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Sorrentino, Gilbert

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1929-2006

b. Apr. 27, 1929, Brooklyn; d. there Thursday [May 18, 2006], aged 77; poet, novelist, literary critic, and professor whose erudite work drew frequent praise and occasional scorn but never a wide audience)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Flawless Play Restored: The Mask of Fungo.

 File — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: Folder 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

"John Gardner: Rhinestone in the Rough." Photocopied and edited TS.

 Item — Box: 21, Folder: 8
Identifier: Item 18
Scope and Contents From the File: BSP.
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_blacksparrow
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti and...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Selected Poems 1958-1980.

 File — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: Folder 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

White Sail.

 File — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: Folder 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection is named in honor of Seamus Cooney (1933- ), a Western Michigan University professor emeritus of English. Cooney served as an editor with Black Sparrow Press for many years and it was via his connection with the press that this collection was purchased by Western Michigan University Libraries after the press shut down in 2003. The collection is comprised of the records of the press's editorial office, plus copies of close to every book the press...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004