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Berryman, John

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1972 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Biographers, Novelists, Poets


1914 - Born on the 25th of October McAlester, Oklahoma.

1936 - Berryman graduated from Columbia University.

1939 - The two volumes of Dream Songs were published together as The Dream Songs.

1942 - First book was Poem published during the Second World War.

1956 - His second poem was "The Dispossessed".

         - His first major work was Homage to Mistress Bradstreet.

1965 - The first volume, entitled 77 Dream Songs, was published.

         - Won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "77 Dream Songs".

1968 - Appeared The second volume of Dream Songs, entitled His Toy, His Dream, His Rest.

1969 - Received Bollingen Prize Award.

1972 - John Allyn Berryman killed himself on the 7th of January.





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