1904 – Born in New York City – An American poet. 1920 – established the objectivist movement to celebrate the primacy of natural, visible objects in poetry. – with his wife and son, both musicians, Zukofsky set to music some of his own poems and others by Catullus. ..
1500 – Born with literary talent 1515-1582 – around these years, he took the examinations required for government service but failed in such – major work includes Xiyu Ji, published in 1592 and translated as Monkey in 1942; it was an allegorical novel with story based on the 7th-century pilgrimage by the Buddhist monk ..
1783 – He was born in Mishenskoe near Tula; he was the illegitimate son of a Russian landowner named Nikolai Bunin and a Turkish slave. He was given his godfather’s surname. 1802 – He published a free translation of Thomas Gray’s "Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard" in The Messenger. 1808 – He was ..
1855 – He was born on the 28th day of December in Montevideo. His parents were natives of Spain and very devout Catholics; he maintained both loyalties throughout his life. He studied in the Colegio (grade school) of the Jesuit order in Santa Fé, Argentina, and the school of the Bayon Fathers in Montevideo. 1874 ..
1817 – A Spanish dramatist and poet were born this year at Valladolid. He was educated by the Jesuits at the Real Seminario de Nobles in Madrid, wrote verses when he was twelve. 1833 – He was sent to study law at the University of Toledo, but after a year of idleness, he fled to ..
1864 – Born on the 21st day of January in London. 1884 – Zangwill studied in the University of London, earning a BA with triple honors. 1888 – He resigned from the school and wrote a fantastic tale entitled "The Premier and the Painter", a fantastic romance. 1891 – Became the leading ..
1937 – She was born in Kieve, Ukraine. 1922 – She studied for a year at Valparaiso University. 1923 – Pursue her study at the University of Wisconsin for two years. 1925 – She tied the knot with a poet named Horace Gregory. 1937 – She wrote ..
1790 – He was born in Schloss Johannisberg Castle known as Janovka, Czech Republic today. 1828 – He wrote his first work “Todtenkranze” and continues his career as a dramatist and epic poet. 1836 – His wife died. 1837 – He was appointed to work for the Foreign ..
1865- Born in Dublin, Ireland -was perhaps the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century.-was the leader of the Irish Literary Renaissance during the early 20th century 1967-1983-Around these years, He had formed a profound attachment to the county of Sligo, where he stayed for long periods while living in London. 1885-1887-Around these years, His ..
1933- Born on July 18 -A leading postwar Soviet poet -Reintroduced the love lyric to Russian literature, and during the political thaw following Stalin’s death he led the struggle against superficial optimism in poetry. -in his most famous poem,-“Babi Yar”(1961; Eng.,1962), Yevtushenko spoke out against anti-semitism. -That same year he made his first trip to ..