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us: Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998


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    • Donald Elwin
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    • us: Stanford, Don, 1913-1998
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    • found: His In the classic mode, c1978: t.p. (Donald E. Stanford) CIP data sheet (b. 1913)
    • found: His New England earth ... 1941: t.p. (Don Stanford)
    • found: Ltr. from author, 12/15/55 (Donald Elwin Stanford)
    • found: Masefield, J. Letters to Margaret Bridges, 1915-1919, 1984: t.p. (Donald Stanford)
    • found: The complete poems of American poet Donald E. Stanford, 1913-1998, 2002: CIP galley (d. 1998)
    • found: The poems of Edward Taylor, 1989: title page (edited by Donald E. Stanford)
    • found: LSU Libraries, via WWW, January 13, 2017 ( Donald E. Stanford papers (Mss. 4717; Donald Elwin Stanford (February 7, 1913--August 25, 1998) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, where he lived until his family moved to Stockton, California, in 1926; he finished his high school career in California and went to the University of the Pacific and to Stanford University for his undergraduate work, receiving his B.A. from Stanford University in 1933; in 1934 he received a master's degree from Harvard University and then taught for a number of years at Colorado A&M College, Dartmouth College, the University of Nebraska, and Duke University; when World War II broke out, he taught in the Air Corps, and after the war he went to Brazil for two years, teaching technical English to the Brazilian Air Corps; he then returned to the United States and obtained a Ph. D. from Stanford University in 1953; he was hired at Louisiana State University in 1953 as an assistant professor of English and remained there for the rest of his teaching career, rising to full professor before his retirement in 1983; after retirement, he remained in Baton Rouge until his death; in 1963 Stanford revived the journal The Southern Review, and he continued to be its co-editor (along with Lewis Simpson) for the next twenty years; Stanford amassed a distinguished record of scholarly publications while at Louisiana State University, including his editions of the poems of Edward Taylor (1960), Robert Bridges (1974), S. Foster Damon (1974), and John Masefield (1984); he also edited the letters of Robert Bridges (1983-84) and John Masefield (1984); in addition to numerous articles and reviews, he published two major book-length critical studies, In the Classic Mode: The Achievement of Robert Bridges (1978), and Revolution and Convention in Modern Poetry: Studies in Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, E. A. Robinson, and Yvor Winters (1983); he also published three volumes of his own poetry: New England Earth and Other Poems (1941), The Traveler: Allegorical Lyrics (1955), and The Cartesian Lawnmower and Other Poems (1984))
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    • PS3537.T182
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    • 1978-03-13: new
    • 2017-01-14: revised
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