University of Delaware Library

Ramsey, Paul, 1924-

Scenes for a Dying : poem

Winter 1993-1994


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F901


Creator: Ramsey, Paul, 1924-


Title: Scenes for a Dying : poem


Inclusive Dates: Winter 1993-1994


Extent: 1 item (3 p.)


Abstract: This is an offprint of American author Paul Ramsey's poem, "Scenes for a Dying," which was awarded the Rose Lefcowitz Prize by Poet Lore in 1993/1994.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F901, Paul Ramsey, Scenes for a Dying : poem, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Box 62, F901: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Originally laid in a copy of Ramsey's No Running on the Boardwalk (Spec PS3568 .A47 N6).

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, July 2011.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

American poet and educator Paul Ramsey wrote poems, short stories, essays, book reviews and several novels.

Born November 26, 1924, in Atlanta, Georgia, Paul Ramsey taught English at a number of universities, including the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Elmira College, University of the Pacific, Raymond College, University of the South, and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

In the late 1960s, Ramsey was a poet-in-residence at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and director of Tennessee Poetry Circuit. In addition, Paul Ramsey wrote an annual chronicle of poetry for the Sewanee Reviewand edited Factotumfrom 1948 to 1949.

His first book of poetry was In an Ordinary Place, published by the North Carolina State University Press in 1965.

Paul Ramsey died September 27, 1994, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Sources:

"Paul Ramsey." Contemporary Authors Online. (reproduced in Gale Biography In Context). http://ic.galegroup.com (accessed July 2011).


Scope and Content Note

This is an offprint of Paul Ramsey's poem, "Scenes for a Dying," which was awarded the Rose Lefcowitz Prize by Poet Lore in 1993/1994.

The offprint was reprinted from pages 51-54 of Poet Lore, volume 88, number 4 (Winter 1993-1994). This copy was originally laid in a copy of Paul Ramsey's collection of poetry, No Running on the Boardwalk (University of Georgia Press, 1975).


Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Poets, American--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Poems.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


Detailed Contents List

Scenes for a Dying : poem, Winter 1993-1994   [Box 62 F901]

1 item (3 p.)