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Guide to the Leah Fritz Papers, 1940-2009 and undated

Abstract

Leah Fritz is an American feminist poet and author. Although she was born in the United States, Fritz has been active in England since she moved there in 1985. The Leah Fritz papers contain correspondence and subject files; writings, including notebooks and diaries, drafts, published articles, and papers related to the publication of Fritz's prose writings, poetry, and book and article reviews; and audiocassettes of presentations and poetry readings by Fritz and other recordings. Materials range in date from circa 1950 to 2009.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Leah Fritz papers
Creator
Fritz, Leah
Extent
17.0 linear feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The Leah Fritz papers are organized into three series. The Personal Papers series contains Leah Fritz's correspondence and subject files. The Writings Series contains Fritz's notebooks and diaries as well as drafts, published articles, and papers related to the publication of Fritz's prose writings, poetry, and book and article reviews. The Audiotapes series contains audiocassettes of presentations and poetry readings by Fritz and other recordings.

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Contents of the Collection

Personal Papers series, 1962-2009 and undated

14.0 boxes

The Personal Papers series contains Leah Fritz's correspondence and subject files. The Correspondence subseries contains letters to and from Leah Fritz, primarily related to her writings. Family correspondence and post cards appear throughout the subseries. A folder labeled "Unmailable Letters" apparently contains drafts of critical, controversial, or otherwise personal letters that Fritz never sent. There are also several folders of greeting cards, almost all of which include letters or substantial notes from correspondents. The Subject Files series contains research materials and subject files on various individuals, organizations, publications and events. Folders identified with the names of authors, poets, activists and other individuals contain correspondence and other papers related to their works.

Correspondence subseries, 1962-2009 and undated

5.0 boxes

The Correspondence subseries contains letters to and from Leah Fritz, primarily related to her writings. Family correspondence and post cards appear throughout the subseries. A folder labeled "Unmailable Letters" apparently contains drafts of critical, controversial, or otherwise personal letters that Fritz never sent. There are also several folders of greeting cards, almost all of which include letters or substantial notes from correspondents.

Arrangement

Chronological.

, 1962-1987
(8.0 folders)
Box 1
, 1988-1990
(7.0 folders)
Box 2
, 1991-1996
(8.0 folders)
Box 3
, 1997-2009
(3.0 folders)
Box 4
, Undated
(3.0 folders)
Box 4
Unmailable Letters, 1977-1982
(1.0 folder)
Box 5
Greeting cards, 1986-2009 and undated
(6.0 folders)
Box 5

Subject Files subseries, 1966-2009 and undated

8.0 boxes

The Subject Files series contains research materials and subject files on various individuals, organizations, publications and events. Folders identified with the names of authors, poets, activists and other individuals contain correspondence and other papers related to their works.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by folder title.

