Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009

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Dates:
Birth 1926-01-05
Death 2009-11-13
Americans
English

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William De Witt (W. D.) Snodgrass (1926-2009) was an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960. Daniela Gioseffi (1941-) is an American poet and novelist who has also acted, composed music, and created multi-media productions.

From the description of W. D. Snodgrass correspondence with Daniela Gioseffi, 1977-1984. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667624918

William De Witt Snodgrass was an American poet who also wrote under the pseudonym S.S. Gardons. He won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Louis Untermeyer was an American author, poet, anthologist, and editor. He was appointed the fourteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1961.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass correspondence with Louis Untermeyer, 1960-1961. (Middlebury College). WorldCat record id: 647769011

W.D. Snodgrass was an American author best known for his Pulitzer- Prize winning book of poetry, Heart's Needle. Born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and educated at Geneva College and the University of Iowa, he served in the Pacific in World War II. He published verse in journals throughout the 1950s, and his first book, Heart's Needle, was praised for its distinctive voice and personal, almost confessional tone. Throughout his life, Snodgrass continued to write poetry and teach; he also worked on plays, both as a translator and in adapting his poems into dramatic form.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass letters, 1961-1971. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 310116077

Poet W. D. Snodgrass was born William De Witt Snodgrass on January 5, 1926, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. He attended Geneva College (1943-1944 and 1946-1947) prior to graduating from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in 1949, M.A. in 1951, and M.F.A. in 1953. He also holds an honorary Doctor of Letters from Allegheny College. Literary scholar, editor, and poet Jerome Mazzaro produced research on Robert Lowell, Dante, and William Carlos Williams, in addition to his own creative output.

From the description of W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro, 1961-1977. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 22443035

Poet, author and educator. Snodgrass was educated at Geneva College in Pennsylvania and the University of Iowa (M.F.A., 1953). He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for his volume of poems, Heart's needle, and Other Poems.

From the description of W.D. Snodgrass Papers : the Fuehrer Bunker research library, 1939-1990. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 56517027

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  • Nazis--Biography--Poetry
  • World War, 1939-1945--History
  • Nazis--Research
  • Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence

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