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Subseries 6.1
Writings by Hecht, 1941-2005
Boxes 159-162

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of writings of Anthony Hecht, published in periodicals and newspapers from 1941-2005. Materials primarily include reviews, poems, critical essays, and lectures.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order

Box Folder Content
159 1 The Bardian, co-edited by Hecht with poems and articles by Hecht throughout, volume 21, 1941-1942
159 2 Various articles in The Spearhead, newsletter of the 386th Infantry Regiment, June 17-24, 1945
159 3 "To Phyllis," and "Alceste in the Wilderness, Poetry, volume 76, number 6, September 1950
159 4 "La Condition Botanique," Poetry, volume 79, number 2, November 1951
159 5 "Double Sonnet," Poetry, volume 81, number 1, October 1952
159 6 "Spring for Thomas Hardy," Poetry, volume 82, number 1, April 1953
159 7 "Imitation," The New York Times Book Review, May 30, 1954
159 8 "Three Prompters from the Wings," The Hudson Review, volume 12, number 3, Autumn, 1959
159 9 "Sonnet," Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Bulletin, November 1960
159 10 "'More Light! More Light!' and 'The Dover Bitch': A Criticism of Life," Oxford Opinion, Number 47, May 8, 1961
159 11 "More Light, More Light," American Poetry Now, The Critical Quarterly Poetry Supplement 2, edited by Sylvia Plath, 1961
159 12 "Shades of Keats and Marvel," reprint from The Hudson Review, volume 15, number 1, Spring 1962
159 13 "'And Can Ye Sing Baluloo When the Bairn Greets,'" "Adam," "Lizards and Snakes," "Pig," "The Song of the Flea," "Giant Tortoise," Quarterly Review of Literature, volume 13, numbers 1-2 1964
159 14 "On the Methods and Ambitions of Poetry," reprint from The Hudson Review, volume 18, number 4, Winter 1965-1966
159 15 "Paper on constraints," delivered as a lecture at Wayne State University, November 1965, printed by Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Seminar on the Creative Process, January 28, 1966
159 16 "The Room," Washington Post, May 15, 1966
159 17 "Double Dactyl," Esquire, June 1966
159 18 "Anthony Hecht Writes…" Poetry Book Society Bulletin, number 55, December 1967
159 19 "A Little Note of Gratitude," Kalamazoo College Review, volume 30, number 2, Summer 1968
159 20 "Going the Rounds: A Sort of Love Poem," Quarterly Review of Literature, volume 16, number 1-2, 1969
160 1 "The Hunt," New Statesman, December 4, 1970
160 2 "Aesopic," The Massachusetts Review, volume 11, number 1, Winter 1970
160 3 "Smut," an address to the Friends of the Rochester Public Library, Rochester Review, volume 32, number 4, Summer 1970
160 4 "Merely to Have Survived…," reprinted from The Hard Hours in Yom Kippur Maariv, edited by Rabbi Jules Harlow, 1971 Yom Kippur Maariv, edited by Rabbi Jules Harlow, 1971
160 5 "The Cost," Encounter, volume 37, number 1, July 1971
160 6 "A Little Cemetery," Counter/Measure, number 1, 1972
160 7 "Poets, Businessmen, and Myths," Rochester Review, Fall 1973
160 8 "W.H. Auden," The American Pen, volume 5, number 4, Fall 1973
160 9 "In Vino…," Harvard Magazine, volume 78, number 1, September 1975
160 10 "Apples for Paul Suttman," Wild Places, volume 1, number 1, Spring 1976
160 11 "'The Belle of Amherst,'" review in TV Guide, volume 24, number 51, December 18, 1976
160 12 "Coming Home," Times Literary Supplement, December 24, 1976
160 13 "' A Feast for the Spirit and the Mind,' Remarks by Anthony Hecht," Rochester Review, Winter 1976
160 14 "The Motions of the Mind," review of The Mind-Reader by Richard Wilbur, Times Literary Supplement, May 20, 1977
160 15 "Sestina d'Inverno," "A Voice at a Séance," "Auguries of Innocence," and "Retreat," part of "A Sampler from Three University Poets," Rochester Review, Spring 1977
160 16 "Awful but Cheerful," review of Geography III by Elizabeth Bishop, Times Literary Supplement, August 26, 1977
160 17 "The Lull," The New Yorker, circa 1977
160 18 "Peripeteia," The New Yorker, circa 1977
160 19 "Anthony Hecht on life and death," from " The Hard Hours," Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, July 14, 1978 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, July 14, 1978
160 20 "The Riddles of Emily Dickinson," New England Review, Autumn 1978, photocopy
160 21 "An Old Malediction," Times Literary Supplement, July 7, 1978
