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Marianne Moore

(1887—1972)


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(1887–1972),

American poet, was editor (1925–9) of the Dial. Her first volume, Poems (1921), was followed by Observations (1924), Selected Poems (1935), The Pangolin, and Other Verse (1936), and Collected Poems (1951). Her tone is characteristically urbane, sophisticated, and conversational, her observations detailed and precise, and her poems are composed for the page with a strong sense of visual effect.

Subjects: Literature.


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