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Encyclopedia > 1980 in poetry
This is part of the List of years in poetry
Years in poetry: 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Years in literature: 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Decades in poetry: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Centuries in poetry: 19th century 20th century 21st century
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983

Contents

This page indexes the individual year in poetry, the decade in poetry and the century in poetry pages. ... // British publication Gay News successfully prosecuted in the United Kingdom for blasphemy and libel for publishing James Kirkups The Love that Dares to Speak its Name Samuel Beckett, Collected Poems in English and French Elizabeth Bishop, Geography III, which includes In the Waiting Room, The Moose, and the villanelle... // L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine, edited by Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein, first published Stevie, a film based on a play about the poet Stevie Smith is released Maya Angelou, And Still I Rise Paul Blackburn, translator (posthumous), Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry Odysseus Elytis... // Kingsley Amis - Collected Poems Ted Hughes - Moor Town Craig Raine - A Martian Sends a Postcard Home See 1979 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... // Final issue of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine published. ... // Final edition of This Magazine published. ... // Maya Angelou, Shaker, Why Dont You Sing? Elizabeth Bishop, Collected Poems 1927-1979 (posthumous) Amy Clampitt, Kingfisher Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Collected Poems, 1912–1944 (posthumous) Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, Tide Country See 1983 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists... See also: 1976 in literature, other events of 1977, 1978 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1977 in literature, other events of 1978, 1979 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1978 in literature, other events of 1979, 1980 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1979 in literature, other events of 1980, 1981 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1980 in literature, other events of 1981, 1982 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1981 in literature, other events of 1982, 1983 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1982 in literature, other events of 1983, 1984 in literature, list of years in literature. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries in poetry. ... Category: ... Category: ... Category: ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... 20XX redirects here. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... The 2010s decade is a period of 10 years that begins on January 1, 2010 and later ends on December 31, 2019 inclusive. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ...

Events

  • Mark Jarman and Robert McDowell started the small magazine The Reaper to promote narrative and formal poetry.
  • Conjunctions literary magazine gets its start one afternoon late this year when founding editor Bradford Morrow sits in Beat poet Kenneth Rexroth's library in Santa Barbara, California talking over the idea of assembling a publication to celebrate James Laughlin, editor of New Directions. Poets solicited for the publication promised to send in work for future issues of the magazine, not realizing that no magazine was planned. Morrow then started the magazine, financing the first few issues himself.
  • Three new Hebrew literary journals appear this year in Israel: Mahbarot, edited by Y. Kenaz, Rosh a poetry journal edited by O. Bartena, and Hazerem hehadash, founded by a group of young ex-soldiers.

Mark Jarman (born 5 June 1952) is a United States poet and critic often identified with the New Narrative branch of the New Formalism. ... Robert David McDowell was the Mayor of Maryborough, Queensland from 1939 to 1950. ... Grave Digger begun a new era, got new life with this album. ... New Formalism is a late-twentieth and early twenty-first century movement in American poetry that has promoted a return to metrical and rhymed verse. ... Image:Bradford Morrow. ... Kenneth Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. ... Nickname: Location in Santa Barbara County and the state of California Coordinates: , County Government  - Mayor Marty Blum Area  - City 111. ... James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 - November 12, 1997) was an American poet, publisher, and man of letters. ... New Directions Publishing Corp. ... Secular Jewish culture embraces several related phenomena; above all, it is the culture of secular communities of Jewish people, but it can also include the cultural contributions of individuals who identify as secular Jews, or even those of religious Jews working in cultural areas not generally considered to be connected...

Works published

English language

Canada

  • Raymond Souster, Collected Poems, Volume 1 (1940-55) (first of a projected four-volume collection)
  • Ralph Gustafson, Landscape with Rain
  • Tom Wayman, Living on the Ground: Tom Wayman Country, including "Garrison", first prize-winner of the U.S. Bicentennial poetry competition
  • Gail Fox, In Search of Living Things
  • Fred Cogswell, A Long Apprenticeship
  • Dorothy Farmiloe, Words for My Weeping Daughter
  • Andrew Suknaski, Montage for an Interstellar Cry
  • Anne Szumigalski, A Game of Angels

Raymond Holmes Souster was born in 1921, in Toronto, Ontario. ... Ralph Gustafson (August 16, 1909–1995) was a Canadian poet and professor at Bishops University. ... Tom Wayman (born August 13, 1945) is a Canadian poet. ... Fred Cogswell (1917- ) George Woodcock, in Literary History, describes Maritime poets who were content to live in Fredericton or whatever other Atlantic community they chose, and to take the matter for their poetry from the region, to live poetically – as it were – off the land (306, Vol. ... Anne Szumigalski was born in London, England, in 1922 and passed away in 1999. ...

United Kingdom

Lawrence George Durrell (February 27, 1912 – November 7, 1990) was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer, though he resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan. ... Derek Walcott, courtesy of the Nobel Foundation Derek Alton Walcott (born January 23, 1930) is a West-Indian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who writes mainly in English. ...

