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Correspondence Summary of letters from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen and Stanley Burnshaw, bulk: 1965 - 1966
"This correspondence to Cohen, Editor in Chief of Holt, Rinehart and Winston, begins discussion of the publication from her Collected Poems (1938) a selection, with a preface by Riding setting forth her current ideas about poetry."
"Cohen had Riding's preface read by Stanley Burnshaw, a writer who served as advistor, and he recommended rejection of the preface in harsh personal terms."
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, Undated
"I, as you see, am still in New Mexico (I told of planning to go there for a month or so in the letter I sent to Mallorca)."
"I have not yet gone to work on the drafting of new prefatory material for a republishing of my Poems, but I have all the necessary material with me--and have been doing some new writing on the matter of poetry, which makes more to draw from."
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, 1965-06-26
"...to provide you with information about the possibilities of new unpublished work of mine, that might be of interest to you and your editorial associates, and to give you my views on the matter of the republication of earlier work of mine."
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, 1966-02-13
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, 1966-02-14
"Your letter to which I am here replying occasions for me but two references to matter contained in my letter of yesterday. 1) You make no mention of the typescript-text of the preface I submitted."
"2) Perhaps what I wrote yesterday on the matter of a preface by myself as distnguished from a prefatory note will clarify my attitude to an introduction by some person (other than myself) better than anything previously written by me:..."
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Stanley Burnshaw, 1966-02-28
"I write so from a sense of duty...; and duty to all others--no one ought to let another who has behaved with the sly arrogance with which you have behaved to me go forth again to other human encounters without attempting to impress upon him that the inner springs of his behavior are not totally invisible..."
"And so you make an ignorant mess of my preface. I'll tip you off as to just how badly you can mess it up."
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, 1966-03-07
Photocopy of Letter from Laura Jackson to Arthur Cohen, 1966-03-10
"I regard Mr. Burnshaw's sending the letter to you to return to me as identical in quality with other pettily devious behavior-manifestations of his I have had to witness, having an edge that he mistakenly thinks to be ironical."
Photocopy of Letter from L.J. [Laura Jackson] to Stanley Burnshaw, 1966-03-10, 1966-02-10
"This is the question of your part in the dealings that have been going on between the firm of Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc., and myself. Your letter of February fourth confirms for me a strong sense I early had, after your active participation in these dealings, of the possibility of there having come to figure in them quite inappropriate literarily personalistic slants of attitude towards me."
Catalog Clipping of Works by Stanley Burnshaw, Undated
Correspondence and manuscripts of the American poet. Handwritten and carbon copy typescripts.