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Laura Reichenthal (Jackson Laura)

Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1991 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets


1901 - Born on the 16th of January.  

1926 - Her first collection of poetry, The Close Chaplet, was published, and during the following year she assumed the surname Riding.

1929 - She, Robert Graves, and Nancy Nicholson were based in London until Riding's failed suicide-attempt.

1941 - Riding renounced poetry, though it would be fifteen to twenty years before she would feel able to explain her reasons.

1976 - It Has Taken Long.

1991 - Died on the 2nd of September.


         - Bollingen Prize.


1997 - Publication of her of Words.

2001 - The Sufficient Difference.

2004 - Under The Mind's Watch.

2007 - The Promise of Language is forthcoming.

2008 - Later-Life Commentaries.



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