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Marianne Moore

(1887—1972)

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Amy Clampitt

Amy Clampitt  

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(1920–1994) American poetThe Kingfisher (1983) PoetryWhat the Light Was Like (1985) PoetryArchaic Figure (1987) PoetryWestward (1990) PoetryA Silence Opens (1994) PoetryThe Kingfisher (1983) ...
Botteghe oscure

Botteghe oscure  

A review edited in Rome by Marguerite Caetani (1949–60), which established itself as a leading international periodical. The contributors, who included Dylan Thomas, W. H. Auden, Saul Bellow, Günter ...
Brad Leithauser

Brad Leithauser  

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(1953– ),American poet, born in Detroit, Michigan, educated at Harvard, obtaining a doctorate in jurisprudence in 1980. From 1980 to 1983 he was a research fellow at Kyoto Comparative Law ...
Carol Muske

Carol Muske  

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(1945– ),lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, actor David Dukes, and daughter. Los Angeles figures in Muske's work as a trope for the seduction of appearances; reality crosses ...
Charles Tomlinson

Charles Tomlinson  

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(1927– ),poet and artist. His aspirations as a painter are reflected in the visual qualities of his verse. His volumes of verse include Relations and Contraries (1951), Seeing is Believing (US 1958; ...
Dial

Dial  

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(1880–1929),monthly journal of literary criticism, was founded at Chicago as a conservative review. In 1892 it became a fortnightly, continuing the original policy until 1918, when it was moved to ...
Donald Hall

Donald Hall  

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(1928–),Connecticut-born poet, educated at Harvard and Oxford, where his “Exiles” won the Newdigate Prize (1952). He was a professor at Michigan (1957–77). His early poetry in Exiles and Marriages ...
Edna St Vincent Millay

Edna St Vincent Millay  

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(1892–1950),American poet. A Few Figs from Thistles (1920) established her persona as a reckless, romantic, cynical, ‘naughty’ New Woman with such poems as ‘The Penitent’ and ‘My Candle Burns at Both ...
Egoist

Egoist  

(1914–19),originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review, founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden. It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from being a feminist paper ...
Elinor Wylie

Elinor Wylie  

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(1885–1928),born in New Jersey, published her first collection of poems in England, the anonymous, privately issued Incidental Numbers (1912). Her brilliant though brief literary career began with ...
Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop  

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(1911–1979)US poet whose brilliant and often witty verse belied her troubled life as ‘the loneliest person who ever lived’.Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Bishop was effectively orphaned in infancy ...
Grace Schulman

Grace Schulman  

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(1935– ),was born Grace Waldman in New York City, the only child of a Polish-Jewish immigrant father and a seventh-generation American mother. In 1959 she married Jerome L. Schulman, a ...
Guy Davenport

Guy Davenport  

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(1927–2005)American writer, painter, and translator, born in South Carolina. His best‐known essay collection is The Geography of the Imagination (1981), and he also published several volumes of ...
Harriet Monroe

Harriet Monroe  

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(1860–1936),Chicago poet and editor, first attained notice with her Columbian Ode (1892, published 1893), written in celebration of the World's Columbian Exposition in her native city. Besides ...
Harriet Shaw Weaver

Harriet Shaw Weaver  

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(1876–1961),editor, publisher and benefactor, born in Cheshire. As editor of the Egoist, she saw Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man through serial publication (1914–15); when Joyce could ...
Hilda Doolittle

Hilda Doolittle  

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(1886–1961),American poet, who wrote as ‘H.D.’, followed her friend Pound to Europe, where both became leading members of the Imagist movement (see Imagism). She married Aldington in 1913, but the ...
Imagism

Imagism  

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A movement of English and American poets in revolt from Romanticism, which flourished c. 1910–17, and derived in part from the aesthetic philosophy of T. E. Hulme. Its first anthology, Des Imagistes ...
Jean de la Fontaine

Jean de la Fontaine  

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(1621–1695) French poet and fabulistFables [Fables choisies, mises en vers; volume ii, 1679–94] (1668) PoetryFables [Fables choisies, mises en vers; volume ii, 1679–94] (1668) Poetry
Jean Garrigue

Jean Garrigue  

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(1914–72),Indiana-born poet, educated at the University of Chicago, published her poetry in The Ego and the Centaur (1947), The Monument Rose (1953), A Water Walk by Villa d'Este (1959), Country ...

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