Acumen, undated
Box 6
Adam Johnson and Joyce Johnson, undated
Box 6
Amy Fritz- Journeys of the Imagination: Metaphor and Meaning, 1984
Box 6
Articles by Andie Hawthorn, undated
Box 6
Alan Brown John, undated
Box 6
Alix K. Shulman, Sojourner, Thinking Like a Woman, undated
Box 6
Andrea Dworkin, undated
Box 6
Anita Hoffman, undated
Box 6
Article by Anita Hoffman, undated
Box 6
Anna Adams, undated
Box 6
Auberon Waugh, Denise Lavendar, John Heath-Stubbs, Antonia Fraser, Aeron Thomas, undated
Box 6
Author's Licensing and Collecting Society Limited, 1989
Box 6
Autobiography of Marge Piercy, undated
Box 6
Barbara Deming and Jane Verlaine, undated
(2.0 folders)
Box 6-7
Barbican, undated
Box 7
Beacon Press, undated
Box 7
China Information, Patricia Goldstone, Patricia Hearst, undated
Box 7
Chrysalis, undated
Box 7
Deepening the Mystery, Cristiana Maria Purdescu, Translated by Leah Fritz, 2009
Box 7
Dorothy Caune, "Say It Isn't So: A Partial Examination of Feminist Anthropologists' Theory and Application," 1978
Box 7
Edward D. Jeffries, Inside Our Black Schools, undated
Box 7
Ellen Frankfurt, Phyllis Chesler, Elizabeth Fisher, undated
Box 7
English Centre of International P.E.N., 1985-1996
Box 7
Feminist Review, Women's Revew of Books, undated
Box 7
Feminist Publications, undated
Box 7
Feminist Writer's Guild, undated
Box 8
Flo Kennedy, undated
Box 8
Greta Rana, undated
Box 8
Draft of Intercourse by Andrea Dworkin, undated
(3.0 folders)
Box 8
International Network of Women Writers, 1991
Box 8
International P.E.N. 56th World Congress, Vienna, 1991
Box 8
Internationale Vrouwendag [International Women's Day] memorabilia, circa 1980
Box 8
Internationale Vrouwendag [International Women's Day] tote bag, circa 1980
Box 31
Jeremy Mulferd, undated
Box 8
Joanna Briscoe, Mothers and Lovers, 1994
Box 9
Judi Benson, Sebastian Barker, undated
Box 9
Karen Lindsey, Marcie Piercy, undated
Box 9
Karen Malpede, Emily Jane Goodman, Yvonne Klein, Sandra Elkin, Gloria Orenstein, undated
Box 9
Karla Jay, Elaine Workson, Erica Jong, undated
Box 9
Kathy Kample, E.M. Broner, undated
Box 9
A Langston Hughes Memorial Evening, 1967
Box 9
Last Will and Testament of Esther Hurwit, 1978
Box 9
L.A. Times: Art Seldenbaum, Book Reviews, etc., undated
Box 9
Louise Armstrong, undated
Box 9
Louise Bernikow, Susan Brownmiller, Erika Duncan, undated
Box 9
Memberships, undated
Box 9
Michael Schmidt, undated
Box 9
Michelle Wallace, Pam Wyles, undated
Box 9
Miscellaneous financial, undated
Box 9
Miscellaneous political info, undated
Box 9
Money for Women, undated
Box 10
Ms. Magazine, undated
Box 10
Ms. Magazine violence survey, 1991
Box 10
Nancy Mattson, Mike Bartholomew-Biggs, undated
Box 10
NARAL, Corrine Oudyk, undated
Box 10
National Women's Conference, Houston, 1977
Box 10
Newsletters, undated
(2.0 folders)
Box 10
Painting by an unknown artist, "Having Fun with Poster Paint," circa 1995
Box 10
Pamphlets and Flyers
(2.0 folders)
Box 10-11
P.E.N. International Congress Tokyo, 1984
Box 11
P.E.N. and Writer's Guild, undated
Box 11
Periodicals, 1966-1976
Box 11
Petra Kenney Poetry Competition, undated
Box 11
Photographs, circa 1970-1995 and undated

Contains photographs of Leah Fritz, circa 1980; a performance of an unknown play by the Women and Theatre Friends Institute; Cildo Meireles's Olvido (Oblivion) at the Museum of Modern art, 1989; a man on horse labeled "Dick on Georgia's horse - before I framed it;" clouds over a set of chimneys in England; framed photographs hanging on a wall; unidentified family (labeled with the names Harry, Silas, and Kristen), 1995; and an unknown man labeled "A talented young poet," circa 1970. Also includes a photocopy of a photograph labeled "Howard and Leah Fritz and Shere Hite's aunt at her birthday party hosted by Shere Hite at a Paris Restaurant."

Box 11
Poetry readings, 1997-2009
Box 11
The Poetry Society, 1991-1993
Box 12
Poetry Society Extraordinary general meeting, 1991
Box 12
Rhona McAdam, undated
Box 12
Robin Morgan, Grace Paley, Adrienne Rich, Gloria Steinem, Jane Alpert, undated
Box 12
Russell Baker and Thomas Szasz, undated
Box 12
Sarah Lawson, undated
Box 12
Seneca Falls, Janet Steinberg, Honor Moore, undated
Box 12
Shere Hite, undated
Box 12
Sonia Johnson, undated
Box 12
Speaking engagements before 1985, undated
Box 12
Torriano Meeting House, undated
Box 12
War Resister's League, undated
Box 12
Watershed, June 1987
Box 12
Wendy Mulford, Late Spring Next Year, 1987
Box 12
Women Against Pornography, Dorchen Leidholt, 1987
Box 12
Writer's Guild of Great Britain, 1989-1991
(3.0 folders)
Box 12
Writer's Guild of Great Britain Women's Committee meetings, 1989-1992
Box 12
Loose papers, undated
Box 12

