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Moore, Marianne Craig

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1972 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Poets

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US poet

 

acting editor of "The Dial" 1925-1929

 

wrote poetry collections "The Pangolin and Other Verse" 1936, "What Are Years" 1941, "Nevertheless" 1944, "Collected Poems" 1951 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1952)

 

Bollingen Prize 1951 (1st female recipient)


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  • "The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease."
  • "In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity."
  • "Imaginary gardens with real toads in them."
  • "Originality is... a by-product of sincerity."
  • "Originality is... a by-product of sincerity."