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Archibald MacLeish

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1892–1982),

American poet and dramatist. He was one of the American expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, and was strongly influenced by Pound and T. S. Eliot. His volumes of verse...

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MacLeish, Archibald

David Barber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 2272 words.

MacLeish, Archibald (07 May 1892–20 April 1982), poet and playwright, was born in Glencoe, Illinois, the son of Andrew MacLeish, a prosperous dry-goods merchant, and Martha Hillard...

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Archibald MacLeish

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1892–1982),

American poet and dramatist. He was one of the American expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, and was strongly influenced by Pound and T. S. Eliot. His volumes of verse...

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MacLeish, Archibald

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 531 words.

Born 7 May 1892; s of Andrew MacLeish and Martha Hillard; m 1916, Ada Hitchcock; one s one d (and two s decd); died 20 April 1982...

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892–1982)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 229 words.

Towers of Ivory (1917) Poetry

The Happy Marriage (1924) Poetry

The Pot of Earth (1925...

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Archibald MacLeish (18921982)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats,

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 38 words.

A poem should not meanBut be.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should not mean but be

poem should not mean

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 82 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892–1982)

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 705 words.

graduated from Yale (1915), served in World War I, and received his LL.B. from Harvard (1919), after which he practiced law. His poetic career falls into three principal divisions. The...

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892–1982)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 109 words.

American poet and dramatist; he was one of the American expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, and was strongly influenced by ...

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892–1982)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 194 words.

born in Illinois and educated at Yale and Harvard universities. He was one of the American expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, and was strongly influenced by ...

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892 –1982)

Nicholas Everett.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 548 words.

(1892 –1982),

was born and brought up in Glencoe, Illinois. He graduated from Yale in 1915 and—having married

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 15 words.

A poem should not mean But be.

Ars Poetica, 1926

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MacLeish, Archibald (1892–1982)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 172 words.

Towers of Ivory (1917) Poetry The Happy Marriage (1924) Poetry The Pot of Earth (1925

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 82 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 82 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

A Poem should be palpable and muteAs a globed fruit.

‘Ars Poetica’ (1926)

poem should be palpable

poem should

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