Writings series, undated

17.0 boxes

The Writings Series contains Fritz's notebooks and diaries as well as drafts, published articles, and papers related to the publication of Fritz's prose writings, poetry, and book and article reviews. The Notebooks and Diaries subseries contains Fritz's diaries, notebooks, address books, and other volumes. Most of the volumes contain irregular diary entries, reflections, poetry drafts, and drawings. The Prose Subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's essays, articles, letters to the editor, and other prose pieces. The bulk of these materials predate Fritz's emigration to England. Included in this series are drafts of Fritz's book, Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement. Also included are clippings, notes, and editorial comments on Fritz's work and an article submission index tracking the publications and journals to which Fritz submitted her writings. The Poetry subseries includes poetry manuscripts; drafts and proofs of Fritz's published poetry anthologies, including From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story, Going, Going..., Somewhere En Route - Poems, 1987-1992, The Way to Go, and an apparently unpublished collection of poems, Bureau de Change; materials related to the publication of Touching the Sun, an anthology dedicated to the memory of poet Adam Johnson, edited by Fritz; and other papers. The Book Reviews subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's reviews of books, articles, and poetry.

Notebooks and Diaries subseries, 1960-1987 and undated

3.0 boxes

The Notebooks and Diaries subseries contains Fritz's diaries, notebooks, address books, and other volumes. Most of the volumes contain irregular diary entries, reflections, poetry drafts, and drawings.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by format; chronological within formats.

Address books, undated
(2.0 folders)
Box 14
Desk diary, 1987
Box 14
Diary, 1960-1961
Box 14
Diary, 1969
Box 14
Diary, 1979-1981
Box 14
Notebook, 1976-1977
Box 15
Notebook, 1985
Box 15
Notebooks, undated
(10.0 folders)
Box 15-16
Scrapbook, 1965-1967
(1.0 folder)
Box 16

Prose subseries, circa 1950-1993 and undated

9.0 boxes

The Prose Subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's essays, articles, letters to the editor, and other prose pieces. The bulk of these materials predate Fritz's emigration to England. Included in this series are drafts of Fritz's book, Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement. Also included are clippings, notes, and editorial comments on Fritz's work and an article submission index tracking the publications and journals to which Fritz submitted her writings.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by title or subject.

