Tag: poetry

“Communism is the youth of the world…”: The newest addition to the collection of Russian materials

The most recent Russian acquisition in Special Collections is “MIUD” by Vladimir Mayakovsky, written in 1926 and published in 1930 by Gosudarstvennoe izdatel’stvo. It is a short children’s book in verse in the typical Mayakovsky style: bold, dramatic, and categorical.

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James Reiss: Poet and Professor Emeritus of English, Miami University

The Walter Havighurst Special Collections is home to a number of manuscript collections. One such collection is the papers of James Reiss. James Reiss is a widely published writer and poet. Reiss was born in New York City and grew

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