Jean Starr Untermeyer


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(1886–1970), a poet known for Steep Ascent (1927) and other volumes, marked by a simple austerity that has been termed “classically Hebraic.” Her poems are collected in Love and Need (1940). Private Collection (1965) is an autobiography. She was married to Louis Untermeyer.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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