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Louise Glück (1943–2023)

Autor(a) de The Wild Iris

33+ Works 5,203 Membros 79 Críticas 23 Favorited

About the Author

Louise Elizabeth Gluck, 1943 - Louise Gluck was born April 22, 1943 in New York City, New York. She grew up on Long Island and attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, both in New York State. She is best known for her award winning collection entitled "The Wild Iris". After mostrar mais graduation, Gluck began teaching poetry, accepting positions at various colleges and universities. In 1968, her first collection entitled "Firstborn" was published. Seven years later she published "The House on the Marshland", and in 1985, "The Triumph of Achilles" won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. In 1993, she was an editor of The Best American Poetry anthology. Her last appointment was as Senior Lecturer in English at Williams College. Louise Gluck is considered one of the most gifted poets of her generation. Known for her well-crafted use of verse and meter, she first garnered attention with "Firstborn", a collection of poetry from 1968. Full of angry emotion and disturbing tone, her poetry deals with the horrible and painful. In 1985, "The Triumph of Achilles" was released to thunderous applause, gaining awards in every category. It received the National Book Circle Award, the Boston Globe Literary Press Award and the Poetry Society of America's Melville Kane Award. Gluck has received the Bollingen Prize in Poetry, the Lannas Literary Award for Poetry, fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the National Endowments for the Arts. Her collection "Ararat", (1990) received the Rebekah Johnson Bobbett National Prize for Poetry. Other collections include "The Garden" and "The Wild Iris". The "Wild Iris", perhaps her most award winning collection acquired the highest honor possible in 1993, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. It also received the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award In 1994 she was named Poet Laureate of Vermont, and was elected as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2003, she was named Poet Laureat of the United States. She was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Louise Glück

The Wild Iris (1992) 984 exemplares
Averno: Poems (2006) 473 exemplares
Poems 1962-2012 (2012) 434 exemplares
Faithful and Virtuous Night (2014) 379 exemplares
First Four Books Of Poems (1995) 355 exemplares
Meadowlands (1996) 349 exemplares
Vita Nova (1999) 298 exemplares
Ararat (1990) 270 exemplares
The Seven Ages (2001) 250 exemplares
A Village Life (2009) 219 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Editor — 129 exemplares
The Triumph of Achilles (1985) 91 exemplares

Associated Works

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Contribuidor — 1,261 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições917 exemplares
Crush (2005) — Prefácio, algumas edições797 exemplares
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Contribuidor — 751 exemplares
Contemporary American Poetry (1962) — Contribuidor, algumas edições384 exemplares
The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors (1995) — Contribuidor — 248 exemplares
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (1996) — Contribuidor — 239 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Contribuidor — 223 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Contribuidor — 208 exemplares
The Art of Losing (2010) — Contribuidor — 199 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 182 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 174 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2007 (2007) — Contribuidor — 166 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 162 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2008 (2008) — Contribuidor — 135 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010) — Contribuidor — 121 exemplares
Poems from the Women's Movement (2009) — Contribuidor — 107 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2015 (2015) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
Elsewhere, Vol. III (1984) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
Green Squall (Yale Series of Younger Poets) (2006) — Introdução, algumas edições71 exemplares
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology (1999) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Poetry (1962) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2022 (The Best American Poetry series) (2022) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
Frail-Craft (Yale Series of Younger Poets) (2007) — Introdução, algumas edições34 exemplares
Antaeus No. 75/76, Autumn 1994 - The Final Issue (1994) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Modern Women Poets (2005) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Poetry Magazine Vol. 109 No. 6, March 1967 — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Antaeus No. 18, Summer 1975 — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Antaeus No. 23, Autumn 1976 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Glück, Louise
Nome legal
Glück, Louise Elisabeth
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Sarah Lawrence College
Columbia University
professor (English ∙ Yale University)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature, 1996)
Academy of American Poets (Chancellor)
Yale University
Stanford University
Prémios e menções honrosas
Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (2003-2004)
Bollingen Prize (2001)
Lannan Literary Award ( [1999])
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award ( [1981])
Wallace Stevens Award (2008)
Aiken Taylor Award (2010) (mostrar todos 7)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2020)
Steven Barclay Agency

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Louise Glück was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. Her first book of poetry, Firstborn, appeared in 1968. She's considered by many to be one of America's most talented contemporary poets. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993 for her collection The Wild Iris. She teaches at Yale University, where she is the Rosencranz Writer-in-Residence.




Louise Gluck ponnos diante do noso peor nós, e non pasa nada. Salvo que nos damos conta do que somos capaces de pensar e non dicimos. Pode que a súa sexa unha aproximación científica á súa familia, como unha entomóloga que pode diseccionar a quen, como mínimo, observa, e pode que ame. É crear beleza á vez. Unha maravilla.
Orellana_Souto | 2 outras críticas | Apr 4, 2024 |
Poemario bilingüe que comeza coa historia dun amante despreciable e continúa con historias antigas, sobre o tempo a vida e a morte. A sinxeleza da obra de Glück sempre sorprende
Orellana_Souto | 3 outras críticas | Mar 29, 2024 |
seralv04 | 2 outras críticas | Feb 14, 2024 |
Gluck is an amazing conceptual poet. And its here her ideas shine. Gluck tends to be very academic and sometimes inaccessible, however here she bends down the branch for you to pick from. Not every poem was great, and her style is ordinary, but there were a few poems that really shone, and I think they're worth reading and remembering.
Aidan767 | 2 outras críticas | Feb 1, 2024 |



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