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Marianne Moore a literary life by Charles Molesworth

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

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

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  Marianne Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri, on November 1, , and spent much of her youth in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. After graduation from Bryn Mawr College in she taught for four years at the Carlisle Indian School. Her poetry first appeared professionally in The Egoist and Poetry magazines in and she moved to New York City in Her first book Cited by: Marianne Craig Moore (Novem February 5, ) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and 4/5.   Becoming Marianne Moore by Marianne Moore, Robin G. Schulze - Hardcover - University of California Press Throughout her lifetime, Marianne Moore was an avid editor of her own verse. The bulk of her poems appear in numerous, at . Complete Poems of Marianne Moore Hardcover – Novem by Marianne Moore (Author) › Visit Amazon's Marianne Moore Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central /5(5).

Marianne Moore's poetry is steeped in the natural; she sometimes reminds me of Walt Whitman. Nature is to her a church, a library, a completely foreign world to the more subdued, concrete and truthless one that most people live in.4/5. In his essay "Marianne Moore," William Carlos Williams wrote about Moore's signature mode, the vastness of the particular: "So that in looking at some apparently small object, one feels the swirl of great events." She was particularly fond of animals, and much of her imagery is drawn from the natural world. One of American literature’s foremost poets, Marianne Moore’s poetry is characterized by linguistic precision, keen and probing descriptions, and acute observations of people, places, animals, and art. Marianne Moore (–) was an American poet, critic, editor, and translator, greatly admired for her formal innovations and startling vision. Her poetry received many honors, including the Dial Award, the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Bollingen Prize. Her poetry books include Observations and New Collected Poems/5(11).

Marianne Moore, American poet whose work distilled moral and intellectual insights from the close and accurate observation of objective detail. Moore graduated from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in as a biology major and then studied commercial subjects and taught them at the U.S. Indian. Of poetry, Moore quotes herself in this book, I, too, dislike it. And I did not like this book. Ive never read much Marianne Moore and I acknowledge that this book, written late in her life, doesn't contain the poems shes famous for. So this not representative of her/5. Marianne Moore(Novem – February 5, ) Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouri, in the manse of the Presbyterian church where her maternal grandfather, John Riddle Warner, served as pastor. She was the daughter of construction engineer and inventor John Milton Moore and his wife, Mary Size: 79KB. A-Quiver with Significance: Marianne Moore, (E L S Monograph Series) Marianne Moore $