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George Dillon

(1906—1968)


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(1906–68),

while an undergraduate at the University of Chicago became an editor of Poetry. The poems in Boy in the Wind (1927), published the year of his graduation, have a soft musical quality. The Flowering Stone (1931), a more vigorous work, won a Pulitzer Prize (1932). His later works are translations, of Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil (1936) with Edna St. Vincent Millay, and of Racine's Three Plays: Andromache, Britannicus, Phædra (1961).

Subjects: Literature.


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