Richard Wilbur

(b. 1921)

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1921– ),

American poet and translator. His elegant, urbane, and witty poetry appears in several collections, including Ceremony (1950), Things of This World (1957, Pulitzer Prize), New and Collected Poems (1989, Pulitzer Prize), and Collected Poems, 1943–2004 (2004). He has also translated plays by Molière into English verse.

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.