Abortion as Sacrament, 1981
Box 17
Accident of Birth, undated
(5.0 folders)
Box 17
Address at Earl Hall, Columbia University, 6 March 1979
Box 17
Untitled address, undated
Box 17
An Apology for My Life, 1968-1969
Box 18
...And the Victory "Over Ourselves," 1977
Box 18
Are Public School Children Guinea Pigs/The Mt. Sinai School Project, undated
Box 18
Art and the Hierarchy, undated
Box 18
Back to Basics: Consciousness Raising Around Sexual Fantasies, undated
Box 18
Eulogy for Barbara Deming, undated
Box 18
Barbara Deming: The Rage of a Pacifist, 1978
Box 18
Becoming a Real Woman of the World, 1980
Box 18
Between Friends: Shere Hite and Leah Fritz, undated
Box 18
The Bold Invader, undated
Box 18
Brother to Thoreau, 1965
Box 18
Camping Out in Romulus: The Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, undated
Box 18
Untitled manuscript on childhood memories, undated
Box 18
Prospectus: The City, a Magazine of Integrated City Living, undated
Box 18
Clearwater Reflections, undated
Box 18
Clit-Chat, undated
Box 18
Community Control of Our Schools, 1968
Box 18
The Composer and the Accountant, undated
Box 18
Courtney, undated
Box 18
A Current Report on Communal Bliss, undated
Box 18
The Day MOMA Lost Her Cherry, undated
Box 18
Devotions of a Feminist Atheist, 1990
Box 19
Does the Women's Movement Scare Women?, 1980
Box 19
Dr. B's Office, undated
Box 19
Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement, 1979 and undated
(4.0 folders)
Box 19
Dreamers and Dealers correspondence, 1978-1982
Box 19
Reviews of Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement, undated
Box 19
Esthetics in Education, undated
Box 20
Eulogy, undated
Box 20
The Expensive Spirit, undated
Box 20
Feminism and Individualism: Who Pays the Piper?, undated
Box 20
Feminism, Pacifism, and Self-Defense, 1983
Box 20
Feminist Psychotherapy, undated
Box 20
Feminist Publishing in the United Kingdom, undated
Box 20
A Few Words with a Madame of Literature Who Asked Me to Write a Six-Page Confidential Autobiography, undated
Box 20
Finding Truth, Facing Consequences, 1980
Box 20
Friends, undated
Box 20
The Frustration of a Day in Washington, 1967
Box 20
A Gathering of Writers, 1988
Box 20
Ghetto Fears, undated
Box 20
Goldilocks, undated
Box 20
The Highwayman, undated
Box 20
Hiroshima mon amour, 1966
Box 20
Homage Toward..., undated
Box 20
The Horn of Plenty, undated
Box 20
Houston Journal: A Personal Memoir of the National Women's Conference, 1977
Box 20
How to Be a Bitch, undated
Box 20
How to Make Love to the New Woman (A Guide for the New Man), undated
Box 20
How to Make a Million (Through Female), undated
Box 20
Images of Women: Robin Morgan and Adrienne Rich, undated
Box 20
In Defense of Non-Lesbian Women, undated
Box 20
In the Eighties- "You Can't Scare Me, I'm Sticking to the Movement," 1979
Box 20
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Sexism, undated
Box 20
International P.E.N. Conference, 1988
Box 20
International Women's Day, undated
Box 20
Interview with Andrea Dworkin, undated
Box 20
Interview with Mary Dorcey, undated
Box 20
Interview with Susan Brownmiller, undated
Box 20
Introduction to a Guidebook on New York, undated
Box 21
Introduction: In Which My Fingers Do the Talking, undated
Box 21
Is the East Side Culturally Hip?, 1966
Box 21
Is there Sex After Sadomasochism?, 1983
Box 21
J'Acuse Alfred Hitchcock and groucho marks, undated
Box 21
The Jewish Mother and the Prodigal Son, undated
Box 21
Key West: The Week of the Refugees, 1980
Box 21
The Lamp, undated
Box 21
The Last Full Measure, undated
Box 21
The Last Minute is Now chapter outline, undated
Box 21
Letter to the editor on the Women's Liberation Movement, 1982
Box 21
A Letter to My Mother, Laying it on the Line, undated
Box 21
Proposal for Living with Children, undated
Box 21
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Smoker, undated
Box 21
The Long View: Perspectives on Modern Feminism, undated
(6.0 folders)
Box 21-22
Love, Sweet Love, You're Turning Me Off, undated
Box 22
Mary Lou, undated
Box 22
Mirror, Mirror, undated
Box 22
A Mirrored Room, undated
Box 22
Money: A Declaration of Independence, 1975
Box 22
The More Things Change, undated
Box 22
The Name of the Game- "Doing it for Free," 1967
Box 22
A Night Story, undated
Box 22
New York City School Decentralization, undated
Box 22
Nobody Stands on the Sun, undated
Box 22
Not Immediately, undated
Box 22
Notes on a Quandary, undated
Box 23
Nothing to Confess (A Confession), undated
Box 23
Ocean Hill- Brownsville, undated
Box 23
On Atheism and Spirituality, undated
Box 23
On the Barnard Conference, "The Scholar and the Feminist IX...," 1982
Box 23
On Criticism and Survival, undated
Box 23
On E. Babette Edwards, undated
Box 23
On Ellen Willis, 1981
Box 23
On Mary Dorcey, undated
Box 23
On the New Feminist Criticism, undated
Box 23
Or What's a Heaven For?, undated
Box 23
P.E.N. in Tokyo, 1984
Box 23
Pilgrims and Indians, undated
Box 23
Playboy Protest, undated
Box 23
Pornography, Domestic Violence, and Criminal Justice, 1984
Box 23
Pornography as Genocidal Propaganda, 1978-1979
Box 23
Untitled article on pornography, 1979
Box 23
The Press of Freedom: Article on SNCC, 1967
Box 23
P.S. 6-P.S. 198, undated
Box 23
P.S. 198 Hangup- "Psyched" Kids, 1967
Box 23
Untitled article on public education, undated
Box 23
Publishing and flourishing, 1986
Box 23
Query for a Profile on Sonia Johnson, undated
Box 23
Radical Feminism: The Greatest Hope, 1984
Box 23
Report on Liberation, undated
Box 23
Rock and Rule, undated
Box 23
Romeo and Juliet, undated
Box 23
Lecture on sadomasochism and pornography, 1983
Box 23
Schools/The School Front, 1966-1968
Box 23
Sex and Revolution, undated
Box 23
Sex in Transition, undated
Box 23
The Sexual Autobiography of a Middle-Aged Straight Radical Feminist, undated
Box 24
Sigmund Freud Meets the Women's Movement, undated
Box 24
The Sign on the Door, undated
Box 24
Snuff Obscenity Trial in Monticello, undated
Box 24
So Long at the Fart, undated
Box 24
Socialism vs. Feminism: What Are Our Priorities?, undated
Box 24
Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child, undated
Box 24
The Space to Succeed, the Space to Fail, 1989
Box 24
Subverting Sexual Stereotypes, undated
Box 24
The Squirrel Story, undated
Box 24
The Swindle I: The New Buildings, 1963
Box 24
Tangled Vines and Ordinary Women, undated
Box 24
Team Teaching a Loser, 1967
Box 24
Thinking Like a Woman, undated
Box 24
Title I, undated
Box 24
Toward a Definition of Feminism, undated
Box 24
Two Stories for the Teacher, undated
Box 24
An Unmanifesto, 1973
Box 24
Up in the Gymnasium, 1993
Box 24
Vacation, circa 1950
Box 24
Vigil for Margaretta D'Arcy, 1979
Box 24
WAP Speakout on Pornography, 1982
Box 24
What a Piece She Was!, undated
Box 24
What Women Writers Want for the World, undated
Box 24
What's Going On Here? Art and the Movement, 1968
Box 24
Why Old Habit Diehards Never Take the Cure, 1988
Box 24
Why We Had to Picket "Snuff," 1976
Box 24
WLWC-WAP Panel on "Radical Feminist Perspectives: Disarming the patriarchy"- Introductory remarks, 1982
Box 24
Proposal for Women Who Defy the Gods, 1991
Box 24
Women's Liberation Atlantic City: The Personal View of a Married Woman, undated
Box 24
The Writer and Women's Rights, 1984
Box 24
Anthologies, undated
Box 24
Article submission index, undated
Box 24
Clippings, undated
Box 24
Editor's comments, undated
Box 25
Notes, undated
Box 25
Unidentified book draft, undated
Box 25
Untitled drafts, undated
Box 25
Unidentified manuscript fragments, undated
(3.0 folders)
Box 25

