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Cid Corman Collection of Poetry, Translations, and Edited Works, 1962-2005
The collection was donated to the Archives and Special Collections Department of the Healey Library at the
Cid Corman was born in 1934 in
A very prolific poet, editor and translator, Corman was the owner of the Origin Press, and he edited and published Origin magazine. While living in
Scope and Content
The collection consists of 121 items that have been cataloged to Special Collections. The collection includes volumes of poetry written by Cid Corman, volumes of poetry by other authors that were edited or translated by Cid Corman and two series of the periodical Origins, edited by the poet. All of the volumes have been classed under Corman’s LC classification number (PS3553.O65) thereby allowing all items to be shelved together. Also, the bibliographic records in the Healey Library catalog of all of the titles in the collection include the collection note and can be searched by the collection title as a keyword search.
In addition to the cataloged monographs and serials, the collection contains a small number of broadsides, publicity material and miscellaneous publications. These can be found in one folder and are in the document case adjacent to the published works. Several of the published works are very small volumes and are stored in the document case. These are noted on the enclosed title list.
Title list of the Cid Corman collection of poetry, translations, and edited works.
Blanchot, Maurice and Cid Corman. The Instant of My Death [Instant de ma mort.].
Cohen, Marcel and Cid Corman. The Peacock Emperor Moth. Sâerie d'Âecriture. [Grand paon-de-nuit.]. Vol. 9.
———. The Peacock Emperor Moth. Longhouse. [Grand paon-de-nuit.]. Vol. spring 1992 [scout supplement].
Corman, Cid. The Exultations.
———. Sun Rock Man ; Sonne Fels Mensch. Rimbach: Verl. im Wald, 2004.
———. For Crying Out Loud. 1st ed.
———. The Despairs : Book One of a Trilogy. 1st ed.
———. Just for Now : Poems. 1st ed.
———. In the Clear.
———. Going Going.
———. Nothing Doing.
———. Of : Volume Three.
———. The Practice of Poetry : Reconsiderations of Louis Zukofsky's A Test of Poetry. 1st ed.
———. How Now : Poems. 1st ed.
———. All Yours.
———. Where were we Now : Essays & Postscriptum.
———. "Shadow Play." (1990).
———. And the Word : Poems.
———. At Once.
———. Of Course.
———. The Act of Poetry and Two Other Essays. Sparrow. Vol. 44.
———. For the Asking : [Poems]. Sparrow. Vol. 51.
———. For Dear Life. Sparrow. Vol. 33.
———. The Gist of Origin, 1951-1971 : An Anthology.
———. Once and for all : Poems for William Bronk.
———. Unless : [Poem].
———. For Now.
———. Livingdying, Poems. New Directions Book.
———. Plight : [Poems].
———. No More.
———. & : [Poems].
———. No Less.
———. Words for each Other. Poetry
———. For Good.
Corman, Cid and Bob Arnold. The Famous Blue Aerogrammes.
———. The Faith of Poetry. Green River,
Corman, Cid, Bob Arnold, and Longhouse Publishers and Booksellers. Grass for a Pillow.
Corman, Cid, Zeno Bianu, and Longhouse Publishers and Booksellers. From Zeno Bianu's Takes on the Chinese (I Ching) Book of Changes.
Corman, Cid and Philippe Briet. Tributary : Poems. Ep. 1st ed. Vol. 3.
Corman, Cid and Granite Press. One Day. Litija: Granite Press, 2000.
Corman, Cid and
Corman, Cid and National Poetry Foundation. "Origin." (1985, 1951).
Denis, Philippe and Cid Corman. From Nugae [Nugae.].
Du, Fu and Cid Corman. This is it.
Kusano, Shinpei, Cid Corman, and Susumu Kamaike. Asking Myself, Answering Myself [Poems.].
Matsuo, Bashåo and Cid Corman. Little enough : 49 Haiku. 1st ed.
———. Born of a Dream : 50 Haiku. 1st ed.
———. One Man's Moon : 50 Haiku.
Matsuo, Bashåo, Cid Corman, and Susumu Kamaike. Back Roads to Far Towns : Bashåo's Travel Journal. Companions for the Journey. [Oku no hosomichi.]. Vol. 5.
Matsuo, Bashåo, Cid Corman, Susumu Kamaike, Ikutada Hayakawa, and Robert Hass. Back Roads to Far Towns : Bashåo's Oku-no-Hosomichi. Ecco Travels. [Oku no hosomichi.]. 1st Ecco ed.
Mèuller, Inge, Cid Corman, and Nicolas Linkert. Inge Mèuller. 50 Numbers that just Happen.
Niedecker, Lorine and Cid Corman. The Granite Pail : The Selected Poems of Lorine Niedecker.
Pilinszky, Jâanos and Cid Corman. Jâanos Pilinszky : Born & Died in
Saigyåo and Cid Corman. Being Saigyo : Japanese Buddhist Monk (1118-1190).
Sappho, Cid Corman, and Mary Barnard. Wee Ones [Selections.].