160 22 "On W.H. Aden's 'In Praise of Limestone,'" The New England Review, volume II, number 1, Fall 1979
160 23 "The Deodand," The Kenyon Review, volume 1, number 1, (New Series), Winter 1979
160 24 "Auspices," The New Republic, volume 180, number 6, February 10, 1979
161 1 "Anthony Hecht Writes…" and "Auspices" from The Venetian Vespers, The Poetry Book Society Bulletin, number 104, Spring 1980 Poetry Book Society Bulletin, number 104, Spring 1980
161 2 "'House Sparrows' and Other Poems by Anthony Hecht," Rochester Review, Summer 1980
161 3 "Poem Without Anybody," The Kenyon Review, volume 2, number 4, (New Series), Fall 1980
161 4 " The Transparent Man," and "An Interview with Anthony Hecht," Straight Lines, number 6, 1981 Straight Lines, number 6, 1981
161 5 "The Seven Deadly Sins," (for Tenor or Baritone and Piano), music by Robert Beaser to poems by Anthony Hecht, 1981
161 6 "Poem Without Anybody," Envoy, Spring/Summer 1981 [reprinted from The Kenyon Review, volume 2, number 5, Fall 1980] The Kenyon Review, volume 2, number 5, Fall 1980]
161 7 "Masters of Unpleasantness," The New York Times Book Review, February 7, 1982
161 8 " The Book of Yolek" and "Devotions of a Painter," New Statesman, June 25, 1982 New Statesman, June 25, 1982
161 9 "On Translation," for Robert Fitzgerald, Poetry, October 1982
161 10 "A Bountiful Harvest," Book World, November 28, 1982
161 11 "Recyclings," The Atlantic, November 1982 [variant title, "Antapodosis"]
161 12 "A Centennial Salutation," poem card, April 1982
161 13 "Robert Lowell," lecture delivered at the Library of Congress, May 2, 1983
161 14 "Le Byron de nos Jours (Robert Lowell)," Grand Street, Spring 1983
161 15 "Poetry," Washington Post Book World, December 4, 1983
161 16 "Contradictory Principles Come Together in Poetry," Kenyon College Alumni Bulletin, volume 7, number 1, Winter 1983
161 17 "The Pathetic Fallacy," lecture delivered at the Library of Congress, May 7, 1984
161 18 "Application for a Scholarship," Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9, 1984
161 19 "Anthony Hecht on English and Technology" [a luncheon address], Southeastern Conference on English in the Two-Year College Newsletter, Spring 1984
161 20 "Three Who Made a Literary Revolution," review of Ackroyd's T. S. Eliot: A Life, Washington Post, December 9, 1984
161 21 "Horace I: 22 or Words to that Effect," Palaemon Press, copyright 1983, reprint
161 22 "Difficulties," Currents [University of Rochester], volume 14, number 33, October 31, 1986
161 23 "A Passion to Write: Three American Women," review of The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore, edited by Patricia C. Willis, Washington Post Book World, November 23, 1986 Washington Post Book World, November 23, 1986
161 24 "A Toast," Poetry Pilot, February 1987
161 25 " Sylvia Plath: Poet's Biography Earnest but Inadequate," review of Sylvia Plath by Linda W. Wagner-Martin and Manic Power by Jeffrey Meyers, The Washington Times, November 9, 1987 Manic Power by Jeffrey Meyers, The Washington Times, November 9, 1987
161 26 "The Ambiguities of Light," Verse, volume 4, number 3, November 1987
161 27 "Portraits by Robert Lowell," review of Robert Lowell: Collected Prose edited by Robert Giroux, New York Review of Books, March 3, 1988
161 28 "The Achievement of Richard Wilbur: Master of Metaphor," review of New and Collected Poems by Richard Wilbur, New Republic, May 16, 1988
161 29 "The Secrets of Our Success," Writer's Digest, December 1988
161 30 "Retribution Stalks Dying Knight of Philandering and Poetry," review of Sullivan's Allen Tate: A Recollection, The Washington Times, January 23, 1989 The Washington Times, January 23, 1989
161 31 "A Map of Modernist Reading," review of Ellmann's a long the riverrun, Washington Post Book World, March 26, 1989 Washington Post Book World, March 26, 1989
161 32 "The Case of the Dizzy Detective," review of The Poet Auden: A Personal Memoir by A.L. Rowse, The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1989 The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1989
162 1 "A Tribute" [to O.B. Hardison, Jr.], Arts and Letters, circa 1990
162 2 "Randall Jarrell," review of Randall Jarrell: A Literary Life by William H. Pritchard, Washington Times, April 16, 1990
162 3 "The Age of Technology," Haggis Baggis, issue 27, Spring 1990
