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Guide to the M. L. Rosenthal Papers
ca. 1930-1996
 MSS 45  MSS.045

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Title: M. L. Rosenthal Papers
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1930-1996
Abstract: Macha Louis Rosenthal (1917-1996), poet, critic, editor, and teacher, earned a Ph.D. at New York University where he was a professor of English until 1996. He also served as director of the Poetics Institute at NYU. Besides publishing numerous books of criticism, collections of verse and contributing poetry, articles and reviews to The New Yorker,  Poetry,  the Spectator, he served in the U.S. Cultural Exchange Program from 1961-1980 and was a visiting specialist to Germany, Pakistan, Romania, Poland, and Bulgaria, Italy and France. He also was poetry editor of  The Nation, the  Humanist, and  Present Tense and edited various anthologies of poetry. The collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts and subject files of many notable literary figures; the manuscripts and business/production files for Rosenthal's scholarly books, essays, poetry, reviews, and lectures; journals, offprints, and other printed materials; biographical material; photographs; and audiovisual material.
Quantity: 50 Linear Feet (36 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.045