Carol Berge Papers, 1970-1984
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IX. Prose. [series]: (463 items.)   
Scope: Consists of published and unpublished prose pieces groupedinto 4 subseries: Fiction, Non-fiction, Prose for performance, and Miscellaneousprose pieces.


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IX. 1. Fiction. (167 items.)   
Scope: Consists of drafts of fictional pieces by Berge,arranged alphabetically by title. Works held at the end of the entire collectionin Box 81 are indicated in the individual entries.


 
After you left. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
All bets are placed. 1979: November. (Ts, Ts(x), Ts(cb). 5 drafts, 5p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
All settled. (Ts. 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
And in the cities, a park every ten blocks, this park (fl). (Auto. 1p.)
 
The argument. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Arrivals. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
The art couple. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
At home here. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 6p.)
 
At the bottom of the valley beneath this balcony, the air is (f.l.). (Ts(cb). 8p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
At the laundromat. 1967: July. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 5 drafts, 7p.)
 
Bach, that magnificent cat, speaks near Christmas. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
The beginning of the story. 1979: July. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Birth day. (Ts. 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Brooke Shields mandate, or a Ellay layover. 1980: July. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x), Ts(cb). 5 drafts, 9p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
The buddy system. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Camps (fl). (Ts. 1p.)
 
Charge. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
The cheerful official at the institution. 1968: January7. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
A city story. 1966: September 30. (Ts(x). 13p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
A collage of changes. (Ts(x). 2 drafts, 6p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Companion piece. 1983. (Ts(cb). 5p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Contour lines. 1975: June. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 7 drafts, 48p. published in Edgeworks III.)
 
Contour lines. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 30p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Coordinated rhythm system. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
A cover for every saucepan, and sometimes two. 1975. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 3 drafts, 7p.)
 
A cover for every saucepan, and sometimes two. 1975. (Ts, Ts(x), Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 3p. published in Attaboy.)
 
Creature comforts. (Ts. 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Cross-country sci-fi. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Crystal, jade, velvet and blood: a woman's story (Calif.). 1979:September. (Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 11 drafts, 11p. housed in Box 81, fol. 707..)
 
Dialogue. 1980: June. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Distortion. (Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 41p.)
 
Double bind. (Ts. 8p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
East is west. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 9p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
East of the mountains, by not easy enough. (Ts(cb), Auto. 2 drafts, 8p.)
 
Fat chance, or an ethos of melancholy, II. 1980: October. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 12p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Fierce meat energy maunderings. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Fierce meat energy maunderings. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Fierce metronome. 1980: October. (Auto, Ts, Ts(cb). 8 drafts, 15p. alternately titled What the hell; housed in Box 81, fol. 708.)
 
Food and Love. (Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x), Auto. 36 drafts, 85p.)
 
Food and love. 1975. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 41p. one draft labelled original as published in Minnesota Review housed in Box 81,. fol. 708.)
 
For S.M.K.: the women speak (a prose-poem). (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
General notes. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
The gifted. (Ts, Auto, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 7p.)
 
Giving evidence. (Auto, Ts. 2 drafts, 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Grey song. 1981: August. (Ts(x). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Ground round. 1980: October. (Ts(cb), Ts(x). 4 drafts, 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Guess what. 1978: June. (Ts(x). 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Hanging tough. (Ts(cb). 21p.)
 
Hanging tough. (Ts(x). 19p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Hesitation step. (Ts(cb). 3p.)
 
How the life goes, these days. (Auto. 13p.)
 
In her dream, she has 3 (fl). (Auto. 18p.)
 
The insect-women. (Ts(cb). 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Jeopardy. 1975. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 4p.)
 
Joyous lake. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Late afternoon sunlight. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 9p.)
 
A little story. (Ts. 2p.)
 
London notes. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The man with the tingle-line syndrome. 1975. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
The man with the tingle-time syndrome. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 5p.)
 
A matter of time. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 18p.)
 
Me, turning around. (Ts. 6p.)
 
Measles. (Ts. 6p.)
 
Mixed blessings. 1979: September. (Ts(cb). Ts(x). 5 drafts, 9p. housed in Box 81, fol. 708..)
 
Musings. 1981: January. (Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 7 drafts, 7p. Alternately titled The three muses; housed in Box 81, fol. 709.)
 
My husband. (Ts(x). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
My husband, continued. (Ts. 1p.)
 
My husband, continued. 1978. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p. written under pseudonym Alice Clark; housed in Box 81, fol. 709.)
 
The neighbors: Hannah and the King, Ruby, the Chicken Lady andall the others. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 10p. published in For Now.)
 
The New York week. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Notes on fear. 1974: April. (Ts(x). 5p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
On the way from someplace to somewhere else. (Ts. light revision. 7p.)
 
Once there was a beautiful where lived a (fl). 1974:July. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Open heart surgery. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 3 drafts, 17p.)
 