Anthologies

Dennis Joseph Enright (March 11, 1920 – December 31, 2002) was a British academic, poet, novelist and critic, and general man of letters. ... Blake Morrison is a versatile British author who has published in a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. ... Alfred Charles Tomlinson, CBE (born January 8, 1927) is a major British poet and translator, and also an academic and artist. ... Geoffrey Grigson (2nd March 1905 - 1985) was an English writer. ... Gavin Buchanan Ewart (1916 - 1995) was a British poet who is best known for contributing to Geoffrey Grigsons New Verse at the age of seventeen. ...

United States

A. R. Ammons, or Archie Randolph Ammons, (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... Ted Berrigan (15 November 1934 - 4 July 1983) was an American poet. ... Image:PoetLucilleClifton. ... William J. (Billy) Collins (born March 22, 1941) is a poet who served two terms as the 11th Poet Laureate of the United States, from 2001 to 2003. ... Image:JamesMcMichaelPoet. ... poet James Merrill, age 30, in a 1957 publicity photograph for The Seraglio James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 - February 6, 1995) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer, increasingly regarded as one of the most important 20th century poets in the English language. ... Molly Peacock (born 1947) is an American poet of the New Formalist school as well as a nonfiction writer. ... James Schuyler(9 November 1923 – 12 April 1991) was a major American poet in the late 20th century. ... Rosmarie Waldrop (born 1935) is a poet, translator and publisher. ... Burning Deck is an influential small press specializing in the publication of experimental poetry and prose. ... Philip Whalen (October 20, 1923 – June 26, 2002) was a poet and a key figure in the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat generation. ...

Other

Justin Kaplan (September 5, 1925, New York) was an American writer and editor. ... Lewis Barrett Welch, Jr. ...

German language

West Germany

  • Ernst Jandl, Der gelbe Hund
  • Johanna Moosdorf, Sieben Jahr sieben Tag

Jandls Grave on the Zentralfriedhof in Vienna. ...

East German exiles

  • Roger Loewig, Ein Vogel bin ich ohne Flügel
  • Thomas Brasch, Der Schöne 27. September
  • Günter Kunert, Abtötungsverfahren

Günter Kunert (born March 6, 1929 in Berlin) is a German writer who left the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) to live in the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). ...

Hebrew

  • Natan Sach, Tsfonit misrahit
  • Dan Pagis, editor, an anthology of medieval Hebrew love poetry
  • Mavet ve' ahava, an anthology of Egyptian poetry in Hebrew translation

Secular Jewish culture embraces several related phenomena; above all, it is the culture of secular communities of Jewish people, but it can also include the cultural contributions of individuals who identify as secular Jews, or even those of religious Jews working in cultural areas not generally considered to be connected... Dan Pagis, Israeli poet, was born in Bukovina in Eastern Europe in 1930. ...

Italian

  • Piero Bigongiari, Moses
  • Edoardo Sanguineti, Stracciafoglio
  • Antonio Porta, Passi passaggi
  • Maurizio Cucchi, Le meraviglie dell'acqua
  • Ugo Reale, Il cerchio d'ombra

Edoardo Sanguineti (born December 9, 1930) is an Italian writer, born in Genoa. ...

Portuguese language

Portugal is a land of poets. ...

Portugal

  • Mário Cláudio, Estáncias
  • Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos, Primavera Autónomia das Estradas

Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos also known as Mário Cesariny (b. ...

Brazilian

  • Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Esquecer para lembrar (the third volume of his poetic autobiography)
  • Mário Chamie
  • Astrid Cabral
  • Liane dos Santos
  • Tarik de Sousa
  • Dante de Milano, complete poems
  • Paulo Mendes Campos, complete poems
  • Afonso Félix de Sousa, book of poems

Carlos Drummond de Andrade (October 31, 1902 - August 17, 1987) was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. ... A palavra escrita (1951) Forma e expressão do soneto (1952) O cego de Ipanema (1962) Supermercado (1976) Crônicas Escolhidas (1981) Categories: | | | ...

Russia

  • Aleksandr Blok (1880–1921), much of his poetry was republished in this year, his centenary, including a six-volume edition of his collected works and Blok in the Reminiscences of Contemporaries

Blok in 1907 Alexander Blok (Александр Александрович Блок, 1880-1921) was probably the most gifted lyrical poet that Russia produced since Alexander Pushkin. ... // An 1880 portrait of William Allingham by his wife, Helen Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ultima Thule Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Heptalogia Seven Balliol College Oxford members led by H.C. Beeching and J.W. Mackail publish The Masque of B-ll--l, which is immediately suppressed by authorities August 12 — Radclyffe... // Jorge Luis Borges, writer and poet, returns to Buenos Aires after a period living in Europe. ...

Spanish language

Spanish poetry is the poetic tradition of Spain. ...