Poetry subseries, 1980-2009 and undated

4.0 boxes

The Poetry subseries includes poetry manuscripts; drafts and proofs of Fritz's published poetry anthologies, including From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story, Going, Going..., Somewhere En Route - Poems, 1987-1992, The Way to Go, and an apparently unpublished collection of poems, Bureau de Change; materials related to the publication of Touching the Sun, an anthology dedicated to the memory of poet Adam Johnson, edited by Fritz; and other papers.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by title

Britain Readings, 1992-2009
Box 26
Bureau de Change drafts, 1980
(3.0 folders)
Box 26
A Celebration of the Life of Adam Johnson, 1993
Box 26
Exeter Poetry Prize Anthology, 1997
Box 26
From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story, 1987-2004
Box 26
From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story- book release, undated
Box 26
Going, Going..., 2007
Box 26
Going, Going... proofs, undated
Box 27
Poems submitted to Ambit magazine, undated
Box 27
A Poet's ABC: An Encyclopedia in Verse for Children 8 to 14, undated
Box 27
Somewhere En Route, 1987-1992
Box 27
Touching the Sun: Poems in Memory of Adam Johnson, 1993-1995
Box 27
Touching the Sun launch, undated
Box 27
The Way to Go, 1999
Box 27
Poetry manuscripts, undated
(15.0 folders)
Box 27-29

Book Reviews subseries, 1966-2001 and undated

1.0 Box

The Book Reviews subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's reviews of books, articles, and poetry.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by title.

