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Inner Voices

Selected Poems, 1963-2003

Inner Voices( )
Author: Howard, Richard
ISBN:978-0-374-25862-7
Publication Date:Oct 2004
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
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Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.11 x 11.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Howard, Richard (Author)
Richard Howard was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 13, 1929. He received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1951 and studied at the Sorbonne as a Fellow of the French Government in 1952-1953. He briefly worked as a lexicographer, but soon turned his attention to poetry and poetic criticism. His works include Trappings: New Poems; Like Most Revelations: New Poems; Selected Poems; No Traveler; Findings; Alone with America; and Quantities. He won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1969 for Untitled Subjects.

He is also a translator and published more than 150 translations from the French. He received the PEN Translation Prize in 1976 for his translation of E. M. Cioran's A Short History of Decay and the American Book Award for his 1983 translation of Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal. In 1982, he was named a Chevalier of L'Ordre National du Mérite by the government of France. He teaches in the Writing Division of the School of the Arts, Columbia University.

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