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Marianne Moore

(1887—1972)

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Moore, Marianne

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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For a long time the literary establishment did not know quite what to make of the poems of Marianne Moore. ...

Moore, Marianne

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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(1887–1972), poet, critic, and editor. ...

Born in Kirkwood, Missouri, near St. Louis, at the Presbyterian manse of her

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World Encyclopedia

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Her poetry is considered among the most distinguished US verse of the 20th century, with its wit, irony, and wide-ranging ...

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Anne Stevenson

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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Born in Kirkwood, a suburb of St Louis, Missouri. She was the second child of a father who, failing as ...

Moore, Marianne

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1887–1972), ... American poet, born in St Louis, Missouri, educated at Bryn Mawr College; she grew up in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Her specialization in biology informs the many ... More
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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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graduated from Bryn Mawr (1909), and lived mainly in New York City, where she edited The Dial (...

Moore, Marianne Craig

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US poet and prominent figure in the US avant-garde literary scene of the mid-twentieth century. She received several prizes for her poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (... ... More

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