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Finding Aid for the Earl Roy Miner Papers, 1950-
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Description
Earl Roy Miner (1927- ) was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin. His published works include Japanese Court Poetry (1961) with Robert H. Brower, Japanese Poetic Diaries (1969), Seventeenth Century Imagery (ed. 1971), The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton (1971), English Criticism in Japan (ed. 1972), Stuart and Georgian Moments (1972), John Dryden (1973), Naming Properties: Nominal References in Travel Basho and Sora, Johnson and Boswell (1996). The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and various printed materials. Correspondents include Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, Ifor Evans, John Masefield, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Thornton Wilder, and William Carlos Williams.
Background
Miner was born on February 21, 1927 in Marshfield, Wisconsin; BA (1949), MA (1951), and Ph.D in English (1955), University of Minnesota; instructor in English, Williams College, 1953-55; from instructor to professor, UCLA, 1955-72; in 1972 became professor of English at Princeton University; advisory editor, Literary studies -- East and West, Eighteenth century studies, and CLIO; professor, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1971-72; published works include Japanese Court Poetry (1961) with Robert H. Brower, Japanese Poetic Diaries (1969), Seventeenth Century Imagery (ed. 1971), The Cavalier Mode from Jonson to Cotton (1971), English Criticism in Japan (ed. 1972), Stuart and Georgian Moments (1972), John Dryden (1973), and The Restoration Mode from Milton to Dryden (1974), A History of Japanese Literature/ by Jinichi Konishi (1984-91), edited by Earl Miner, Naming Properties: Nominal References in Travel Basho and Sora, Johnson and Boswell (1996).
Extent
126 boxes (63.0 linear ft.)3 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 1-63, 92-129. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.