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Robert Creeley

Poet (21-May-1926 — 30-Mar-2005)


George F. Butterick (editor). Charles Olson & Robert Creeley:The Complete Correspondence. Santa Barbara, CA & Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow Press. 1980-90. (9 vols.)

Tom Clark; Robert Creeley. Robert Creeley and the Genius of the American Common Place: Together With the Poet's Own "Autobiography". New Directions Publishing. 1993. 150pp.

Brian Conniff. The Lyric and Modern Poetry: Olson, Creeley, Bunting. New York: Peter Lang. 1988. 212pp.

Cynthia Dubin Edelberg. Robert Creeley's Poetry: A Critical Introduction. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. 1978. 186pp.

Ekbert Faas; with Maria Trombacco. Robert Creeley: A Biography. University Press of New England. 2001. 513pp. Including excerpts from the memoirs and 1944 diary by the poet's first wife Ann MacKinnon.

Ekbert Faas; Sabrina Reed (editors). Irving Layton & Robert Creeley: Complete Correspondence, 1953-1978. Montreal, Canada: McGill/Queens's University Press. 1990. 312pp.

Arthur L. Ford. Robert Creeley. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1978.

Willard Fox III. Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn and Robert Ducan: A Reference Guide. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1989. 549pp. With an extensive annotated bibliography, covering 1944-66.

Mary Novik. Robert Creeley: An Inventory, 1945-1970. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press. 1973. 210pp.

Arthur Oberg. Modern American Lyric: Lowell, Berryman, Creeley, and Plath. Rutgers University Press. 1978. 182pp.

Sherman Paul. The Lost America of Love: Rereading Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn and Robert Duncan. Louisiana State University Press. 1981. 248pp.

Libbie Rifkin. Career Moves: Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan and the American Avant-Garde. University of Wisconsin Press. 2000. 172pp.

Carroll F. Terrell (editor). Robert Creeley: The Poet's Workshop. Orono, ME: University of Maine. 1984.

John E. Wilson (editor). Robert Creeley's Life and Work: A Sense of Increment. University of Michigan Press. 1987. 440pp.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.362)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.60)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.174)

  10. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.339-42)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.236)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.161)

  13. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.122)

  14. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.70)

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