Zukofsky, Louis

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Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1978 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets


1904 - Born in New York City

 

          - An American poet.

 

1920 - established the objectivist movement to celebrate the primacy of natural, visible objects in poetry.

 

          - with his wife and son, both musicians, Zukofsky set to music some of his own poems and others by Catullus.

 

          - his major work, a collection called A (began 1927), has influenced many younger poets; his shorter verse appears in All (1971)

 

1978 - Died on May 13

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