Cover image for Last & lost poems
Title:
Last & lost poems
Author:
Schwartz, Delmore, 1913-1966.
Uniform Title:
Poems. Selections
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : New Directions, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
xxvi, 134 pages ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Last and lost poems of Delmore Schwartz. 1979.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780811210966
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
PS3537.C79 L3 1989 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Author Notes

Delmore Schwartz was born on December 8, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. He later attended the University of Wisconsin, New York University and Harvard University.

He was considered one of the most influential Jewish writers during World War II. He wrote poems, short stories, and literary criticism. His works include In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, The Imitation of Life, The World Is a Wedding, and Successful Love and Other Stories. In 1959, he received the Bollingen Prize for Summer Knowledge: New and Selected Poems.

He was an editor for the Partisan Review and The New Republic. He also taught creative writing at several universities including Harvard University, Syracuse University, Princeton University and Kenyon College. He suffered from alcohol addiction and mental illness later in life. He died of a heart attack on July 11, 1966 at the age of 52.

(Bowker Author Biography)