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Lewis, Janet

Photo of the poet Janet Lewis

Janet Lewis, 1975

Jose Mercado / Stanford News Service
Department: 
Stanford Community
Oral History Project: 
Faculty Spouses
Pioneering Women
Interviewer: 
Davis, Margo
Interview Year: 
1977
Oral History Type: 
Audio
Transcript

Award-winning poet and writer Janet Lewis speaks about her family background and childhood; the Poetry Club at the University of Chicago; and her husband, Arthur Yvor Winters. She offers reflections on her literary work, motherhood, and life at Stanford during the Great Depression and World War II.

Originally conducted in 1977 as part of Margo Davis's "Some Women in Stanford's History" project, this interview is cross-referenced to the Stanford Pioneering Women Oral History Project.

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