Barbara Howes

(b. 1914)

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New York-born poet, reared near Boston, educated at Bennington, where she was influenced by Genevieve Taggard, is married to the poet William Jay Smith. Her own lyrics, often quite formal, appear in The Undersea Farmer (1948), In the Cold Country (1954), Light and Dark (1959), Looking Up at Leaves (1966), The Blue Garden (1972), and A Private Signal (1977).

Subjects: Literature.

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