Rosenthal, M.L. (Macha Louis), 1917-1996

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Birth 1917-03-14
Death 1996-07-21
English

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Macha Louis Rosenthal (1917-1996), poet, critic, editor, and teacher, was born in Washington, D. C. With an M.A. from the University of Chicago, he came to New York University where he earned his Ph.D. (1949) and was a professor of English until 1996. He also served as director of the Poetics Institute at NYU. Besides publishing numerous books of criticism, collections of verse and contributing poetry, articles and reviews to The New Yorker, Poetry, and the Spectator, he served in the U.S. Cultural Exchange Program from 1961-1980 and was visiting specialist to Germany, Pakistan, Romania, Poland, and Bulgaria, Italy and France. He also was poetry editor of The Nation, the Humanist, and Present Tense and edited various anthologies of poetry.

From the description of M.L. Rosenthal papers, [ca. 19301996]. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476269440

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  • American literature--20th century
  • American poetry--20th century--History and criticism
  • Literature--Study and teaching
  • Authors, American
  • Authors and publishers
  • Poets, American
  • American poetry--20th century

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