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Donald J. and Ellen Greiner collection of James Dickey

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2005-9
Scope and Contents James Dickey won the 1966 National Book Award for poetry and held the office of Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1966-1968. Dickey read his poem, "The Strength of Fields," at the Carter inaugural in 1976. He is perhaps best known for the novel Deliverance. Dickey, a native of Georgia, lived and taught at the University of South Carolina for over 30 years before his death in 1997. While at the university, he developed a strong friendship with the literary scholar,...
Dates: 1954 - 2005

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  • Repository: Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections X
  • Subject: Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives. X
  • Names: Greiner, Donald J. X