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George Economou papers, 1954-2017 

Creator: 
Economou, George,
Phys. Desc: 
12 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 map case drawer)
Call Number: 
MS#0380
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

George Demetrios Economou (Columbia University Ph.D., 1967), American poet, critic, medievalist and college teacher, was born in 1934. He is married to Rochelle Owens, poet and playwright.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, video and tape recordings, and printed materials relating to Economou's poetry manuscripts, to publications and performances to which he contributed, and to his teaching career as a professor of medieval literature. Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, video and tape recordings, and printed materials relating to Economou's poetry manuscripts, to publications and performances to which he contributed, and to his teaching career as a professor of medieval literature. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Paul Blackburn, Robert Creeley, Ted Enslin, Clayton Eshleman, Anselm Hollo, Robert Kelly, Margaret Randall, Charles Tomlinson, and Diane Wakoski. Boxes 1 & 2: Cataloged correspondence & manuscripts; Boxes 3 - 5: Arranged correspondence & manuscripts by other authors; Boxes 6 - 10: Writings by George Economou; Box 11: Tape recordings; Box 12: Photographs; Boxes 13 & 14: Printed materials; Map case 14-13-6: Oversize materials; Addition to the Papers, 2017.