Background[ edit ] Patchen was born in Niles, Ohio. Her death deeply affected him and he would later pay tribute to her in his poem "In Memory of Kathleen. He attended Alexander Meiklejohn 's Experimental College which was part of the University of Wisconsinin Madison, Wisconsinfor one year, starting in Patchen had a football scholarship there but had to drop out when he injured his back.
His earlier collections are: His memoir, entitled The Winged Seed: In he received the Writer's Award from the Mrs. Born in of Chinese parents in Jakarta, Indonesia, Lee learned early about loss and exile.
His great grandfather was China's first republican President; and his father, a deeply religious Christian, was physician to Communist leader Mao Tse-Tung.
After the establishment of the People's Republic of China inLee's parents escaped to Indonesia. Inhis father, after spending a year as a political prisoner in President Sukarno's jails, fled Indonesia with his family to escape anti-Chinese sentiment.
Through the observation and translation of often unassuming and silent moments, the poetry of Li-Young Lee gives clear voice to the solemn and extraordinary beauty found within humanity. By employing hauntingly lyrical skill and astute poetic awareness, Lee allows silence, sound, form, and spirit to emerge brilliantly onto the page.
His poetry reveals a dialogue between the eternal and the temporal, and accentuates the joys and sorrows of family, home, loss, exile, and love.Li-Young Lee is the author of four critically acclaimed books of poetry, his most recent being Behind My Eyes.
His earlier collections are: Book of My Nights ; Rose, winner of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York University; and The City in Which I Love You, the Lamont Poetry Selection.
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A List of Famous Poets includes Poems and Biographical information of the most Famous Poets. Read and Enjoy Poetry by Famous Poets. The four poets taken up in this volume--Alexander Pope, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and William Butler Yeats--come from three centuries and three nations, and their styles of thinking are characteristically idiosyncratic.
Delmore Schwartz, New York Times Book Review "Randall Jarrell's book about poetry and the criticism of poetry pulls.
Dogs are Shakespearean, children are strangers. Let Freud and Wordsworth discuss the child, Angels and Platonists shall judge the dog, The running dog, who paused, distending nostrils, Delmore Schwartz.
Dogs Are Shakespearean, Children Are Strangers. by Delmore Schwartz. Walt Whitman Patience Worth Carl Sandburg Eugene Field Henry. Delmore Schwartz was born in Brooklyn to Romanian Jewish parents on December 8, He enrolled early at Columbia University and also attended the University of Wisconsin, eventually receiving his BA in philosophy from New York University in