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Collected Prose

Collected Prose( )
Author: Creeley, Robert
Series title:American Literature (Dalkey Archive) Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56478-303-5
Publication Date:Dec 2001
Publisher:Dalkey Archive Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.95
Book Description:

Early in his career, Robert Creeley believed that his greatest contribution to literature would be in prose. Although he has since established himself as one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, his remarkable body of prose work--instilled with a deep understanding of language and narrative form--remains an essential part of his oeuvre. In addition to his first book of short stories The Gold Diggers, a novel The Island, a radio play Listen, and Mabel: A Story,...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.78 x 11.26 x 0.98 Inches
Book Weight:1.32 Pounds
Author Biography
Creeley, Robert (Author)
Robert Creeley was born in Arlington, Massachusetts, on May 21, 1926. He attended Harvard University and served in the American Field Service in India and Burma during World War II. In 1960, he received a Master's Degree from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

He taught at Black Mountain College, an experimental arts college in North Carolina, and was the editor of the Black Mountain Review. During his lifetime, he published more than sixty books of poetry including For Love: Poems 1950-1960, The Finger, Later, Mirrors, Memory Gardens, Echoes, Life and Death, and If I Were Writing This. In 1960, he won the Levinson Prize for a group of 10 poems published in Black Mountain Review. He also won the Shelley Memorial Award in 1981, the Frost Medal in 1987, and the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award. He served as New York State Poet Laureate from 1989 to 1991.

He also wrote the novel The Island and a collection of short stories entitled The Gold Diggers. He edited several books including Charles Olson's Selected Poems, The Essential Burns, and Whitman: Selected Poems. He taught English at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He died on March 30, 2005 at the age of 78.

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