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Subseries 8.5
Other prose by James Dickey, circa 1950-1995
Boxes 300-303; OP19 and24

1950s
Box Folder Content
OP19 16 "Saving Your Time," advertisement for Trust Company Bank [Atlanta, GA], copy by James Dickey, 195[?]
1964-1969
300 1 Reprinted letter by Dickey to The Senior Class of Pitzer College in college bulletin, 1964-65, p. 71
OP24 5 "Barnstorming For Poetry" in The New York Times Book Review (January 3, 1965): 1+
OP24 6 "An Old Family Custom" in The New York Times Book Review (June 6 1965: 1+
300 2 "A Private Brinksmanship" [Pitzer College commencement address, 6 June 1965] published for Pitzer College, 1965, 13 pp.
OP24 7 "The Language of Poetry" in The New York Times Book Review (November 7, 1965): 6
300 3 "A Poet is Honored" [speech on accepting the National Book Award for Poetry] in Authors Guild Bulletin (May 1966): 1-2
300 4 "Robert Frost, Man and Myth" in The Atlantic (November 1966): 53-56"
300 5 "Education via Poetry" in Teaching in America (April 1967): 33-43. [2 copies]
300 6 "Spinning the Crystal Ball: Some Guesses at the Future of American Poetry," lecture delivered at Library of Congress, 24 April 1967.
300 7 "Comments to Accompany Poems: 1957-1967" in The Barat Review 3.1 (January 1968): 9-15 The Barat Review 3.1 (January 1968): 9-15
300 8 "The Greatest American Poet" [re: Theodore Roethke] in The Atlantic (November 1968): 53-62 [Includes previously unpublished poems from Roethke's notebook.]
300 9 "The Self as Agent" reprinted from Great Ideas Today, 1968
300 10 "On Bly's Poetry" in Tennessee Poetry Journal 2.2 (Winter, 1969): 17 [Contains a copy of a brief note by Dickey on Robert Bly's poetry]
1970-1975
301 1 "The Greatest American Poet" [re: Theodore Roethke] reprint of 1968 Atlantic article in a Japanese publication, Nichibei Forum (January 1970). [2 copies] Nichibei Forum (January 1970). [2 copies]
301 2 "Female Sexuality: What It Is- and Isn't" in Mademoiselle [special issue] (July 1971): 108
301 3 "A Private Brinkmanship" [commencement address] in The Pitzer Participant (Spring 1973): 4-7 [2 copies]
301 4 "Delights of the Edge" in Mademoiselle (June 1974): 118-219
301 5 "Small Visions from a Timeless Place, the South as one Poet Has Known It" ["prose poem"] in Playboy (October 1974): 152+ [2 copies]
301 6 "Blowjob on a Rattlesnake" in Esquire (October 1974): 177-178 [2 copies]
301 7 "Behold the South" in The Rotarian (October 1975): 32-35
301 8 Frederick Exley's From a Cold Island, dust jacket, blurb by James Dickey, ca 1975
1976-1981
302 1 "James Dickey's Glory" [reflections on competing in sports] in Esquire (October 1976): 81
302 2 "Poet James Dickey on Carter and the Born-Again South" in U.S. News and World Report (April 18, 1977): 67 [2 copies]
302 3 Brief contribution to article "Survey: Going on ‘80" in Passages (January 1980): 16
302 4 "Is Regional Writing Dead? Nine Authors and Editors Reply" [brief contribution by Dickey] in The Student (Spring 1980): 32
302 5 "Why I Live Where I Live" in Esquire (April 1981): 63-64 [2 copies]
302 6 "Seductive Summer Nights" in Bazaar (June 1981): 81-82 [2 copies]
1982-1995
303 1 "Why Men Drive" in Electronic Entertainment (Spr/Sum 1982): 58-62 [2 copies]
303 2 "The G.I.Can of Beets, The Fox in the Wave, and the Hammer Over Open Ground" [address delivered at South Atlantic Modern Language Assoc., 1982] reprinted from South Atlantic Review 48(May 1983): 1-16
303 3 "The Poetics of Dress" in Esquire (March 1983): 100-102
303 4 "Dickey's Off-Trail Deer-Liver Slumgullion" [recipe] in Goodlife (May 1985): 36 [2 copies]
303 5 "Cosmic Deliverance" in Halley's Comet (1986): 8-9
303 6 "I Just Hate the One That..." [contribution to an article on bad advertising] in Adweek (January 12, 1987): BR8
303 7 "Treasured Places" [contribution to an article on wilderness areas] in Life (July 1987) 42 [2 copies]
303 8 "My Mind and Your Words," commencement address, Oglethorpe University, May 14, 1989
303 9 "Lightnings or Visuals" [address delivered at South Atlantic Modern Language Association, November 14, 1991] reprinted from South Atlantic Review 57.1(January 1992): 1-14
303 10 "On the Imagination" in Yemasse (Spring 1993): inside cover
303 11 [On World War II], blurb for exhibition leaflet: "Joseph M. Bruccoli: Great War Collection" at University of Virginia, 1993
303 12 "Antiques: Japanese Architectural Models " in Architectural Digest (May 1994): 149-153+
303 13 "The Weather of the Valley: Reflections of the Soul and Its Making" [USC commencement address, 18 December 1995] in All Rights and Privileges Appertaining Thereto, January 1998
303 14 "Foreword," [re poetry of Robert Lowell and Theodore Roethke, n.d.
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