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Encyclopedia > 1985 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Years in literature: 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
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: 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988

Contents

// 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... // December 19 - Philip Larkin turns down the British Poet Laureateship, and Ted Hughes becomes Poet Laureate. ... // March 4 - President Ronald Reagan publicly recites from memory lines from Robert Services The Cremation of Sam McGee Wendy Cope, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis a best-seller December 18 Pforzheimer Collection of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and his circle donated to the New York Public Library... // Charles Bukowski, fictionalised as alter ego Henry Chinaski, becomes the subject of the film Barfly starring Mickey Rourke. ... // Joseph Brodsky, To Urania Federico García Lorca, Poeta en Nueva York first translation into English as A Poet in New York this year (written in 1930, first published posthumously in 1940) Philip Larkin, Collected Poems Michael Palmer, Sun The New British Poetry, a poetry anthology, jointly edited by Gillian... 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. ... See also: 1983 in literature, other events of 1984, 1985 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1984 in literature, other events of 1985, 1986 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1985 in literature, other events of 1986, 1987 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1986 in literature, other events of 1987, 1988 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1987 in literature, other events of 1988, 1989 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... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Recovering from World War II and its aftermath, the economic miracle emerged in West Germany and Italy. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... This article is becoming very long. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

  • The term "New Formalism" was first used in the article "The Yuppie Poet" in the May 1985 issue of the AWP Newsletter in an attack on the poetry movement. The term was adopted as the name of the movement by those in it.
  • A memorial to Hugh MacDiarmid is unveiled near his home at Langholm, Scotland.
  • Boulevard magazine founded at St. Louis University by Richard Burgin.

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. ... The AWP Newsletter is a regular publication of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs External links AWP website Category: ... Hugh MacDiarmid was the pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve (August 11, 1892, Langholm - September 9, 1978), perhaps the most important Scottish poet of the 20th century. ... Langholm and the River Esk, showing Langholm Bridge Langholm, also known as the Muckle Toon, is a burgh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, on the River Esk and the A7 road. ... Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ...

Works published

John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... Paul Blackburn was one of the leading poets of his time. ... Raymond Carver Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. ... Maxine Chernoff is an American writer and poet. ... Amy Clampitt (1920-1994) was an American poet and author. ... Robert Hayden (August 4, 1913 - February 25, 1980), born as Asa Bundy Sheffey, was a United States African-American poet, essayist, and educator. ... Dimitris P. Kraniotis (Greek Δημήτρης Π. Κρανιώτης) is a Greek poet. ... William Logan (born 1950) is an American poet, critic and scholar. ... Lorine Niedecker (May 12, 1903 - December 31, 1970) was born on the Black Hawk Island near Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. ... Gjertrud Schnackenberg (1953 - ) is an American poet. ... Elizabeth Smart is the name of: Elizabeth Smart, 20th century Canadian author Elizabeth Smart, American teenager whose kidnapping from her Utah home in 2002 gained significant media attention; later rescued March 2003 This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the... Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE, (February 28, 1909 – July 16, 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work. ... Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March 1913 – 25 September 2000) (published as R. S. Thomas) was a Welsh poet and Anglican Clergyman, noted for his nationalism and spirituality. ...

Spain

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

Awards and honors

Australia

The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, for a significant selection of new work by a poet published in a book. ... Kevin Hart Kevin Hart was born in 1954, grew up in London and Brisbane, and was educated at the Australian National University and the University of Melbourne. ... Rosemary Dobson is an award winning Australian poet. ... 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. ... Kevin Hart Kevin Hart was born in 1954, grew up in London and Brisbane, and was educated at the Australian National University and the University of Melbourne. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1985 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. ... Dannie Abse (really Daniel Abse, born September 22, 1923) is a British poet and writer. ... Peter William Redgrove (1932- 2003) was a prolific British poet, who also wrote works with his second wife Penelope Shuttle on menstruation and womens health, novels and plays. ... Early Career Brian Dolphin Taylor is a British drummer, whose career started when he gave a friend a lift to audition as bass guitarist, for the Tom Robinson Band in 1976. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Julian May (born July 10, 1931) is an American science fiction writer, best known for her Saga of Pliocene Exile (Saga of the Exiles in the UK) and Galactic Milieu books. ...

United States

The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is a major American literary award for a first full-length book of poetry in the English language. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... The Bernard F. Conners Prize for Poetry is given by the Paris Review for the finest poem over 200 lines published in The Paris Review in a given year, according to the magazine. ... James Schuyler(9 November 1923 – 12 April 1991) was a major American poet in the late 20th century. ... The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress is appointed by the United States Librarian of Congress and earns a stipend of $35,000 a year. ... Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an award-winning African American woman poet. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ... Amy Clampitt (1920-1994) was an American poet and author. ... Maxine Kumin (b. ...

Deaths

January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Reginald Scott (Frank Scott, F.R. Scott) (August 1, 1899 - January 30, 1985) was a Canadian poet, intellectual and constitutional expert. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Stuart Fitzgerald (1910 - 1985) was best known as a translator of ancient Greek and Latin. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... Basil Cheesman Bunting (March 3, 1900 – 1985) was a British modernist poet. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Robert Gruntal Nathan (1894 - 1984) was an US writer. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... Alfred Hayes (August 8, 1928 – July 21, 2005) was a professional wrestler, manager, and later World Wrestling Federation commentator. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... Nikos Engonopoulos (October 21, 1907 – October 31, 1985) was a modern Greek painter and poet. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Geoffrey Grigson (2nd March 1905 - 1985) was an English writer. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and jazz critic. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of Robert Graves (circa 1974) by Rab Shiell Robert von Ranke Graves (24 July 1895 – 5 November 1955) was an English poet, scholar, and novelist. ... Josephine Miles (June 11, 1911 - 1985) was the first woman to be tenured in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley. ...

See also

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