Carol Kyle Papers

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Biographical

Coursework completed

Courses Taught

Works, Creative

Works, Scholarly

Projects and Grants

Correspondence

Committee Work

News Clippings, articles, and publications



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Collection Overview

Title: Carol Kyle Papers, 1957-1995Add to your cart.

ID: 15/7/46

Primary Creator: Kyle, Carol (1939-1995)

Extent: 12.3 cubic feet

Arrangement: By Subject, Alphabetically Thereunder Unless Noted

Subjects: Astronomy, Computer Based Education, Creative Writing, Faculty Papers, Fulbright Awards, National Endowment for the Humanities, Poetry, Women's Studies

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Carol Kyle (1939-1995), professor of English (1968-1995), contain professional and personal correspondence, literary and scholarly publications, manuscripts and drafts of poetry, photographs, sound recordings, and teaching and research materials related to classes taken as a student at Duquesne University (1957-1961) and the University of Pennsylvania (1962-1968); courses taught while a professor at UIUC, including pilot classes on poetry and astronomy, the literature of AIDS, contemporary American poetry, women writers, and computer use in humanities instruction; creative works, include poetry collections and individual poems, novels and novellas, and short stories; scholarly and research works, including book- and article-length works on contemporary poetry, domestic imagery, Robert Frost (dissertation topic), and numerous poets and writers, including W.S. Merwin, Adrienne Rich, James Wright and Charles Olson; materials relating to research grants received for the completion or implementation of projects, including a Fulbright to conduct research in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1972), an NEH grant to develop a poetry and astronomy curriculum (1978-1979), her work at the National Humanities Institute with Maynard Mack (1971), her tenure as De Witt-Wallace visitor at the MacDowell artists' colony(1989), and awards presented to Kyle, including the Chancellor's Award for Distiguished Teaching (1987) and the LAS Award for Distinguished Teaching; and correspondence with publishers, students, colleagues, and writers, including Adrienne Rich, Sarah Getty, Carol Burns, Raymond Carver, Maxine Kumin, Archibald MacLeish, W.S. Merwin, Sarah Schulman, and James Wright.

Subject/Index Terms

Astronomy
Computer Based Education
Creative Writing
Faculty Papers
Fulbright Awards
National Endowment for the Humanities
Poetry
Women's Studies


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Series 5: Works, ScholarlyAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Book lengthAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: American Women Poets: From Kitchens to Quasars (see also Domestic Imagery...; full Ms.?), ca. 1979-1983Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Version 2 (partial Ms.)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Version 3 (2 folders; full Ms.?; with 2 fragments)Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Reviewers and publishers correspondence, 1979-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Apollo and the New World: A Study of the Renaissance of Contemporary American Poetry 1950-1973Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Version 1( full Ms.) Includes Part I: "Poetry of the Moonshot," Part II: "The Poets of Projective Verse," and Part III: "The Subjective Metaphor", ca. 1975Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Handwritten draftsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Preface and introductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Part IAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Part II, ii: "The Meso-American Cultural Past" and Charles Olson's "The Kingfishers"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Part II, v: "Edward Dorn: Again, the Cultural Past"Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Part I: "The Poetry of the Moonshot"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Part II, ii: "The Meso-American Cultural Past"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Part II, v: "Edward Dorn"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Early OutlinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Reviewers' comments and recommendations, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Astronomy and Contemporary American Poetry (later revision of Apollo and the New World?), ca. 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Domestic Imagery: Wifery and Witchery in the Poetry of Contemporary American Women PoetsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Version 1 ( full Ms.), 1974Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Ms. for Chapter IV (Adrienne Rich)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Handwritten Ms., 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Notes and fragmentsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Article lengthAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: "Alliterative Verse in Early, Middle, and Fourteenth Century English" (probably classwork from unidentified class), 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Classroom After Apollo: The Metaphors of Science in Contemporary American Poetry", 1978Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Research materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Reviewers' commentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: "A Coffee with Borges" (from Linea Plural: Revista de Arte Y Literatura), 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "Emerson's 'Uriel' as a Source for Frost" (from Emerson Society Quarterly, Winter 1970, p. 58), 1970Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: "Every Step an Arrival: Six Variations and the Musical Structure of Denise Levertov's Poetry" (from Centennial Review, 8.3 1973, pp. 281-296), 1973Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence regarding, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Images of Women in Space" (unpub'd)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "The Interactive Self: Reading and Writing Novels on the Personal Computer" (see also Projects, CMU Conference), 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 4: "The Meso-American Cultural Past and Charles Olson's 'The Kingfishers'" (see also Works/Scholarly/Book Length from Alcheringa 1.2, 1975, pp. 68-77), 1975Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Drafts with reviewers' commentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Notes and proposal, 1971-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "Moonshot" articles on: Mailer, Updike, "Mr. Sammler's Planet," Apollo moonshot (see also Apollo and the New World)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: " More Trouble With the Obvious" (review of volume of poetry by Michael Van Walleghen), 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 7: "The New Mythos" (book review; from Women's Studies International Quarterly, 5.5 1982, pp. 511-512), 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "A Note on Laurence Sterne and the Cannon-bullet of John Locke" (from Philological Quarterly1.4, 1971, pp. 672-674), 1971Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Early notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Peoria Speech (women and domestic imagery)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Poems of the New World: Robert Bly as a Poet of Discovery" (2 folders; unpub'd), 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "The Poetic Art of Robert Lowell" (book review; from Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 73.2 1974, pp. 270-272), 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "Point of View in 'Returned to Say' and the Wilderness of William Stafford" (from Western American Literature, 7.3 1972, pp. 191-201), 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 13: "Dawn Powell" (Biographical entry, Dictionary of American Biography), 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 14: "A Riddle for the New Year: Affirmation in the Poetry W.S. Merwyn" (from Modern Poetry Studies, 4.3 1973, pp. 288-303), 1973Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: "Robert Creeley: A Black Mountain Poet of Projective Verse" (see also Apollo and the New World), ca. 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 16: "Sandra Hochman: The Vaudeville Queen" (unpub'd)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: "That Poet Freneau: A Study of the Imagistic Success of The Pictures of Columbus" (from Early American Literature, 9.1 1974, pp. 62-70), 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 18: "The Underworld Setting of James Wright" (with reviewer's comments; unpub'd), ca. 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 19: "The Unity of Anatomy: The Structure of Barth's Lost in the Funhouse (from Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction, 8.3 1972, pp. 31-43),, 1972Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Revisions and notes, ca. 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Publisher correspondence, 1971Add to your cart.

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