A passion play: Easter. 1980: April 6. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
The playground as proving ground. (Ts, Auto. 20p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
The pull. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
The receptive. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Remembrance of things to come. 1972. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 2 drafts, 29p.)
 
Return. (Ts(x). 2p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
Rooms. (Ts(x). 17p. labelled from the novel The arch of desire; housed in Box 81, fol. 709.)
 
She was alread in over her (fl). (Auto. 9p.)
 
Silence. 1981. (Ts(cb), Ts(x). 8 drafts, 8p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
Silver poet screen. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 8 drafts, 14p.)
 
Silver poet screen. (Ts(cb), Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
Slice of love. (Ts. 26p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
The sound of the dogs barking is all that disturbs the calm night(fl). (Ts. 1p. marked Draft T.)
 
Such nice people. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 3 drafts, 22p.)
 
Sure my neuroses hurt, but this is Paris and with any background,it (fl). (Ts. 25p.)
 
They remet at lunch on Madison Avenue many years after they (fl). (Ts. 1p.)
 
Timepiece (Michigan). (Ts. 1p.)
 
[title]. (Ts(cb). 4p.)
 
To Vincent--a letter. 1969/6-1970/2. (Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 6p.)
 
The two ideas seemed to relate. Early in the winter, the wholealleyway (fl). (Ts(cb), Auto. 2 drafts, 10p.)
 
Wanted. (Ts(x). 1p. Style [story] by Berge, on verso; housed in Box 81, fol. 709.)
 
What is the criticism implied in this meeting? What is the particular(fl). (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Women as aunts. (Auto. 8p.)
 
Works-in-progress. 1975: July. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 5p.)
 
The world of small planes. (Ts(x). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
 
Write it in beatnik, stream, general-descriptive, narrative, inimitable(fl). (Ts, Auto. 8p.)
 
You be the judge. 1981: August. (Ts(cb). 13p. housed in Box 81, fol. 709..)
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IX. 2. Non-fiction. (114 items.)   
Scope: Consists of titled and untitled non-fictionalprose, untitled prose filed at the end of the subseries in fol 582.


 
50 year event. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
About Levy. [1971]: [ca. June]. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p. galley proof, article written for The Serif see TLS to Berge from Alex Gildzen, 1971:June 7, filed in Ser I.2.a.)
 
[Allen Katzman]. 1970. (Ts(cb). 15p. Includes review of The immaculate, by Allen Katzman; housed in Box 81, fol. 710.)
 
Article on being (a writer). (Auto. 1p.)
 
Berge on Gardner. (Auto, Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 12 drafts, 36p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
A biography not yet told .[essay] (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 6p. biographical essay on Berge.)
 
[Bobbie Louise Hawkins]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 11 drafts, 37p. review of Almost everything, by Hawkins.)
 
Catalytic teaching: a sketch, toward discussion. (Ts(cb), Ts(x), Ts(mim), Ts. 12 drafts, 53p. Enc.: clipping.)
 
Dialogue without words: the work of Harry Smith. (Ts(cb), Auto. none to moderate revision. 4 drafts, 29p. Enc.: photocopy of clipping.)
 
A discussion of the new poetry--on David Ossman's program TheSullen Art (WBAI). (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 4p.)
 
[East Village poetry scene]. (Ts(cb). 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
The eighties--in response to SPR's queries. [1980]. (Ts(cb). 1p. Enc.: advertisement from Small Press review b.)
 
Energy visions: the art of Carolee Schneemann. [1977]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 4 drafts, 19p. 1 draft filed in Ser I.2.a with letter to Carolee Schneeman, 1977:June.)
 
Excerpt from a letter (to J. Bloedow in New York, May30, 1962). 1962: May 30. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p. Enc.: galley proof.)
 
An eye for an I--poems by Harriet Zinnes. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
[Fielding Dawson]. 1970: July. (Ts(cb). 2p. Includes review of Open road, by Dawson; housed in Box 81, fol. 710.)
 
Fire & wood--Sam's story. (Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 26p. filed in Ser I.1.b.)
 
For: Ellen Farber--on Fiction, its current & futureshape. [1977]. (Ts(cb). 1p. Enc.: 2 advertisements from Small Press Review.)
 
[Howard McCord]. (Ts(cb), Auto, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Howard Moss. (Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 5p. Enc.: TS(cb) letter to Howard Moss; article printed in Contemporary Poets of the English Language.)
 
[Hubert Selby, Jr.]. 1966: February. (Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 5 drafts, 10p. Includes review of Last exit to Brookly by Selby; housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
An informal chronograph of some New York poets, 1960-1965. (Ts(x). 7p.)
 
Intro to Frank's book. (Auto. 1p.)
 
