Tennessee Williams

Category : Arts, Theater, Writing
Tennessee Williams

Playwright Tennessee Williams was born on March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Mississippi. After college, he moved to New Orleans, a city that would inspire

Mark Statman

Category : Writing
Mark Statman

As a poet and educator, I’m interested in the ways in which poetry (and all the arts) help us to describe and define the

Mario Puzo

Category : Students, Writing
Mario Puzo

Born in New York City in 1920, writer Mario Puzo wrote a number of popular novels about the Mafia. He is most famous for

Octavio Paz

Category : Writing
Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz was born into a family of writers on March 31, 1914, in Mexico City. In 1933, he published his first collection of

Frank O’Hara

Category : Urban Studies, Writing
Frank O’Hara

Francis Russell “Frank” O’Hara (March 27, 1926 – July 25, 1966) was an American writer, poet and art critic. Because of his employment as

Margo Jefferson

Category : Arts, Education, Writing
Margo Jefferson

Margo Lillian Jefferson (born October 17, 1947) is a former theatre critic at The New York Times and a professor at Eugene Lang College

Robert Frost

Category : Arts, Writing
Robert Frost

Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco, where his father, William Prescott Frost Jr., and his mother, Isabelle Moodie, had

Jennifer Firestone

Category : Women, Writing
Jennifer Firestone

Photo: Jennifer Firestone. Studio One Readings Series, Web. Oct 31st 2014. Jennifer Firestone is the author of Flashes (Shearsman Books) Holiday (Shearsman Books), Waves

James Baldwin

Category : Race, Students, Writing
James Baldwin

  Photo: MDCarchives – Own work. Web. 21 Oct 2014. Although he spent a great deal of his life abroad, James Baldwin always remained a

Anatole Broyard

Category : Classroom, Students, Writing
Anatole Broyard

Photo: Anatole Broyard. Communications and External Affairs (CEA). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2014.   Anatole Paul Broyard (July

W. H. Auden

Category : Classroom, Students, Writing
W. H. Auden

Auden was an Anglo-American poet and one of the leading literary figures of the 20th century. Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York on

W.H. Auden, “Shakespeare”

Category : Classroom, Students, Writing

Auden gave the following mimeographed final examination in his Saturday afternoon class for the students taking the course for credit in the fall term. Part B of the examination, which Ansen wrote in by hand with the comment “unexpected,” was dictated by Auden in class.

Lecture and Exam, The New School (1946)

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