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Richard Wilbur

(b. 1921)


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(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.


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