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Richard Eberhart (Pamphlets on American Writers) by Ralph J. Mills

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Published by Univ of Minnesota Pr .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism

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Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL11384292M
ISBN 100816603855
ISBN 109780816603855

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  Eberhart is a strikingly passionate poet, although his later works do show a more controlled lyricism. He managed to be profound without sacrificing humanity, thereby achieving his self-stated poetic ideal. "Collected Poems " won the National Book Award for Poetry in and offers a wide selection of poems from his long career.5/5(1). Winner of the Bollingen Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Award, Richard Eberhart is one of America's most respected and acclaimed poets. Collected Poems, offers a wide selection of poems from a career that has spanned over half a century, incorporating the earlier Collected Poems, , plus over fifty additional Cited by: 3. Richard Eberhart was born in Austin, Minnesota on April 5, The son of a prosperous businessman, he was raised on Burr Oakes, his family’s forty-acre estate, and in , entered the University of Minnesota. The following year, his mother died of cancer (the event which, Eberhart says, made a poet of him). Soon afterward, it was discovered that an employee of his father’s had. Richard Eberhart has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Eberhart’s most popular book is Selected Poems.

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, – June 9, ) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Selected Poems, – and the National Book Award for Poetry for Collected Poems, – Richard Eberhart--one of America's most respected and acclaimed poets--has won praise from fellow poets as various as Robert Penn Warren, Dame Edith Sitwell, Philip Booth, and Daniel Hoffman. The literary world has celebrated his poetry--which assumes a variety of forms ranging from romantic description to allegory--for its profundity and humanity/5. Eberhart's awards also include the Shelley Memorial Award, the Bollingen Prize, the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, and the National Book Award. Richard Eberhart died at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire, on June 9, , at the age of Overview Richard Eberhart (). Poet and professor. Contains correspondence, manuscripts, proofs for publications, scrapbooks, journals, notebooks, pamphlets.

Following the release of Selected Poems, , Eberhart was awarded the Pulitzer in In , he won the National Book Award for Collected Poems, Eberhart also received the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America in   Richard Eberhart, in full Richard Ghormley Eberhart, (born April 5, , Austin, Minnesota, U.S.—died June 9, , Hanover, New Hampshire), American poet and teacher who was noted for his lyric verse and for his mentorship of aspiring poets.. Educated at the University of Minnesota, Dartmouth College (B.A., ), the University of Cambridge (B.A., ; M.A., ), . In addition to poetry, Richard Eberhart wrote Of Poetry and Poets (), a prose collection divided into three parts and an first section is a compilation of lectures and essays on. Richard Eberhart passed away in Mishawaka, Indiana. The obituary was featured in South Bend Tribune on Janu