Marianne Moore a literary life by Charles Molesworth

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Published by Atheneum in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Moore, Marianne, -- 1887-1972 -- Biography.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

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StatementCharles Molesworth.
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LC ClassificationsPS3525.O5616
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21619845M
ISBN 100689118155

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“Published injust a year after the appearance of Ulysses and The Waste Land, Marianne Moore’s ‘Marriage’ is a landmark of High Modernism and one of her most ambitious and important works. Becoming Marianne Moore offers readers a full facsimile reprint of the first edition of Observations (), the book that garnered Moore the Dial Award for Literature and solidified her reputation as a modernist poet of note.

The reprint is followed by a collection of facsimiles that presents each of Moore's poems published between and. find poems find poets poem-a-day library (texts, books & more) materials for teachers poetry near you Trilogy Born in Pennsylvania inH.

attended Bryn Mawr College along with Marianne Moore, and the University of Pennsylvania, where she became friends with Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams. Dead Poets Live: Marianne Moore And Elizabeth Bishop (This is a past event and is no longer running) Featuring Juliet Stevenson who reads the part of Marianne Moore, and Patsy Ferran who reads the part of Elizabeth Bishop.

In the spring ofwhen she was twenty-three, a nervous and intimidated Elizabeth Bishop took a train into New York to meet the celebrated. Poetry (by Moore) Introduction. Excluding the title, "Poetry" is only three lines long.

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