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Moore, Marianne Craig

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

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Poets


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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  • "Originality is... a by-product of sincerity."