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Who is Richard Wilbur?
Richard Wilbur: Richard Purdy Wilbur is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987, and twice received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, in 1957 and again in 1989.
- also known as Richard Purdy Wilbur; Wilbur, Richard
- born on (94 years ago) in New York City
- ethnicity: White American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Poet, writer, translator
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Mass Media in Modern Society (1992)
by Norman Jacobs
Richard Wilbur is a far easier poet to read than Tennyson.
Gradus, A-Z by Bernard Marie Dupriez
Richard Wilbur, 'A Late Aubade,' in Walking to Sleep This is a visual image (syn.: mental image), which should be distinguished in poetry ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
Bailey Night comes like a blackout —John Rechy The night dives down like one great crow — Richard Wilbur Night falls like a dropped shutter —Beryl Markham Night falls like fire —Algernon Charles Swin— burne The night feels like a gigantic Ferris wheel turn— ...
by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
The Anglo American Tenderers of Brodsky's poetry include Anthony Hecht, Derek Walcott, and Richard Wilbur.
by Mark A. Robinson
Theater: Martin Beck Theatre, 73 performances Music: Leonard Bernstein Lyrics: Richard Wilbur, Dorothy Parker, John Latouche, Stephen Sondheim Book: Lillian Hellman, revised by Hugh Wheeler Director: Tyrone Guthrie Cast: Max Adrian, Barbara Cook, Robert Rounseville, Irra Petina, William Olvis, ...
by Chris Baldick
In the context of modern American poetry, the term has the specific sense of adherence to traditional metres and verse forms, as with the work of Howard Nemerov, Richard Wilbur, and the later poets of the *New Formalism, in contrast with the more widely adopted use of *free verse. formulaic Characterized by the repetition of certain stock phrases, known as formulae. Many orally composed poems, especially *epics, are formulaic in that they repeatedly use the same * epithets and the ...
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