162 4 "Poet Laureate Strand Masters Elegiac Gloom and Lightheartedness Too," review of Strand's Continuous Life: Poems and Selected Poems, Washington Times, November 26, 1990
162 5 Anthony Hecht on Tennyson, Times Literary Supplement, October 2, 1992
162 6 "The Points of Her Compass," review of Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett C. Miller, Washington Post Book World, March 21, 1993 Washington Post Book World, March 21, 1993
162 7 "Cain, the Inventor of Death," Sewanee Theological Review, volume 37, number 2, 1994
162 8 "Death the Film Director," reprinted in leaflet, "The Poems of the 1995 Beall Poetry Festival," 1995
162 9 "In Appreciation of Joseph Brodsky 1940-1996," Poetry Review, volume 86, number 1, Spring 1996
162 10 "Joseph Brodsky, 1940-1996," American Poet, Spring 1996
162 11 "At War With His Memories," review of Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic by Paul Fussell, Washington Post Book World, September 29, 1996 Washington Post Book World, September 29, 1996
162 12 "Rara Avis in Terris," The New Republic, February 1997
162 13 " The Venetian Vespers," Semicercho, volume 18, number 1, 1998 Semicercho, volume 18, number 1, 1998
162 14 "The Frost Medal Lecture," Crossroads, Journal of the Poetry Society of America, number 55, Autumn, 2000
162 15 "Sentenced to Reality," review of Opened Closed Opened by Yehuda Amichai, The New York Review, November 2, 2000
162 16 "Symposium," contribution by Hecht, The Yale Literary Magazine, volume 11, number 2, 2000
162 17 "Adam," reprinted in Songbook for a New Century, program for The New York Festival of Song, March 22, 2001
162 18 "Mirror," The New York Review, April 12, 2001
162 19 "Voices from the American Academy in Rome," Lincoln Center Theater Review, number 29, Summer 2001
162 20 "Treasure Box," review of Night Picnic and A Fly in the Soup by Charles Simic, The New York Review, October 18, 2001 A Fly in the Soup by Charles Simic, The New York Review, October 18, 2001
162 21 "Naming the Animals," reprinted in Folger News, Spring 2002
162 22 "Knowing the Score," review of Finders Keepers by Seamus Heaney, The New York Review, December 5, 2002
162 23 Introduction: Very Far North by Timothy Murphy, 2002
162 24 "A Surprising Teacher Scholar Is Recalled but Book Disappoints," review of The Teaching Legacy of O.B. Hardison, Jr., with Selected Readings on Education, The Washington Times, January 19, 2003 The Washington Times, January 19, 2003
162 25 "Sewanee Writers Conference, Faculty and Visitors, short sketch written for Sewanee Writers' Conference [newsletter], February, 2003 and 2004
162 26 " The Darkness and the Light are Both Alike to Thee" and "Tarantula or The Dance of Death," reprinted in program for the Ninth Annual West Chester University Conference Art and Song Concert: Poetry and Song, June 7, 2003
162 27 "T.S. Eliot," Literary Imagination: The Review of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, volume 5, number 1, 2003
162 28 "Late Afternoon: the Onslaught of Love," "Riddles," " The Darkness and the Light Are Both Alike to Thee," The Keats-Shelly Review, number 18, 2004 Keats-Shelly Review, number 18, 2004
162 29 "An Immense Generosity," The New York Sun, March 24, 2004
162 30 Keats's Appetite, The Yale Review, volume 92, number 3, July 2004
162 31 "Spring Break," The New Yorker, September 13, 2004
162 32 "Aubade," The New York Review, October 21, 2004
162 33 "Motes," The New York Review, November 1, 2004
162 34 "Naming the Animals," reprinted in The Arts Café Mystic program for "The Salt Marsh Opera," November 4, 2004
162 35 "Declensions," The New York Review, December 2, 2004
162 36 "Menassah Ben Israel," The Yale Review, volume 93, number 1, January 2005
162 37 "Aubade," reprinted in Poetry Matters, number 2, February 2005
162 38 "Uncollected Hecht," unpublished poems reprinted in Poetry, September 2011
162 39 "Behold the Lilies of the Field," et al, Hudson Review, reprint, date unknown
162 40 "A Brief Account of the City," Quaderni del Dipartimento di LLSM, number 11, p. 403, reprint, date unknown
162 41 Untitled homage to Harry Ford, Addendum to Spring issue of Poetry Pilot, 19[??]
162 42 Untitled lecture on the difference between art and science, date unknown
162 43 Letters to the Editor, various sources and dates
162 44 Miscellaneous quotations
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