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Title: John Palen Collection (VMF130), 1954-1964Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1954-1964


Primary Creator: Palen, John (1942-)

Extent: 74.0 Items

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Typescript drafts and worksheets for poetry and translations by Palen, 1954-1964

Collection Historical Note

John A. Palen (1942 - ) was born in Missouri. His poems have appeared in little magazines and journals, including Poetry Northwest, Kansas Quarterly, Passages North, Birmingham Poetry Review, Controlled Burn, and Driftwood Review. He has also published translations of Heinrich Heine and Heinz Czechowski.

Palen had authored author of several books of poetry including Evidence, Wreckage, Harbinger (2002).  He has been a writer in residence at several public schools in Michigan. A fourth-generation journalist, Palen was a newspaper reporter and editor for 20 years, and taught journalism at Central Michigan University. He also put out Midland Issues, an independent, subscriber-supported monthly newsletter covering local government in his hometown.

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Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

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Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Processed August 1969

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Item 1: Heine, Heinrich. "Do you hear, love, laying your hand there..."Add to your cart.
Typescript draft
Item 2: Heine, Heinrich. "Each morning I arise and sigh..."Add to your cart.
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Item 3: Heine, Heinrich. "I wander under the forest tree..."Add to your cart.
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Item 4: Nick, Dagmar. October MoonAdd to your cart.
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Item 5: Rilke, Rainer Maria. Autumn DayAdd to your cart.
Typescript draft
Item 6: Rilke, Rainer Maria. EveningAdd to your cart.
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Item 7: Rilke, Rainer Maria. Liebes-LiedAdd to your cart.
Typescript draft

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