Spingarn, Lawrence (Perreira)

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SPINGARN, Lawrence (Perreira)

SPINGARN, Lawrence (Perreira). American, b. 1917. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., special assistant, Hispanic Desk, 1941-43; Pomona College, instructor in English, 1948-49; UCLA, lecturer, 1954-57; Los Angeles Valley College, professor, 1959-85; Perivale Press, director, 1968-. Publications: Rococo Summer and Other Poems, 1947; The Lost River, 1951; Letters from Exile, 1961; Madame Bidet and Other Fixtures, 1968; Freeway Problems-and Others, 1970; (ed.) Poets West, 1975; The Blue Door, 1977; The Dark Playground: Poems, 1979; The Belvedere: A Tale, 1982; Moral Tales, 1983; Journey to the Interior (stories), 1992; Elegy for Amelia (stories), 1994. Died 2001.