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Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901-01-16 - 1991-09-02

biographical statement

Laura Jackson was an American poet, critic, novelist, essayist and short story writer.

Found in 673 Collections and/or Records:

Cycles of Strangness [sic], unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.3.012

Dear Possible, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.2.037
Scope and Contents

"Dear possible, and if you drown, / Nothing is lost, unless my empty hands..."

Dates: unknown

Death as Death, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.2.015
Scope and Contents

"To conceive death as death / Is difficulty come by easily..."

Dates: unknown

Ding-Donging, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.2.023
Scope and Contents

"With old hours all belfry heads / Are filled, as with thoughts..."

Dates: unknown

Divestement [sic] of Beauty, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.4.004
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"She, she and she and she-- / Which of these is not lovely?..."

Dates: unknown

Draft Letter from L. (R.) J. [Laura Jackson] to The Editor of The New York Review of Books, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: 1976.004.1.13.001
Scope and Contents

"...Mr. Paul Auster's review of two books of mine in your issue of August 7th: Communicated views of it of friends, communicated to me., impressed on me the need of comment. One thought it 'rather nice'."

....

"I pause over one of Mr. Auster's historical touches, reference to Robert Graves telling of Auden for his imitations of me. That is retrospective self-preening. Auden's takings from me were Gargantuan, rather comically assiduous."

Dates: Undated

Draft Letter from Laura (Riding) Jackson to The Editor of The Times Literary Supplement, 1976-01

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: 1976.004.1.18.003
Scope and Contents "I have been moved by Miss Ruth Padel's review, in your issue of December 26, 1975 of Robert Graves' Collected Poems 1975 to offer as ballas for the balloon-like still-higher lift that Miss Padel endeavors to give what to calling 'Graves criticism' with her particular formula of super-heated veneration, two related articles of critical principle. The first goes: for criticism, there must be knowledge of the nature of a work to a degree of intimateness with its make-up productive of reliable...
Dates: 1976-01

Earth, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.3.004
Scope and Contents

"Have no wide fears for Earth: / Its universal name is 'Nowhere"..."

Dates: unknown

Echoes, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.2.001
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"Since learning all in such a tremble last night-- / Not with my eyes adroit in the dark..."

Dates: unknown

Elegy in a Spider's Web, unknown

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 2020.063.1.2.017

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