- Author:Howard Nemerov
- Publisher:University of Chicago Press; First edition (December 1962)
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The Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award was instituted in 1994 to honor him, and by. .Mirrors and Windows (1958). The Next Room of The Dream: Poems and Two Plays (1962). The Blue Swallows (1967).
The Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award was instituted in 1994 to honor him, and by 2008 about 3000 sonnets were entered annually in the associated competition. Nemerov's work is formalist. Nemerov also published a short story in the book Stories Selected from the Unexpected by Bennett Cerf under the pseudonym Joseph Cross called "Exchange of Men". The Winter Lightning: Selected Poems (1968).
The Next Room of the Dream 1962. Nemerov's first book of poetry, The Image and Law (1947), was well received by critics, while The Salt Garden (1955) reflects the themes he was to develop in his writing, especially a concern for nature. 235. The Blue Swallows 1967. He also received the Oscar Blumenthal Prize (1958), the Harriet Monroe Memorial Prize (1959), the National Institute and American Academy Award in literature (1961), and the Pulitzer Prize (1978).
Howard Nemerov is a steady, sensible, masculine voice that reminds me of many of the WWII vets and their . Nemerov won a bunch of awards and wrote a bunch of books of poetry.
Howard Nemerov is a steady, sensible, masculine voice that reminds me of many of the WWII vets and their generation-he'd been a pilot in the War. One of the books I gave my own father when he was elderly-he LOVED it-and it's hard to find poetry books just right for men, especially older men, who aren't poetry readers and would just look at you like you were crazy if you gave them Keats or even Ginsberg. I have only read this one and while most of the stuff was just meh to me, there were a couple worth reading a few times, such as: To the Mannequins The Private Eye Debate with the Rabbi.
Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920– July 5, 1991) was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990. For The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (1977), he won the National Book Award for Poetry, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Bollingen Prize. Nemerov served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress in 1963 and 1964, as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets beginning in 1976, and two terms as poet laureate of the United States from 1988 to 1990. In 1990 he was inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame. Nemerov died of cancer in 1991 in University City, Missouri.
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Howard Nemerov is the brother of Diane Arbus, the celebrated photographer of freaks. Nemerov's eye for the arresting scene is everywhere evident. Rhymes and half-rhymes abound in the selections, creating a musical effect. One is particularly reminded of this in poems about Santa Claus and the infant, Jesus, and department store mannequins, since department stores had a place in the family background, and in a poem about a picture. Nemerov writes that Vermeer, interested in light, has a modesty that is seductive. A late nature poet peeled the landscape back to show it was a story.
Howard Nemerov was a highly acclaimed poet often cited for the range of his . The Next Room of the Dream: Poems and Two Plays (includes the verse plays Endor and Cain ), University of Chicago Press, 1962.
Howard Nemerov was a highly acclaimed poet often cited for the range of his capabilities and subject matter, from the profound to the poignant to th. Nemerov’s books brought him many major awards for poetry, including the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize in 1978, and the Bollingen Prize in 1981, all for The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov. The Blue Swallows, University of Chicago Press, 1967. A Sequence of Seven with a Drawing by Ron Slaughter, Tinker Press, 1967.
I was directed to Howard Nemerov's poetry while reading the poems of Theodore Roethke . Those who do know his work associate him with his time as the United States Poet Laureate and as the brother of the photographer Diane Arbus.
I was directed to Howard Nemerov's poetry while reading the poems of Theodore Roethke, and am so very happy that I took that opportunity to get acquainted with Nemerov's work. Poet laureate of the USA, 1963-1964 and 1988-1990, he won the Bollingen Prize, the National Book Award, and the Pulitzer. It's a shame that Howard Nemerov's work isn't included more in anthologies (Garrison Keillor, however, is generous in his praise), or that his books aren't on the shelves of more stores for a newer generation of readers.
50 poems of Howard Nemerov who climbed at night, Down chimneys into dreams, with this world's goods
50 poems of Howard Nemerov. Howard Nemerov IMO is one of the half dozen or so best US poets of my era - the last half of the 20th century. who climbed at night, Down chimneys into dreams, with this world's goods. See the Collected Poems from the U of Chicago P, which of course includes the others I've mentioned also.
Book Description The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1969. Softcover Crown Octavo; VG; Black Spine with White Text; Rubbing on corners and edges. Creasing on bottom right corner of front covers and on bottom left corner of back cover; Text block age toned. Creasing on certain pages near front.