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Allen R. Grossman (1932–2014)

Autor(a) de The Ether Dome and Other Poems (1979-1991)

17+ Works 207 Membros 1 Review

About the Author

Allen Grossman was born in 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a B.A. and a M.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University. He taught at Brandeis University for 35 years before moving to Johns Hopkins University, where he taught from 1991 until his retirement in 2006. His mostrar mais collections of poetry include The Ether Dome and Descartes' Loneliness. He received numerous awards during his lifetime including three Pushcart Prizes, the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry, the Sara Teasdale Memorial Prize in Poetry of Wellesley College, the Sheaffer-PEN/Nex England Award for Literary Distinction, and Yale University's Bollingen Prize. He died of complications from Alzheimer's on June 27, 2014 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Associated Works

The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Contribuidor — 223 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 161 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Contribuidor — 160 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Contribuidor — 128 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuidor — 68 exemplares
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares

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This is a theoretical text, so it's not really fun reading for the most part, but it's brilliant and highly perceptive work from two men who have thought carefully and systematically about the art of poetry. Grossman's Summa Lyrica is the second of the two works contained in the book, and I consider it a really important text because it seeks to undertake an examination and justification for the project of lyric poetry, with consideration of historical antecedent and contemporary concerns. A really valuable and highly learned work if you are studying poetry or want to write lyric poetry.… (mais)
 
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Obras
17
Also by
8
Membros
207
Popularidade
#106,920
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
1
ISBN
20

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