Connor, Tony

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CONNOR, Tony. (John Anthony Augustus Connor). American (born England), b. 1930. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Translations. Career: Professor of English, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., since 1971 (Visiting Poet and Lecturer, 1968-69). Textile designer, Manchester, 1944-60; Assistant in Liberal Studies, Bolton Technical College, Lancs., 1961-64; Visiting Poet, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1965-68. Publications: POETRY: With Love Somehow: Poems, 1962; Lodgers: Poems, 1965; (with A. Clarke and C. Tomlinson) Poems: A Selection, 1964; 12 Secret Poems, 1965; Kon in Springtime: Poems, 1968; In the Happy Valley: Poems, 1971; The Memoirs of Uncle Harry, 1974; Seven Last Poems from the Memoirs of Uncle Harry, 1974; New and Selected Poems, 1982; Metamorphic Adventures (poems), 1996. PLAYS: Billy's Wonderful Kettle, 1971; I Am Real and So Are You, A Visit from the Family, and Crewe Station at 2 A.M., 1971; The Last of the Feinsteins, 1973; Dr. Crankenheim's Mixed-up Monster (play), 1974; David's Violin, 1976; Explorations, 1982. OTHER: (trans. with G. Gomori) Love of the Scorching Wind, by L. Nagy, 1973; Twelve Villanelles, 1977; Spirits of the Place, 1986. Address: 44 Brainerd Ave, Middletown, CT 06457, U.S.A.