Genevieve Taggard


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born in Washington, reared in Hawaii, graduated from the University of California (1919). Her volumes of poetry include Words for the Chisel (1926), Remembering Vaughan in New England (1933), Calling Western Union (1936), Long View (1942), and Slow Music (1946). She also wrote a study of Emily Dickinson and compiled anthologies of metaphysical poetry and of radical modern verse. She taught English at Mount Holyoke (1929–31) and Sarah Lawrence (1935–48).

Subjects: Literature.

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