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Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

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Born in St. Louis, the "first lady of American poetry," Marianne Moore, graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1909. In 1918 she moved to New York City with her mother, remaining there for the rest of her life. She became a well-known character in her Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, easily recognizable näytä lisää in a large black hat and rather eccentric style. In 1921 a few of her friends pirated her work and published it under the title Poems. On her seventy-fifth birthday, November 15, 1962, she was honored by the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and in a special interview for the N.Y. Times, she spoke of her feelings concerning the treatment of poetry: "I'm very doubtful about scholasticizing poetry," she said. "I feel very strongly that poetry should not be an assignment but a joy." Five years later she said: "I wonder that I can bear myself to be in a world where they don't outlaw war." In 1967 Moore received both the MacDowell Medal and a Gold Medal. Mayor John Lindsay of New York City hailed her as "truly the poet laureate of New York City." The famed Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia has a collection devoted to her work and a detailed replica of a room in her Brooklyn home. Moore brought to her work a prodigious knowledge and passionate interest in many diverse fields, including the arts, natural history, and public affairs. Her use of the images and language of these fields in her poetry enabled her to offset traditional poetic tones with the cadences of prose rhetoric and everyday speech. This talent, coupled with her precision and intricate metrics, make her one of the leading modernist poets. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Image credit: Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
Photographed by George Platt Lynes, circa 1935
(Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division,
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-101955)

Tekijän teokset

Complete Poems (1967) 917 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
Eläintarinoita (1668) 490 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
The Poems of Marianne Moore (2003) 234 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Collected Poems (1951) 109 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore (1997) 100 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
A Marianne Moore Reader (1961) 75 kappaletta
New collected poems (2017) 72 kappaletta
Observations: Poems (1924) 60 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Selected Poems (1935) 41 kappaletta
O to be a dragon (1957) 33 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Like a bulwark (1956) 19 kappaletta
Predilections (1955) 15 kappaletta
Nevertheless (1944) 15 kappaletta
What Are Years 11 kappaletta
Fairy Tales (2019) 9 kappaletta
Le poesie (1991) 8 kappaletta
Poems (2010) 6 kappaletta
Een veldmuis in Versailles (1968) 4 kappaletta
Poesía reunida : (1915-1951) (1996) 3 kappaletta
Poetry [poem] 3 kappaletta
Homage to Henry James (1971) 3 kappaletta
Idiosyncrasy & Technique (1958) 2 kappaletta
The absentee 1 kappale
Complete Prose 1 kappale
A talisman 1 kappale
Riverside poetry 3 — Toimittaja — 1 kappale
Marriage 1 kappale
Tipoo's tiger 1 kappale
The Student 1 kappale
The Fish [poem] 1 kappale
W. S. Landor 1 kappale

Associated Works

Fables (1668) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset1,889 kappaletta, 17 arvostelua
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Avustaja — 1,275 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Robert Frost (2004) — Avustaja — 1,066 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Avustaja, eräät painokset935 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
Rock Crystal (1945) — Kääntäjä, eräät painokset503 kappaletta, 19 arvostelua
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Avustaja — 452 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (1954) — Avustaja, eräät painokset450 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (1992) — Avustaja — 394 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Avustaja — 339 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Penguin Book of Women Poets (1978) — Avustaja — 299 kappaletta
The Best of Modern Humor (1983) — Avustaja — 293 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (1936) — Avustaja, eräät painokset291 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Avustaja — 284 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Art of Losing (2010) — Avustaja — 206 kappaletta, 21 arvostelua
Imagist Poetry (Penguin Modern Classics) (1972) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (2008) — Avustaja — 157 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Faber Book of Beasts (1997) — Avustaja — 141 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Poets of World War II (2003) — Avustaja — 135 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (1929) — Avustaja — 130 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (1973) — Avustaja — 124 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (1996) — Avustaja — 120 kappaletta
The Imagist Poem (1963) — Avustaja, eräät painokset102 kappaletta
Twentieth-Century American Poetry (1944) — Avustaja — 100 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (Expanded 10th-Anniversary Edition) (2008) — Avustaja — 94 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Poet's Work: 29 Poets on the Origins and Practice of Their Art (1979) — Avustaja — 89 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology (1990) — Avustaja — 63 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Vintage Book of American Women Writers (2011) — Avustaja — 57 kappaletta
Lament for the Makers: A Memorial Anthology (1996) — Avustaja — 52 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Great Baseball Stories (1979) — Avustaja — 47 kappaletta
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
William Carlos Williams: A Collection of Critical Essays (1966) — Avustaja, eräät painokset22 kappaletta
Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology (2014) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Poetry in Crystal (1963) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Modern Women Poets (2005) — Avustaja — 13 kappaletta
Gender in Modernism: New Geographies, Complex Intersections (2007) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Alfabet op de rug gezien (1995) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
Perspectives on poetry (1968) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta
Life and letters today, Spring 1937 (1937) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
The Best of American Poetry [Audio] (1997) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

