Papers of Jeremy Adler, 1975-2002 chiefly comprising research notes for publications by Adler and photocopies of concrete and visual poems. Includes papers relating to Franz Baermann Steiner, poet, including correspondence and papers on Steiner and his circle, 1995-1999; photocopies of Steiner's writings, photocopies of letters to Steiner; photocopies of Stiener's appointment diary, 1950-1951; Stiener's thesis entitled 'A Comparitive Study of the Forms of Slavery', 1950 and 'Prologomena to A Comparitive Study of Slavery', a shortened version of the original thesis, edited by Paul Bohannan, 1957. Correspondence and papers on concrete and visual poetry, 1982-1987 including with Piotr Rypson and Dick Higgins. Papers relating to August Stramm, poet, including publications on Stramm, papers from the Stramm working seminar, 1973-1974; notes by Adler on Stramm's poetry; photocopies used by Adler when researching Stramm, chiefly relating to World War One, from German archives and the Imperial War Museum. Research notes on topics including Shelling, 1984; eighteenth century literature and science; Paracelsus; love and war poetry; language and Caballa; and romantic science. Adler's PhD thesis 'A study in the chemistry of Goethe's novel Die Wahlverwandtschaften ', University of London, 1977 and correspondence on and photographs of Die Wahlverwandtschaften by Goethe. Copies of figured poems from Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel. Draft copies of Adler's Changing forms of Visual Poetry with related correspondence. Programmes for art and poetry exhibitions and events; personal files of Adler's PhD students, 1980-2002; slides and negatives used for lectures; negatives of visual poems; card indexes and videos.
Adler, Jeremy David, b 1947, poet and Professor of German