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John Hollander (1929–2013)

Autor(a) de Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse

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About the Author

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 & mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos

Obras de John Hollander

Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse (1981) 611 cópias, 1 resenha
Poetry for Young People: American Poetry (2002) 585 cópias, 5 resenhas
Committed to Memory: 100 Best Poems to Memorize (1996) — Editor — 436 cópias, 2 resenhas
Poetry for Young People: Animal Poems (2004) — Editor — 336 cópias, 4 resenhas
American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century {complete} (1993) — Editor — 170 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best American Poetry 1998 (1998) — Editor — 163 cópias
Animal Poems (1994) 158 cópias
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (2003) — Editor — 135 cópias, 3 resenhas
Sonnets: From Dante to the Present (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (2001) — Editor — 105 cópias, 1 resenha
War Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (1999) — Editor — 93 cópias
The Work of Poetry (1997) 61 cópias
Selected Poetry (1993) 46 cópias
Poems of Our Moment (1968) 38 cópias
Tesserae and Other Poems (1993) 34 cópias
THE UNTUNING OF THE SKY (1970) 30 cópias
Jiggery Pokery (1967) 24 cópias, 4 resenhas
Modern poetry: essays in criticism (1968) 24 cópias, 1 resenha
Picture Window: Poems (2003) 22 cópias
Harp Lake (1988) 21 cópias
A Draft of Light: Poems (2008) 19 cópias
Powers of thirteen, poems (1983) 17 cópias
The Wind and the Rain (1967) — Editor — 14 cópias, 1 resenha
The night mirror; poems (1971) 12 cópias
Figurehead: And Other Poems (1999) 11 cópias
Visions from the Ramble (1965) 9 cópias
The Quest of the Gole (1966) 6 cópias
A Book of Various Owls (1963) 5 cópias
Selected Poems (1972) 2 cópias
The Figure of Echo (Quantum Books) (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
American Poetry 1 exemplar(es)
A Hollander garland 1 exemplar(es)
Kinneret 1 exemplar(es)
Poetry of Restitution 1 exemplar(es)
Philomel 1 exemplar(es)
Swan and shadow (1969) 1 exemplar(es), 1 resenha

Associated Works

The Sonnets (1609) — Introdução, algumas edições8,752 cópias, 65 resenhas
Spoon River Anthology (1914) — Introdução, algumas edições3,513 cópias, 40 resenhas
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Contribuinte — 1,279 cópias, 9 resenhas
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuinte, algumas edições936 cópias, 7 resenhas
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (2003) — Contribuinte — 779 cópias, 10 resenhas
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Contribuinte — 767 cópias, 3 resenhas
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuinte — 452 cópias, 1 resenha
Complete Stories: 1892–1898 (1996) — Editor — 351 cópias
Complete Stories: 1898–1910 (1996) — Editor — 327 cópias
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Contribuinte — 223 cópias
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Contribuinte — 209 cópias
The Best American Poetry 2004 (2004) — Contribuinte — 202 cópias
The Best American Poetry 1994 (1994) — Contribuinte — 172 cópias, 1 resenha
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuinte — 164 cópias, 2 resenhas
Poetry Speaks Expanded: Hear Poets Read Their Own Work from Tennyson to Plath (2007) — Contribuinte — 152 cópias, 1 resenha
Selected Poems 1923-1967 (1970) — Tradutor — 117 cópias
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Contribuinte — 102 cópias
The Best American Poetry 1991 (1991) — Contribuinte — 88 cópias
The State of the Language [1990] (1979) — Contribuinte — 88 cópias, 1 resenha
Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems (2005) — Editor — 73 cópias
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias, 2 resenhas
American Sonnets: An Anthology (2007) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
The Yale Younger Poets Anthology (1998) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
Partisan Review: The 50th Anniversary Edition (1905) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias, 1 resenha
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias, 1 resenha
Possibilities of Poetry: An Anthology of American Contemporaries (1970) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias, 1 resenha
Selected Songs of Thomas Campion (1972) — Introdução — 16 cópias
The Paris Review 167 2003 Fall (2003) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
Discovery No. 2 (1953) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Steinberg at the Smithsonian (1973) — Prefácio — 8 cópias
The Noble Savage 3 (1961) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
HOLLANDER, John
Data de nascimento
1929-10-28
Data de falecimento
2013-08-17
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
VS
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, VS
Local de falecimento
Branford, Connecticut, USA
Locais de residência
Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA
Educação
Columbia University
Ocupação
poet
literary critic
Relacionamentos
Trilling, Lionel (teacher)
Organizações
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature, 1979)
Premiações
Bollingen Prize (1983)
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award (Literature ∙ 1963)
Poet Laureate of Connecticut
Frost Medal (2007)
Pequena biografia
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.

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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 outra resenha | 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 |
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.… (mais)
 
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CarrieWuj | outras 2 resenhas | Oct 24, 2020 |

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Obras
89
Also by
34
Membros
5,576
Popularidade
#4,452
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
36
ISBNs
130
Idiomas
1
Favorito
2

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