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Sep

James Wright Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de September de 2014 a las 05:02 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet James Wright came to prominence in 1956 with The Green Wall, a volume of poems which was awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize. He has been called: Wright was born December 13th 1927 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to a glass factory worker father and a laundry worker mother. His graduation from […]

5
Sep

Hermann Hesse Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de September de 2014 a las 04:58 am

Nobel Prize winner Hermann Hesse was born July 2nd 1877 in Calw, Southern Germany. He was raised in a pietist family; pietism having its origins in the Lutheran Church of Germany and its philosophy was utter devotion to God above all others and respect for family. Throughout his life he tried to rebel against his […]

4
Sep

Charlotte Brontë Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de September de 2014 a las 06:33 am

Charlotte Brontë, one of the greatest English writers of the Victorian period, was described uncharitably as ‘a little, plain, provincial, sickly-looking old maid, which was not strictly true. Whilst her health undoubtedly suffered in adulthood she conformed to the fashionable attractiveness of the era and, far from being an old maid, did marry. She is […]

4
Sep

Richard Wilbur Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de September de 2014 a las 06:19 am

Richard Wilbur has had a long and interesting writing and teaching career which actually began when he had his first poem published in a magazine in 1929, when only 8 years old. Since then he has published a good number of collections of poetry for which he has won countless honours and awards. He also […]

3
Sep

Marianne Moore Poems

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 3 de September de 2014 a las 05:38 am

Marianne Moore was an accomplished American writer who, throughout her long life, had the advantage of being popular amongst her readers but was also revered by her writing contemporaries and the literary critics.  Her technical ability with the language was often noted; while sometimes her poetry did not scan in a conventional sort of way […]