Merkitty avainsanalla


Kirkwood, Missouri, USA
New York, New York, USA
New York, New York, USA
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA
Bryn Mawr College
Carlisle Indian School
New York Public Library
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Helen Haire Levinson Prize (1933)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1962)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Marianne Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri, near St. Louis, in the manse of the Presbyterian church where her maternal grandfather, John Riddle Warner, served as pastor. Her father, John Milton Moore, suffered a psychotic episode before she was born, and her parents separated at that time; Moore never met him. She and her elder brother were raised by their mother, Mary Warner Moore in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. In 1909, she earned a BA in biology from Bryn Mawr College, and her early poems were first published in the college’s literary magazines. After graduation, Moore studied at Carlisle Commercial College and taught at the U.S. Indian School there. Moore and her mother, who were devoted to each other, moved to New York City in 1918 and Moore began working at the New York Public Library in 1921. Her first book Poems was published in London in 1921. From 1925 to 1929, she was the editor of the influential literary magazine
The Dial, a role that expanded her circle of literary acquaintances and introduced her work to a more international audience. She was particularly fond of animals and much of her imagery was drawn from the natural world. Her Collected Poems (1951) won both the Pulitzer Prize in poetry and the National Book Award, and in 1953 she was awarded the Bollingen Prize. Her prose works included Predilections (1955), a volume of literary criticism, and Idiosyncrasy and Technique: Two Lectures (1958). Her many honors and awards included the Poetry Society of America's Gold Medal for Distinguished Development and the National Medal for Literature.



Marianne Moore, Legacy Libraries (maaliskuu 2018)


I actually prefer the versions of "Marriage" and "An Octopus" that appear in her oft-dismissed "Complete Poems." The highlight of this volume, for me, is the subject index. Even more than the notes, the subject index is a fascinating key to interpretation. I kept thinking of Nabokov's use of notes and index in "Pale Fire."
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gtross | Sep 4, 2022 |
Strangely disappointing. The flap text quotes T.S. Eliot as having written, "One of the books which obviously must in the fullness of time be published [...] will be the Letters of Marianne Moore." Since this volume includes only a few, very short letters from her to him, it's almost impossible to know what he was thinking when he wrote that assessment. I would have preferred a volume combining her prose with a handful of the best letters here.
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gtross | Aug 15, 2022 |
There are those who will talk for an hour
without telling you why they have
come. And I? This is no madrigal--

Moore features prominently in the biography of Pound I am presently embroiled in with my friends. She was but a name, I knew nothing further, which is the case for most poets. The disparate contexts in this collection all appear to unshackle memory and lament time's insistence. This occurs from discussing the Brooklyn Dodgers as well as the failures of idealism at Jamestown. The language appears precious, lovingly chosen and placed.… (lisätietoja)
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jonfaith | Feb 22, 2019 |



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