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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mark Albert Van Doren  

Pen Name: Mark Van Doren



Died: December 10, 1972

-- Mark Van Doren on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Van Doren was born in Hope, Illinois. In 1900 his father moved his 5 sons to Urbana. Mark recieved his A. B. degree from the University of Illinois in 1914.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mark Van Doren began his career as an instructor at Columbia University in New York in 1934 and worked there until 1959.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Nobody Say a Word and Other Stories

Holt. 1954

Home With Hazel, and Other Stories

Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1957

Somebody Came

Harlin Quist. 1966

Mark Van Doren: Three Plays
ISBN: 0809096005

Hill & Wang Pub. 1966


That shining place;: New poems
ISBN: 0809092328

Hill and Wang. 1969

Good morning: last poems
ISBN: 0809050641

Hill and Wang. 1973

This is the last book of lyrics prepared for publication by Mark Van Doren. They have eay power that is startling.

Collected poems, 1922-1938 (Living masters of music)
ISBN: B00085HE8I

H. Holt and company. 1939