Nobel Prize winning author Samuel Beckett (1906- ) has been an active participant in the staging of his plays in numerous productions. Exhibited here are Beckett's own copoes of Warten auf Godot [Waiting for Godot] (Suhrkamp Verlag, 1960) and Fin de…
"James Merrill at Home: An Interview" by Ross Labrie from the Arizona Quarterly, Volume 38, Number 1 (Spring 1982).
"3 A.M., 1942;" "Woman Waiting;" "Poem;" and "Nap" by Mona Van Duyn from American Prefaces , Volume VIII, Number 1 (Autumn 1942). Van Duyn's first publications in a national literary magazine.
"Three Valentines to the Wide World" by Mona Van Duyn from Poetry, Volume 88, Number 4 (July 1956).
Typescript letter with autograph: William Carlos Williams to James Dickey, 1957: October 4;
Photograph with written note: John Berryman James Dickey, 1957: December; Berryman family photo in Sevilla; he writes to Dickey to wish him the best and to thank him for his letter.
Typescript letter with autograph: Ann Stanford to James Dickey, 1957: December 12;
Typescript letter with autograph: Flannery O'Connor to James Dickey, 1958: January 28; O'Connor invites Dickey and Jerry Horton to come visit on a Sunday.
Typescript letter with autograph: written on "New Directions" letterhead by May Swenson to James Dickey, 1958: June 4; Swenson mentions that her publication does not have room for poet. She recommends that he submit his book to Criterion; Swenson…
Typed letter, signed from Robert Bly to James Dickey, August 15, 1958.