Alone: Yearning for Companionship in America- Louise Berkinow, 1982
Box 30
Among Women- Louise Berkinow, undated
Box 30
The Anatomy of Freedom- Robin Morgan, 1982
Box 30
Beautiful Losers- Leonard Cohen, 1966
Box 30
Beginning to See the Light: Pieces of a Decade- Ellen Willis, 1981
Box 30
Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman- Michelle Wallace, circa 1978
Box 30
Book review and commentary for Sojourner, undated
Box 30
A Company of Queens- Karen Lindsey, undated
Box 30
The Complete Woman- Patricia Gundry, 1981
Box 30
Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women- Amiri and Amina Baraka, 1983
Box 30
Depth Perception: New Poems and a Masque- Robin Morgan, 1982
Box 30
Digging Out- Anne Richardson, 1967
Box 30
Errata- Michael Donaghy, undated
Box 30
For a New Novel- Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1966
Box 30
Gone to Soldiers- Marge Piercy, undated
Box 30
Hammer and Tongues: A Dictionary of Women's WIt and Humour- Michelle Brown and Ann O'Connor, undated
Box 30
High Crimes and Misdemeanors- Joanne Greenberg, 1980
Box 30
History: A Novel- Elsa Morante, undated
Box 30
A Humming Under my Feet- Barbara Deming, 1985
Box 30
Lady of the Beast- Robin Morgan, undated
Box 30
Love, Death, adn the Changing of Seasons- Marilyn Hacker, undated
Box 30
La Maison de Rendezvous- Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1967
Box 30
Marilyn- Gloria Steinem, 1987
Box 30
Maureen Duffy, 1987
Box 30
Moving into the Space Cleared by our Mothers- Mary Dorcey, 1991
Box 30
Mr. and Mrs. Scotland are Dead: Poems 1980-1984- Kathleen Jamie, undated
Box 30
Nobody Speaks for Me- Nancy Seifer, undated
Box 30
Old Habits- Rhona McAdam, 1993
Box 30
Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions- Gloria Steinem, 1983
Box 30
Parents, undated
Box 30
Pornography: Men Possessing Women- Andrea Dworkin, 1981
Box 30
A Responsibility to Awe- Rebecca Elson, 2001
Box 30
Robin Morgan, undated
Box 30
The Spiral Staircase- Adam Johnson, undated
Box 30
Thinking of Skins- Carol Rumens, 1993
Box 30
With Child- Phyllis Chesler, 1979
Box 30
The Woman of the Wolf and Other Stories- Renee Vivian, 1984
Box 30
Woman's Creation- Elizabeth Fisher, 1979
Box 30
Women, Money, and Power- Phyllis Chesler, undated
Box 30

Audiotapes series, 1980-1988 and undated

1.0 Box

The Audiotapes series contains audiocassettes of presentations and poetry readings by Fritz and other recordings. Cassettes labeled with poets' names presumably contain recordings of poetry readings, interviews, or other content related to those poets and their works.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by cassette label.

Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0001
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0002
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0003
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0004
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0005
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0006
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0007
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0008
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0009
Original audiocassette
Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10134_CS_0010

Historical Note

Leah Fritz is an American feminist poet and author. Although she was born in the United States, Fritz has been active in England since she moved there in 1985. Prior to immigrating to England, Fritz primarily wrote essays, articles, and other prose pieces. She published two books in the United States: Thinking Like a Woman and Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement. Although she had written poetry since her childhood, Fritz did not focus her career on poetry until she moved to England. She has published several poetry collections, including From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story, Somewhere En Route - Poems, 1987-1992, The Way to Go, Going, Going..., and Whatever Sends the Music into Time: New and Selected Poems. Fritz currently lives in London.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leah Fritz papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Leah Fritz papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in February 2010 and as a gift in April 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by: Samantha Crisp, March 2014

Accessions described in this finding aid: 2010-0017, 2010-0065