Spain

  • Matilde Camus, Perfiles ("Profiles")
  • Antonio Colinas, Astrolabio
  • Leopoldo Azancot, La novia judia

Matilde Camus (born 26 September 1922, Santander) is a Spanish poet who has additionnally done a number or research works. ...

Yiddish

  • Leyzer Aichenrand of Switzerland, Landscape of Fate

Yiddish literature encompasses all belles lettres written in Yiddish, the language of Ashkenazic Jewry which is related to Middle High German. ...

Other

Denmark

Klaus Rifbjerg (b. ...

Norway

Harald Ulrik Sverdrup (November 15, 1888 – August 21, 1957) was a Norwegian oceanographer and meteorologist who made a number of important theoretical discoveries in these fields. ...

Sweden

  • Lars Forssell, Stenar
  • Ylva Eggehorn, Hjärtats Knytnãvsslag
  • Tobias Berggren, Threnos
  • Begt Emil Johnson, Vinterminne

Lars Hans Carl Abraham Forssell (born January 14, 1928 in Stockholm, Sweden) is an author and a member of the Swedish Academy. ...

Awards and honors

Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Czesław Miłosz in September 1999 Czesław Miłosz (pronounced [ʧεsȗav miȗɔʃ]; June 30, 1911–August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet and essayist. ... // Bad Lord Byron, a film directed by David Macdonald about the Romantic poet W.H. Auden, Nones Charles Causley, Farewell Aggie Weston Hugh Kenner, The Poetry of Ezra Pound, highly influential in causing a re-assessment of Pounds poetry Robert Lowell, The Mills of the Kavanaughs Peter Mason Opie...

Australia

The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the N. S. W. Premiers Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. ... David Campbell (musician), a Canadian musician David Campbell (politician), a Canadian politician David Campbell (Virginia), a Democratic Governor, 1837-1840 David Campbell (musician, Australian musician David Campbell ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1980 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... There are multiple notable people named George Barker: George Barker (painter) (1882–1965) was a portrait and landscape painter from the United States. ... Terence Rogers Tiller (September 19, 1916 - December 24, 1987) was an English poet and radio producer. ... Roy Broadbent Fuller (11 February 1912 – 27 September 1991) was an English writer, known mostly as a poet. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Robert Minhinnick (born 1952) is a Welsh poet, essayist, novelist and translator. ... Photograph of Michael Hulse, from Salt Publishing Michael Hulse (born 1955) is an English translator, critic, and poet. ... Blake Morrison is a versatile British author who has published in a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. ... Medbh McGuckian, a poet, was born in Belfast on 12 August 1950 and educated at a Dominican convent and Queens University, Belfast. ...

United States

Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ... The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Donald Justice (born in Miami, Florida, August 12, 1925 - died in Iowa City, Iowa, August 6, 2004) was an American poet and teacher of writing. ... American Academy of Arts and Letters is an organization whose goal is to foster, assist, and sustain an interest in American literature, music, and art. ... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ... Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ...

Spanish

This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia , and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ... Miquel Martí i Pol (March 19, 1929 - November 11, 2003) was one of the most popular poets in Catalan in the 20th century. ... Galician (Galician: galego, IPA: ) is a language of the Western Ibero-Romance branch, spoken in Galicia, an autonomous community with the constitutional status of historic nationality, located in northwestern Spain and small bordering zones in neighbouring autonomous communities of Asturias and Castilla y León. ... Basque (native name: euskara) is the language spoken by the Basque people who inhabit the Pyrenees in North-Central Spain and the adjoining region of South-Western France. ...

Deaths

Vladimir Holan's grave, Olšany Cemetery

Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 2048 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1536 × 2048 pixel, file size: 1. ... Vladimír Holan (1905 - 1980) was a Czech poet that became famous especially for his language obscurity, dark topics and pessimist views in his poems. ... Olšany Cemetery (Olšanský hřbitov in Czech) is the largest graveyard in Prague, Czech Republic. ... is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Sutherland Fraser (8 November 1915 - 3 January 1980) was a Scottish poet and literary critic, and academic. ... is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Muriel Rukeyser Muriel Rukeyser (December 15, 1913–February 12, 1980) was an American poet and political activist, best known for her poems about equality, feminism, social justice, and Judaism. ... is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Hayden (August 4, 1913 - February 25, 1980), born as Asa Bundy Sheffey, was a United States African-American poet, essayist, and educator. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Arlington Wright (December 3, 1927 – March 25, 1980), was one of the most beloved American poets of the second half of the 20th century. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vladimír Holan (1905 - 1980) was a Czech poet that became famous especially for his language obscurity, dark topics and pessimist views in his poems. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur James Marshall Smith (November 8, 1902-November 21, 1980) was a Canadian poet. ... is the 332nd day of the year (333rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Julia Reynolds is a reporter with the Center for Investigative Reporting. ...

Notes

  • Britannica Book of the Year 1980 ("for events of 1979"), published by Encyclopaedia Britannica 1980 (source of many items in "Works published" section and rarely in other sections)

See also

Poetry Portal

 
 

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