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Finding Aid to the Caliban records, 1977-1997 (bulk 1986-1997)
BANC MSS 97/126 c  
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Description
The Caliban records including correspondence, clippings, broadsides, photographs, publications, writings and proofs.
Background
Founded in 1986 in Ann Arbor, Michigan by Lawrence R. Smith, Caliban was a literary journal that fostered the talents of some of the most innovative, diverse and experimental writers and poets in the U.S. Among the individuals published in its pages were Amiri Baraka, Raymond Carver, Wanda Coleman, Robert Bly, Colette Inez, Louise Erdrich, Gary Soto, W.S. Merwin, Maxine Hong Kingston, Robert Creely, Gerald Vizenor and William S. Burroughs. In addition, it featured the work of such international writers as Aimé Césaire, Robert Desnos, Massimo Mori, and Susana Thénon, and highlighted the work of several visual artists, including Joseph Nechvetal, Emmi Whitehorse, Diane Gamboa and Robert Longo.
Extent
8 cartons, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (8.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.