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us: Blessing, Richard, 1939-1983


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  • Fuller Name

    • RIchard Allen
  • Variants

    • us: Blessing, Richard Allen
    • us: Blessing, R. A. (Richard Allen), 1939-1983
    • us: Blessing, Richard A. (Richard Allen), 1939-1983
    • us: Blessing, Richard Allen, 1939-1983
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-09-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1983-03-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bradford (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Seattle (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Baton Rouge (La.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New Orleans (La.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Clinton (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Tiffin (Ohio)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Washington
        • Affiliation Start: 1970
        • Affiliation End: 1983
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Heidelberg College
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1970
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1964
        • Affiliation End: 1968
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Tulane University
        • Affiliation End: 1967
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.)
        • Affiliation End: 1961
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Criticism
            (lcsh) Education, Higher
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Poets
                (lcsh) Authors
                  (lcsh) College teachers
                    (lcsh) English teachers
                • Earlier Established Forms

                    Blessing, Richard AllenBlessing, Richard Allen
                • Sources

                  • found: His Wallace Stevens' "Whole Harmonium," 1970.
                  • found: His A passing season, c1982: CIP t.p. (Richard Blessing)
                  • found: Winter constellations, ©1977: title page (Richard Blessing)
                  • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 10/11/39)
                  • found: The Oxford companion to twentieth-century poetry in English, ©1994: pages 54-55 (Richard Blessing, 1939-1983; first two books were studies of Wallace Stevens; at the time of his death he was chairman of the graduate program in English at the University of Washington; published three collections of poetry)
                  • found: Contemporary authors online, December 17, 2015 (Richard Allen Blessing; writer, poet; born September 11, 1939 in Bradford, Pennsylvania; Hamilton College, A.B., 1961; Tulane University, M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1967; Louisiana State University, New Orleans, instructor in English, 1964-1968; Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, assistant professor of English, 1968-1970; University of Washington, Seattle, assistant professor, 1970-1973, associate professor of English, 1973-)
                  • found: Social security death index, 1935-2014, via ancestry.com, December 17, 2014 (Richard Blessing; last residence: Seattle, Washington; born 11 September 1939; died March 1983)
                  • found: Washington death index, 1940-1996, via ancestry.com, December 17, 2014 (Richard A. Blessing; date of death: 24 March 1983; place of death: Seattle; last residence: Seattle)
                  • found: OCLC, December 17, 2015 (access points: Blessing, Richard; Blessing, Richard Allen; usage: Richard Blessing, Richard A. Blessing, R.A. Blessing, Richard Allen Blessing)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1980-08-26: new
                  • 2016-02-04: revised
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