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Louise Glück (1943–2023)

Forfatter af The Wild Iris

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Louise Elizabeth Gluck, 1943 - Louise Gluck was born April 22, 1943 in New York City, New York. She grew up on Long Island and attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, both in New York State. She is best known for her award winning collection entitled "The Wild Iris". After vis mere graduation, Gluck began teaching poetry, accepting positions at various colleges and universities. In 1968, her first collection entitled "Firstborn" was published. Seven years later she published "The House on the Marshland", and in 1985, "The Triumph of Achilles" won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. In 1993, she was an editor of The Best American Poetry anthology. Her last appointment was as Senior Lecturer in English at Williams College. Louise Gluck is considered one of the most gifted poets of her generation. Known for her well-crafted use of verse and meter, she first garnered attention with "Firstborn", a collection of poetry from 1968. Full of angry emotion and disturbing tone, her poetry deals with the horrible and painful. In 1985, "The Triumph of Achilles" was released to thunderous applause, gaining awards in every category. It received the National Book Circle Award, the Boston Globe Literary Press Award and the Poetry Society of America's Melville Kane Award. Gluck has received the Bollingen Prize in Poetry, the Lannas Literary Award for Poetry, fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the National Endowments for the Arts. Her collection "Ararat", (1990) received the Rebekah Johnson Bobbett National Prize for Poetry. Other collections include "The Garden" and "The Wild Iris". The "Wild Iris", perhaps her most award winning collection acquired the highest honor possible in 1993, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. It also received the Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award In 1994 she was named Poet Laureate of Vermont, and was elected as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. In 2003, she was named Poet Laureat of the United States. She was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Louise Glück

The Wild Iris (1992) 979 eksemplarer
Averno: Poems (2006) 470 eksemplarer
Poems 1962-2012 (2012) 424 eksemplarer
Faithful and Virtuous Night (2014) 376 eksemplarer
First Four Books Of Poems (1995) 351 eksemplarer
Meadowlands (1996) 345 eksemplarer
Vita Nova (1999) 297 eksemplarer
Ararat (1990) 266 eksemplarer
The Seven Ages (2001) 249 eksemplarer
A Village Life (2009) 217 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1993 (1993) — Redaktør — 128 eksemplarer
The Triumph of Achilles (1985) 90 eksemplarer

Associated Works

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Bidragyder — 1,251 eksemplarer
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver914 eksemplarer
Crush (2005) — Forord, nogle udgaver779 eksemplarer
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (1990) — Bidragyder — 746 eksemplarer
Contemporary American Poetry (1962) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver383 eksemplarer
The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors (1995) — Bidragyder — 249 eksemplarer
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Ninth Annual Collection (1996) — Bidragyder — 240 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Bidragyder — 223 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1999 (1999) — Bidragyder — 208 eksemplarer
The Art of Losing (2010) — Bidragyder — 197 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2002 (2002) — Bidragyder — 182 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2003 (2003) — Bidragyder — 174 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2007 (2007) — Bidragyder — 165 eksemplarer
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Bidragyder — 161 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2008 (2008) — Bidragyder — 135 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010) — Bidragyder — 121 eksemplarer
Poems from the Women's Movement (2009) — Bidragyder — 105 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 1992 (1992) — Bidragyder — 102 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2015 (2015) — Bidragyder — 93 eksemplarer
Elsewhere, Vol. III (1984) — Bidragyder — 91 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Bidragyder — 81 eksemplarer
Green Squall (Yale Series of Younger Poets) (2006) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver71 eksemplarer
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Bidragyder — 68 eksemplarer
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Bidragyder — 63 eksemplarer
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology (1999) — Bidragyder — 48 eksemplarer
Poetry (1962) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
The Best American Poetry 2022 (The Best American Poetry series) (2022) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
Frail-Craft (Yale Series of Younger Poets) (2007) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver35 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 75/76, Autumn 1994 - The Final Issue (1994) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer
Modern Women Poets (2005) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
Poetry Magazine Vol. 109 No. 6, March 1967 — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 18, Summer 1975 — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 23, Autumn 1976 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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Kanonisk navn
Glück, Louise
Juridisk navn
Glück, Louise Elisabeth
Fødselsdato
1943-04-22
Dødsdag
2023-10-13
Køn
female
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
New York, New York, USA
Bopæl
New York, New York, USA
Uddannelse
Sarah Lawrence College
Columbia University
Erhverv
dichter
professor (English ∙ Yale University)
docent
Organisationer
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature, 1996)
Academy of American Poets (Chancellor)
Yale University
Stanford University
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (2003-2004)
Bollingen Prize (2001)
Lannan Literary Award ( [1999])
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award ( [1981])
Wallace Stevens Award (2008)
Aiken Taylor Award (2010) (vis alle 7)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2020)
Agent
Steven Barclay Agency
Kort biografi
Louise Glück was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. Her first book of poetry, Firstborn, appeared in 1968. She's considered by many to be one of America's most talented contemporary poets. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993 for her collection The Wild Iris. She teaches at Yale University, where she is the Rosencranz Writer-in-Residence.

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Markeret
seralv04 | 2 andre anmeldelser | Feb 14, 2024 |
Gluck is an amazing conceptual poet. And its here her ideas shine. Gluck tends to be very academic and sometimes inaccessible, however here she bends down the branch for you to pick from. Not every poem was great, and her style is ordinary, but there were a few poems that really shone, and I think they're worth reading and remembering.
 
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Aidan767 | 2 andre anmeldelser | Feb 1, 2024 |
Arguments with god and mortality in a garden. The garden is the ubiquitous artifact observed occasionally through a window or from a porch. He appears, sometimes with a rake. But made objects are so scarce that when Presque Isle presents us with a dish a table within walls, a balcony sheet, and more we are overwhelmed with the human world and humanity, ripped like a wild flower from the melancholy contemplation of a brief, sometimes blighted, life.
 
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quondame | 16 andre anmeldelser | Jan 24, 2024 |
Loved "Autumn," in particular.
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laze | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jan 7, 2024 |

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