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Papers of Charles Wright [manuscript] 1890-1999.

Wright, Charles; Alexander, Pamela; Bradley, Robert Rice; Budenz, Julia; Cirino, Leonard J; Clements, Brian; Conkle, D Steven; Deaver, Philip F; Fagles, Robert; Fischer, Aaron; Gioia, Dana; Glazer, Michèle; Hamilton, Colin; Jensen, Laura; Kennedy, Hunter; Keys, Kerry Shawn; Krukowski, Damon; Kwiatek, JoEllen; Lei-Lanilau, Carolyn; Loomis, Jon; ...
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The papers of Charles Wright consist of his literary papers; personal, professional, business and literary correspondence; photographs; published materials; literary criticism; recordings; and memorabilia.
Of special interest are thirteen notebooks of his literary manuscripts and eight notebooks of typescripts of his literary works together with page proofs and setting copies for his books.
The collection also contains manuscripts sent to Wright by over 80 other authors including Ai, Pamela Alexander, Tom Andrews, Don Bogen, Robert Rice Bradley, Julia Budenz, Franco Buffoni, Michael Chitwood, Nicholas Christopher, Leonard J. Cirino, Killarney Clary, Brian Clements, Steven Conkle, Alfred Corn, Tony Crunk, and Philip Deaver.
Also Robert Fagles, Aaron Fischer, Jonathan Galassi (translations of Eugenio Montale), Dana Gioia, Elton Glaser, Michele Glazer, Loren Graham, Frank Graziano, Donald Hall, Hamilton Colin, Michael Hannon, Brenda Hillman, Garrett Hongo, Laura Jensen, Donald Justice, Kennedy Hunter, Ketty Shawn Keys, Damon Krukowski, JoEllen Kwiatek, Carolyn Lei-lanilau, Jon Loomis, J. D. McClatchy, and Lynne McMahon.
Also Paul Monette, Paul Nelson, Eric Pankey, John Anton Piller, Donald Platt, Gaetano Prampolini, John Ridland, Maggie Ross, Peter Russell, David St. John, Sherod Santos, William A. Sessions, Charles Simic, Maurya Simon, Jeffrey Skinner, Dave Smith, Marcia Southwick, Mark Strand, Mary Szybist, James Tate, Richard Tillinghast, Bruce Weigl, and David Young.
Miscellaneous papers include artwork; contracts and publication agreements; dust jackets; essays about Wright; interviews; photographs; programs; reviews; translations into Italian and German; a genealogical chart for the Winter family; and a brass rubbing.
Major correspondents represented by 20 or more letters include Christopher Buckley, Karen Cangialosi, Jonathan Galassi, Brenda Hillman, Garrett Hongo, Max Jarman, Donald Justice, Deborah Larsen, Philip Levine, J. D. McClatchy, James McMichael, William Matthews, Robert Morgan, Carol Muske-Dukes, Sherod Santos, David St. John, Harold Schimmel, Charles Seluzicki, Charles Simic, Maurya Simon, Dave Smith, Marcia D. Smith, Peter Stitt, Mark Strand, James Tate, Chase Twichell, Betsy Tice White, C. K. Williams, Jay Wright, and David Young.
The collection is arranged in four series. Series I. Correspondence : Subseries A. Letters from fellow authors. Subseries B. Routine business and professional letters. Series II. Manuscripts by Charles Wright : Subseries A. Bound volumes of poetry & translation notebooks. Subseries B. Poetry manuscripts by title. Subseries C. Miscellaneous manuscripts. Series III. Manuscripts by other authors. Series IV. Miscellaneous.
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Charles Wright Papers, 1890-1999, Accession #11437, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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Pultizer prize winning poet and University of Virginia Faculty member in the Department of English.
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