[Introduction for Carol Berge]. (Ts(cb), Ts(x). 2 drafts, 14p. introduction written by Berge, portions taken from an interview.)
 
Isabella Gardner. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 21p. Enc.: AN by Berge; article published in Contemporary Poets of the English Language.)
 
Jacket copy for a mythical poetress. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 4p.)
 
[Jackson MacLow]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
James Mechem: The gentylle & parfait knight. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 11p. Enc.: galley proofs and AN by Berge.)
 
[Jane Creighton]. (Ts. 1p. Includes review of Ceres in an open field, by Creighton; housed in Box 81, fol. 710.)
 
Jonathon Baumbach. (Ts, Auto. 2p. Donald Barthelme [prose piece] on verso.)
 
A joyous place. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 4p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
LeRoi Jones. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 10p. article published in Contemporary Poets of the English Language.)
 
Marca-Relli, a specific instance. 1965/9-1966/2. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
Marketing The Creative Writer's SurvivalManual. (Ts(cb). light revision. 1p.)
 
Marlatt. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Michael McClure. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 8 drafts, 17p.)
 
Mirror-writing(s) .[prose] (Ts(x). 2 drafts, 6p. written for The Woodstock Times, filed in Ser I.1.b.)
 
Moving on center. (Ts(x), Ts(cb), Auto. 6 drafts, 20p. Enc.: AN by Berge.)
 
Myths at the Kleimet Gallery. (Auto, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Occupational sci-fi. (Ts, Ts(cb). 4 drafts, 5p.)
 
On loving. on letting go.... (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Opening number 3: Pole Night by IanHamilton Finlay and Poor Old Tired House: 17by Robert Lax and Emil Antonucci .[review] (Ts, Ts (cb). 3 drafts, 9p. book review for Aylesford Review.)
 
People in motion. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 6 drafts, 16p. originally titled Notes from a pulse center; enc.: AN by Berge and Ts(x) program for Theatre Genesis production.)
 
Pericardial poetry: the works of Jackson MacLow .[essay] (Ts. 4p. filed in Ser I.1 with letter to MacLow, [n.d.].)
 
Perspective: a discussion. 1971: August. (Ts(cb). 4p.)
 
A propos, the opportunities: the fiction of Jackson MacLow .[essay] (Ts. 10p. filed in Ser I.1 with letter to MacLow, [n.d.].)
 
[Review of Kissing the dancer, by Robert Sward]. 1964:February 21. (Ts(cb). 2p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Review of Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby, Jr .[review] (Ts. 2p.)
 
A review of some modern music. (Ts(cb), Auto. 5 drafts, 32p. includes 2 drafts of As introduction: a description [introduction to Berge's article] by Philip Corner and Words for the sound of Philip Corner's Oracle: November 1964.)
 
Review of some modern poetry. 1966: March. (Ts(cb). 3p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
[review of some poetry collections]. (Ts. 7p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Review of The Floor Keeps Turning byShirley Kaufman [review]. [1970]. (Ts(cb), Auto. 2 drafts, 4p. printed in Kayak 23 (1970).)
 
A review of the following small books. (Ts(cb). 3p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Review of The Immaculate by AllenKatzman .[review] (Ts. 13p.)
 
Reviews of October by Margaret Randalland Primera Cancion Del Exilado (TheExile's First Song) by Miguel Donosu Pareja .[review] (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Statement of candidacy, BD of directors/editorial board. (Ts(cb). 1p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Talking about some modern music. 1966:January. (Ts(cb). 2p. for Aylesford Review.)
 
[Taste]. (Ts. 2p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
A true appraisal, with references. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
Viewpoint and perspective. (Auto, Ts, Ts(cb), Ts(x). 6 drafts, 21p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
What I learned in EST--for jjs (Live of the poets). (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
[Why I write poetry]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(cb). 3 drafts, 5p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
[Women in culture]. (Auto, Ts. 4 drafts, 13p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
 
Woodstock: both ways now. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 9p. housed in Box 81, fol. 710..)
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IX. 3. Prose for Performance. (20 items.)   
Scope: Consists of manuscripts intended for performance plays, happenings.


 
The auction at the park. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 9p. outline for play.)
 
Jacajurismetics. 1967: May 11. (Ts, Ts(cb). 9p. Consists of script and directions for Jacajurismetics, a reading/happening performed by Berge, Jackson MacLow, Iris and Emmet Williams and Judson Yalkut in Utica, NY, 1967: May 11.)
 
Living and loving. (Ts, Ts(cb), Auto. 4 drafts, 5p. outline for play.)
 
Love action of the arts and the sexes. 1965: February. (Ts. 1p. happening.)
 
Maunder. (Ts(cb), Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Playing (or the seventh room). (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 11p.)
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IX. 4. Miscellaneous Prose. (162 items.)   
Scope: Consists of notes, fragments and diaryentries by Berge.