University of Delaware Library

Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-

At Three : poem

[1967]


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F911


Creator: Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-


Title: At Three : poem


Inclusive Dates: [1967]


Extent: 1 item (1 p.)


Abstract: American poet and novelist Stephen Dobyns submitted this poem, "At Three," for a class taught by Marvin Bell at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F911, Dobyns, Stephen, 1941- , At Three : poem, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Box 62, F911: 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 Stephen Dobyns's Concurring Beasts (Spec PS 3554 .O2 C6 1972), which was a part of the library of Donald Justice.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, November 2011.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Notes

American poet and novelist Stephen Dobyns was born February 19, 1941, in Orange, New Jersey.

Dobyns received a B.A. from Wayne State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1967.

Stephen Dobyns's book of poetry, Concurring Beasts was a Lamont Poetry Selection for 1971 and his collection of poems,Black Dog, Red Dog, was the 1984 National Poetry Series winner.

As a novelist Dobyns is best known for his "Saratoga" series, a group of crime novels set in Saratoga Springs, New York, featuring detective Charlie Bradshaw and plots centering around corruption in the horse racing industry.

Sources:

"Stephen Dobyns." Contemporary Authors Online. Gale Biography In Context. http://ic.galegroup.com (accessed November 2011).


Scope and Content Note

American poet and novelist Stephen Dobyns submitted this poem, "At Three," for a class taught by Marvin Bell at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.

The mimeographed typescript bears a handwritten note at the bottom of the page from "Pearl" to an unidentified individual, but possibly Donald Justice, since this item was laid in a book from his library. Pearl was Stephen Dobyns's classmate in a poetry class taught by American poet Marvin Bell at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa in the spring of 1967. The note explains that this particular poem was written by Dobyns for that class.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Dobyns, Stephen, 1941-
Bell, Marvin, 1937-
Justice, Donald, 1925-2004--Correspondence.
Corporate Names
Iowa Writers' Workshop.
Topical Terms
Poets, American--20th century.
American Poetry--20th century.
Form/Genre Terms
Poems.
Correspondence.
Personal Contributors
Justice, Donald, 1925-2004, correspondent.

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

At Three : poem, [1967]   [Box 62 F911]