Boston University


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Education Anne Sexton
In 1958 AS joined John Holmes 's poetry class at the Boston Center for Adult Education (also attended by Maxine Kumin and Ruth Soter ). In September 1958 she enrolled in Robert Lowell 's poetry...
Employer Penelope Mortimer
For two years after that, she was Visiting Professor in Creative Writing at Boston University in Massachusetts. She failed, however, to get a position at the City Literary Institute , and therefore returned to...
Employer Anne Sexton
In 1961 AS began to get invitations to read or discuss her poetry: at Harvard , Boston College , and Cornell . In the fall of 1961, she was appointed one of the first Radcliffe...
Employer Anne Sexton
She continued for the rest of her life her highly successful poetry classes at Boston University . In September 1972 she was appointed a half-time full professor there, with a salary of $10,000 for a...
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Plath
Sylvia's father, Otto Plath , was a professor of entomology at Boston University . He met Aurelia when he taught her German there.
Hayman, Ronald. The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath. Heinemann.
From his position almost a generation older than his wife, he...
Friends, Associates Sylvia Plath
SP enrolled in Robert Lowell 's poetry-writing seminar at Boston University .
Hayman, Ronald. The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath. Heinemann.
Occupation Elizabeth Bishop
After a six-month appointment at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1966, EB went on to teach on and off for years at Harvard and briefly at New York University .
Astley, Neil. “Elizabeth Bishop: A Bibliography; Elizabeth Bishop: Chronology”. Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, edited by Linda Anderson and Jo Shapcott, Bloodaxe Books, pp. 175-00.
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Reception Elma Napier
EN 's grandson the Dominican scholar and historian Lennox Honychurch dedicated his book The Dominica Story, 1975, to her. Her letters to Alec Waugh are held among Boston University 's Twentieth Century Archives...
Textual Production Mary Wesley
Her papers are at Boston University .
Marnham, Patrick. Wild Mary: the Life of Mary Wesley. Chatto and Windus.
Textual Production George Egerton
GE 's letters and papers are held at the National Library of Ireland , at Boston University 's Mugar Memorial Library in the Terence de Vere White Collection, and at Princeton University .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Ethel Mannin
Boston University holds the major collection of EM 's literary manuscripts and letters.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Dodie Smith
DS 's letters and journals—along with the typescript for her fifth, unpublished volume of autobiography—are held at Boston University 's Mugar Memorial Library in Boston, Massachusetts.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus.
Jon Wynne-Tyson had suggested to her in...
Textual Production G. B. Stern
GBS did her writing early in the day: sometimes before breakfast, always from ten to one.
Stern, G. B. Trumpet Voluntary. Cassell.
The major collection of her papers at Boston University includes letters and proofs. More letters are in the...


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