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Mark Strand was born on April 11, 1934 in Summerside on Prince Edward Island in Canada. Since his father's job resulted in many transfers, he spent his childhood in Cleveland, Halifax, Montreal, New York and Philadelphia and his teenage years in Colombia, Mexico and Peru. He received a bachelor's mostrar mais degree at Antioch College in Ohio in 1957, a bachelor of fine arts in painting from Yale University School of Art and Architecture in 1959, and a master of fine arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1962. He studied 19th-century Italian poetry in Florence on a Fulbright Grant from 1960-1961. His first poetry collection, Sleeping with One Eye Open, was published in 1964. His other works included Reasons for Moving, Darker, The Story of Our Lives, The Late Hour, A Continuous Life, Dark Harbor, and Collected Poems: Mark Strand. In 1990, he was named the fourth Poet Laureate of the United States. He received the Bollingen Prize for Poetry in 1993 and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1999 for Blizzard of One. In 1980, he felt that he had reached an impasse and stopped writing poetry for several years. During that time, he wrote several children's books including The Planet of Lost Things and Mr. and Mrs. Baby. He also wrote books on the painters EdwardHopper and William Bailey, and a collection of critical essays entitled The Art of the Real. He died of liposarcoma on November 29, 2014 at the age of 80. (Bowker Author Biography) Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and was raised and educated in the United States and South America. He is the author of a book of stories, "Mr. and Mrs. Baby", several volumes of translations (Rafael Alberti and Carlos Drummond de Andrade among them), a number of anthologies (most recently "The Golden Ecco Anthology") and several monographs on contemporary artists (William Bailey and Edward Hopper). He has received many honors and grants for his poems, including a MacArthur Fellowship, and in 1990 he was chosen as Poet Laureate of the United States. He teaches in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. (Publisher Provided) Mark Strand's collection "Blizzard of One" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. (Publisher Provided) mostrar menos
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Obras por Mark Strand

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Editor — 1,268 exemplares
Selected Poems (1980) 300 exemplares
Blizzard of One: Poems (1998) 253 exemplares
The Contemporary American Poets (1969) 242 exemplares
Hopper (1994) 144 exemplares
The Continuous Life : poems (1990) 130 exemplares
New Selected Poems (2007) 124 exemplares
Dark Harbor: A Poem (1993) 110 exemplares
Collected Poems (2014) 102 exemplares
Man and Camel (2006) 95 exemplares
Almost Invisible: Poems (2011) 91 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1991 (1991) — Editor — 88 exemplares
Darker; Poems. (1970) 57 exemplares
The Monument (1978) 41 exemplares
Reasons for moving; poems (1968) 41 exemplares
William Bailey (1987) 40 exemplares
The Golden Ecco Anthology (2000) 38 exemplares
Walleye Tactics (1990) 32 exemplares
Rembrandt Takes a Walk (1987) 28 exemplares
The Owl's Insomnia (1982) 25 exemplares
The Late Hour (1978) 23 exemplares
Chicken, Shadow, Moon & More (1997) 21 exemplares
Art of the Real : Nine American Figurative Painters (1983) — Editor — 21 exemplares
Surviving Inside Congress (2009) 19 exemplares
The Night Book (1985) 17 exemplares
The Planet of Lost Things (1982) 11 exemplares
18 poems from the Quechua (1971) 9 exemplares
89 clouds (1999) 5 exemplares
Laura Letinsky: After All (2010) 5 exemplares
Gedichten eten 4 exemplares
La vida continua (2006) 4 exemplares
Sólo una canción (1901) 3 exemplares
Neil Welliver: Oil Studies (2004) 3 exemplares
Tutte le poesie (2019) 3 exemplares
Svarte kart (Norwegian Edition) (1996) 3 exemplares
Een lakse bries (Dutch Edition) (1983) 3 exemplares
Sr. y Sra. Baby y otros cuentos (1988) 2 exemplares
Prose : four poems (1987) 2 exemplares
Plays in process 2 exemplares
Candy (2004) 2 exemplares
Aliento (2004) 2 exemplares
William Bailey: Studio Fictions (1999) 2 exemplares
The Sargeantville notebook (1973) 2 exemplares
Sobre nada: y otros ensayos (2013) 1 exemplar
Strand, a profile (1979) 1 exemplar
Nocturnes 1 exemplar
La Denarrazione 1 exemplar
20 Poemas 1 exemplar
Collages (2013) 1 exemplar
Poemas (Spanish-English) (1996) 1 exemplar

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Selected Poems (1999) — Tradutor, algumas edições1,225 exemplares
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Contribuidor — 761 exemplares
Flash Fiction: 72 Very Short Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 399 exemplares
The Art of Losing (2010) — Contribuidor — 203 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1994 (1994) — Contribuidor — 172 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1997 (1997) — Contribuidor — 167 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 163 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Contribuidor — 161 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Contribuidor — 129 exemplares
Selected Poems 1923-1967 (1970) — Tradutor — 116 exemplares
Emergency Kit (1996) — Contribuidor, algumas edições109 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 86 exemplares
The Spoken Word Revolution Redux (2007) — Contribuidor — 84 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2012 (2012) — Contribuidor — 84 exemplares
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuidor — 69 exemplares
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology (1999) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Travelling in the Family: Selected Poems (1986)algumas edições40 exemplares
Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age (1995) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
These Rare Lands (1997) — Autor — 29 exemplares
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Erotikon: Essays on Eros, Ancient and Modern (2005) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Poets and Critics Read Vergil (2001) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Antaeus No. 69, Fall 1992 (1992) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares


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A lovely book that roams around poetry, reviewing it, suggesting it, comparing and writing it in a long form closer to fiction.

It helps me understand what poetry is.
yates9 | 1 outra crítica | Feb 28, 2024 |
These poems were poignant enough to read at the dinner table to my family and in the car driving up snowy back-roads hunting for a Christmas tree with friends. Both audiences found these poems moving and good listening. I think any book that can earn that kind of praise deserves the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
Aidan767 | 2 outras críticas | Feb 1, 2024 |
The ever astonishing Mark Strand.
archangelsbooks | 2 outras críticas | Sep 9, 2023 |
Shows drawings and paintings by the contemporary American artist, and discusses his unique approach to color, composition, and light
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