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Theodore Roethke

(1908—1963)


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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 of his father. It was followed by various volumes, including The Lost Son (1948), Praise to the End (1951), I Am! Says the Lamb (1961; light verse), and The Far Field (1964).

Subjects: Literature.


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