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John Hollander (1929–2013)

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John Hollander has edited several Everyman's Library Pocket Poet volumes, including "Robert Frost", "Christmas Poems", "War Poems", "Marriage Poems", "Animal Poems", & "Garden Poems". He is the A. Bartlett Biamatti Professor of English at Yale University, & the author of numerous books of poetry & näytä lisää criticism. He was made a MacArthur Fellow in 1990. (Publisher Provided) John Hollander was born in Manhattan, New York on October 28, 1929. He received a B.A. in 1950 and a master's degree in 1952 from Columbia University and a doctorate in 1959 from Indiana University. He taught at Connecticut College, Hunter College, and Yale University, where he was named Sterling Professor of English in 1995 and retired in 2002. As a young poet, he fell under the influence of W. H. Auden and it was Auden who selected Hollander's first collection of poems, A Crackling of Thorns, for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, which was published it in 1958 with an introduction by Auden. During his lifetime he wrote several collections of poetry including The Night Mirror: Poems, Harp Lake, Tesserae, and A Draft of Light. He also wrote many works of criticism including The Untuning of the Sky: Ideas of Music in English Poetry, 1500-1700, Vision and Resonance, The Gazer's Spirit, and The Work of Poetry. He edited the two-volume collection American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century for the Library of America. He died of pulmonary congestion on August 17, 2013 at the age of 83. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Committed to Memory: 100 Best Poems to Memorize (1996) — Toimittaja — 436 kappaletta
Poetry for Young People: Animal Poems (2004) — Toimittaja — 334 kappaletta
Poems Bewitched and Haunted (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (2005) — Toimittaja — 195 kappaletta
American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century {complete} (1993) — Toimittaja — 169 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Toimittaja — 162 kappaletta
Animal Poems (1994) 157 kappaletta
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (2003) — Toimittaja — 135 kappaletta
War Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (1999) — Toimittaja — 93 kappaletta
The Work of Poetry (1997) 61 kappaletta
Selected Poetry (1993) 46 kappaletta
Poems of Our Moment (1968) 38 kappaletta
Tesserae and Other Poems (1993) 34 kappaletta
THE UNTUNING OF THE SKY (1970) 30 kappaletta
The Oxford anthology of English literature — Toimittaja — 27 kappaletta
Jiggery Pokery (1967) 25 kappaletta
Picture Window: Poems (2003) 22 kappaletta
Harp Lake (1988) 21 kappaletta
A Draft of Light: Poems (2008) 19 kappaletta
Powers of thirteen, poems (1983) 17 kappaletta
Ben Johnson, Laurel Poetry Series (1961) 14 kappaletta
American short stories since 1945 (1968) 14 kappaletta
The Wind and the Rain (1967) — Toimittaja — 14 kappaletta
The night mirror; poems (1971) 12 kappaletta
Figurehead: And Other Poems (1999) 11 kappaletta
Visions from the Ramble (1965) 9 kappaletta
The Quest of the Gole (1966) 6 kappaletta
A Book of Various Owls (1963) 5 kappaletta
Selected Poems (1972) 2 kappaletta
Kinneret 1 kappale
American Poetry 1 kappale
Philomel 1 kappale
Swan and shadow (1969) 1 kappale

Associated Works

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Spoon River antologia (1914) — Johdanto, eräät painokset3,502 kappaletta
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Avustaja — 1,276 kappaletta
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Avustaja, eräät painokset930 kappaletta
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Avustaja — 775 kappaletta
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Avustaja — 766 kappaletta
Complete Stories: 1892–1898 (1996) — Toimittaja — 348 kappaletta
Complete Stories: 1898–1910 (1996) — Toimittaja — 325 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Avustaja — 223 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Avustaja — 208 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2004 (2004) — Avustaja — 202 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1994 (1994) — Avustaja — 172 kappaletta
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta
Selected Poems 1923-1967 (1970) — Kääntäjä — 117 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Avustaja — 102 kappaletta
The State of the Language [1990] (1979) — Avustaja — 87 kappaletta
Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems (2005) — Toimittaja — 72 kappaletta
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta
American Sonnets: An Anthology (2007) — Avustaja — 66 kappaletta
The Yale Younger Poets Anthology (1998) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Partisan Review: The 50th Anniversary Edition (1905) — Avustaja — 32 kappaletta
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
Selected Songs of Thomas Campion (1972) — Johdanto — 16 kappaletta
The Paris Review 167 2003 Fall (2003) — Avustaja — 14 kappaletta
Discovery No. 2 (1953) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
Steinberg at the Smithsonian (1973) — Esipuhe — 8 kappaletta
The Noble Savage 3 (1961) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta

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New York, New York, VS
Branford, Connecticut, USA
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA
Columbia University
literary critic
Trilling, Lionel (teacher)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature, 1979)
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Bollingen Prize (1983)
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Literature ∙ 1963)
Poet Laureate of Connecticut
Frost Medal (2007)
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John Hollander wrote and edited numerous books of poetry and criticism including, Picture Window (Alfred A. Knopf, 2003) and A Crackling of Thorns (Yale University Press, 1958), which was chosen by W. H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. A former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and former poet laureate of Connecticut, he taught at Connecticut College, Hunter College, the CUNY Graduate Center, and Yale, where he was the Sterling Professor emeritus of English. Hollander died on August 17, 2013, at the age of 83.



Good Lord do I hate Walt Whitman. The other reviewer of this volume has been brainwashed. He believes Whitman is any good (let alone the best thing in the volume) because he's been told to believe it. Whitman is trash. Whitman didn't write poetry. Whitman is the worst thing to ever happen to American poetry. Imagine worshipping Whitman and denigrating Longfellow -- Longfellow!
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judeprufrock | 1 muu arvostelu | Jul 4, 2023 |
The Library of America is like an archive of the best America offers in its authors. These are American poets lived in the 1800's.
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poetspirit | Apr 25, 2022 |
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laplantelibrary | Apr 18, 2022 |
I came to this book in a round-about way looking for more info about Edwin Arlington Robinson after confusing him with Edgar Lee Masters. This was one of the few books that carried his work. The collection of poems found here are clever and sharp, mostly highlighting the 20th century. The usual suspects appear: Dorothy Parker, Ogden Nash, Kenneth Koch whose riffs on William Carlos Williams are hilarious. But there are also a few from Robert Frost, E.B. White and W.H. Auden who seem less playful in the works I've read prior to this. The fun part of this is that many of the poems and poets skewer each other and famous people of the time. Cultural and literary references abound showing the writers to have a good pulse on their generation.… (lisätietoja)
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CarrieWuj | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 24, 2020 |



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