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James Dickey

(1923—1997)

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Brewster Ghiselin

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1903–2001 ),

was born in Webster Groves, Missouri, and for most of his life worked as a teacher of English at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, where from 1971 ...

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Frank Stanford

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(1948 –78),

was born in Mississippi and raised by adoptive parents in Memphis and north central Arkansas. After his stepfather died in 1963, Stanford was sent to a Benedictine...

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Henry Taylor

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(1942–),

poet born in Virginia and educated at its state university, has long been a professor at the University of Washington (1971– ). His first book of poetry, The Horse ...

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Howard Moss

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1922–1987),

New York City poet and poetry editor of The New Yorker (1948–87), whose graceful lyrics have been collected in The Wound and the Weather (1946), The Toy Fair (1954), A...

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James Wright

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(1927–80),

Ohio-born poet, graduated from Kenyon College, received a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, and from 1966 on taught at Hunter College. His first book, The Green...

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Joyce Carol Oates

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

American novelist, short‐story writer, poet, and critic, born in Lockport, New York, educated at Syracuse University and the University of Wisconsin. A former professor...

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Kenyon Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1939–70, 1979–),

quarterly journal edited to 1959 by J. C. Ransom from Kenyon College, Ohio. It included many former contributors to The Southern Review, carrying on its program...

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New Poets of England and America

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Was an influential and popular anthology published by Meridian Books in 1957, going through ten printings in the next decade. Jointly edited by American poets Donald Hall, Robert Pack, and...

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Sixties

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A magazine founded in 1958 by Robert Bly and William Duffy; after 1962 it was edited by Bly alone. For the first two years (three issues) of its existence, the ...

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Theodore Roethke

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(1908–63),

American poet. His first book of poems, Open House (1941), displays characteristic imagery of vegetable growth and decay, rooted in childhood memories of the greenhouses...

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