articles contain examples of her poetry. The Poems and Drawings include a copy of Mount Holyoke College Verse, published in 1937, which contains several of Adair's poems, written while she was an undergraduate. The drawings were done by Adair on the fly leaves of her Latin text, which was found in the Pearsons Hall library. The Photographs consist of Adair's senior portrait from Mt. Holyoke College: four prints and a photocopy of the same picture. The Televised Interview is a VHS recording of Adair on "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer" from September 9, 1996, lasting fifty-seven minutes long. The Robert Frost poem was gifted to Adair by Ada Snell, Professor of English at Mount Holyoke 1900-1913 and 1916-1938. Inscribed and hand written by Frost to Snell on March 4, 1933, during his stay at Amherst College, the poem is titled "Snow Falling After it Clears." The poem was published under the title "Afterflakes," first in the Yale Review in 1934 and then in A Further Range in 1936
Magical highways by Virginia Adair( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Papers by J. E Morpurgo( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The papers include correspondence with Edmund Blunden, Virginia Hamilton Adair, Charles Forte, and Russel B. Nye
Exit amor by Virginia Adair( Article )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Light side of darkness by Virginia Adair( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hamilton Adair, Virginia
Hamilton Adair, Virginia 1913-
Hamilton Adair, Virginia 1913-2004
Hamilton, Mary Virginia 1913-2004
Languages
English (27)
French (3)
Italian (1)
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