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Howard Milton Blake papers

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Title:Howard Milton Blake papers
Date range:1930-1950
Creator:Blake, Howard Milton, 1914-1960
Extent: 1.75 linear feet (2 legal size clamshell boxes)
Abstract: The Howard Milton Blake papers are comprised of multiple versions of verse and prose written by Blake. The collection was edited before it came to Brown University by Robert Kent and was published under the title "The Island of Self: Poems of Howard Blake" (Boston 1973). The book reproduces almost all of the verse in the collection, but none of the prose; there is, however, a reprint of Blake's preface to his only published book of verse "Prolegomena To Any Future Poetry" (Boston 1936).
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 78.15