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Encyclopedia > 1986 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Years in literature: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
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: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

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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. ... See also: 1988 in literature, other events of 1989, 1990 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 Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1950s was the decade spanning the years 1950 to 1959. ... 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 examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also 1990s, the band Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... 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. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... You may be looking for: Robert W. Service a poet. ... The Cremation of Sam McGee is the most famous of Robert W. Services poems. ... Wendy Cope (born July 21, 1945) is a contemporary British poet. ... In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... Percy Bysshe Shelley Percy Bysshe Shelley (August 4, 1792 – July 8, 1822; pronounced ) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is widely considered to be among the finest lyric poets of the English language. ... New York Public Library, central block, built 1897–1911, Carrère and Hastings, architects (June 2003) The New York Public Library (NYPL), one of three public library systems serving New York City, is one of the leading libraries in the United States. ...

Works published

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. ... Lawrence Ferlinghetti Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born March 24, 1919) is a poet who is best known as the co-owner of the City Lights Bookstore and publishing house, which published early literary works of the Beat Generation, including Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. ... Marilyn Hacker (born 1942) is an American poet, critic, and reviewer. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ... Kama Sywor KAMANDA Kama Sywor KAMANDA was born in 1952 in Luebo, Congo, to a family of Bantu- Egyptian origin. ... Vikram Seth (pronounced ), born June 20, 1952 is an Indian poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, childrens writer, biographer and memoirist. ... The Golden Gate (1986) is author/poet Vikram Seths first novel. ...

Awards

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. ... John A. Scott or John Scott (b. ... 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. ... Captain Robert Gray (His one missing eye not shown. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1986 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. ... 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. ... James Fenton (born April 25, 1949, Lincoln, England) has been, at various times, a journalist, poet, literary critic, and professor. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Lachlan Mackinnon (b. ... The Gold Medal for Poetry, originally instituted by King George V, is awarded in some years on 23 April, for a book of verse written by a United Kingdom or British Commonwealth citizen; before 1985 it was awarded only to British writers (this rule clearly not having hardened by 1940). ... The cover of MacCaigs Selected Poems Norman MacCaig (14 November 1910 – 23 January 1996) was a Scottish poet. ...

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. ... 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. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey. ... Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was a prolific American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. ... 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. ... 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. ... Sir Henry Taylor (October 18, 1800 - March 27, 1886) was an English dramatist. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Image:AdrienneRich. ...

Deaths

January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Kaufman (April 18, 1925 – January 12, 1986), born Robert Garnell Kaufman in New Orleans, Louisiana, was an American Beat poet and surrealist inspired by jazz music. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 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... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... John Anthony Ciardi (June 24, 1916 - March 30, 1986) was an American poet, translator, and etymologist. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Rex Warner (March 9, 1905 - June 24, 1986) was an English classicist, writer and translator. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... Brion Gysin (January 19, 1916 - July 13, 1986) was a writer and painter. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Milton Acorn (March 30, 1923 - August 20, 1986), nicknamed The Peoples Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth (May 31, 1893 – August 31, 1986) was an American author. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Henry Reed (February 22, 1914 - December 8, 1986) was a British poet, translator, radio dramatist and journalist. ...

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