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RUBIN, LARRY, 1930-
Larry Rubin papers, 1962-1989

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zv1x


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rubin, Larry, 1930-
Title: Larry Rubin papers, 1962-1989
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 442
Extent: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of poet and educator Larry Jerome Rubin including manuscripts and typescripts of his work, correspondence, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Additional Physical Form

Typescript manuscript of poetry collection by Larry Jerome Rubin published as The World's Old War (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1962). Galley proofs of poetry collection by Larry Jerome Rubin published as Lanced in the Light (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1967).

Source

Gift, 1964 with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Larry Rubin papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Larry Jerome Rubin (February 14, 1930- ) was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, in 1930, and from the time he was two until he was seventeen he lived in Miami Beach, Florida, where his father was a pioneer pharmacist. He is a graduate of Emory University (A.B., 1951), from which he also holds his advanced degrees, taking his Ph. D. in 1956. At present, Mr. Rubin is Assistant Professor of English at Georgia Institute of Technology. During the academic year 1961-1962, he was Visiting Professor of American Literature at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

Since 1956 about two hundred of Mr. Rubin's poems have appeared in such magazines as Harper's, Poetry, Sewanee Review, Kenyon Review, Saturday Review, Prairie Schooner, and London Magazine, as well as two Parisian journals. Several have been anthologized, and he received the Reynolds Lyric Award for 1961 from the Poetry Society of America. Mr. Rubin's prose writings include a short story in New Campus Writing No. 2 and critical articles in Modern Language Notes and Twentieth Century Literature.

Larry Jerome Rubin (February 14, 1930- ) was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, in 1930, and from the time he was two until he was seventeen he lived in Miami Beach, Florida, where his father was a pioneer pharmacist. He is a graduate of Emory University (A.B., 1951), from which he also holds his advanced degrees, taking his Ph. D. in 1956. At present, Mr. Rubin is Assistant Professor of English at Georgia Institute of Technology. During the academic year 1961-1962, he was Visiting Professor of American Literature at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

Since 1956 about two hundred of Mr. Rubin's poems have appeared in such magazines as Harper's, Poetry, Sewanee Review, Kenyon Review, Saturday Review, Prairie Schooner, and London Magazine, as well as two Parisian journals. Several have been anthologized, and he received the Reynolds Lyric Award for 1961 from the Poetry Society of America. Mr. Rubin's prose writings include a short story in New Campus Writing No. 2 and critical articles in Modern Language Notes and Twentieth Century Literature.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Larry Rubin from 1962-1989. The papers include a typescript manuscript, galley proofs, correspondence, and printed material. The typescript is of Rubin's anthology of poems, The World's Old Way, published in 1962; galley proofs are of Lanced in Light, published in 1967; correspondence is from Rubin to scholars Thomas Brumbaugh and Thomas H. English, and discuss Emory University, Georgia Tech, and travel; printed materials contain, or in some way relate to, Rubin's work.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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