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Encyclopedia > 1988 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Years in literature: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
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: 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991

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// 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. ... // Dead Poets Society, a film with excerpts from many traditional poets, ending with the title and opening line of Walt Whitmans lament on the death of Abraham Lincoln, O Captain! My Captain! My Left Foot, a film about Christy Brown, the Irish poet, and based on his autobiography Edward... // Allen Ginsberg crowned Majelis King in Prague on May Day Maya Angelou, I Shall Not be Moved Derek Walcott, Omeros C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Mary Gilmore Prize: Kristopher Rassemussen - In the Name of... 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. ... See also: 1989 in literature, other events of 1990, 1991 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1990 in literature, other events of 1991, 1992 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 from the 1st of January, 1950 to the 31st December, 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. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... 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. ... This article is about the year. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

Works published

Joseph Brodsky Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... Federico García Lorca Federico García Lorca (June 5, 1898 – August 19, 1936) was a Spanish poet and dramatist, also remembered as a painter, pianist, and composer. ... // Frost Medal inaugurated by the Poetry Society of America John Masefield becomes Poet Laureate T.S. Eliot - Ash Wednesday W. H. Auden, Poems, his first published book (accepted by T.S. Eliot on behalf of Faber & Faber, which remained Audens publisher for the rest of his life) Samuel Beckett... // Aldous Huxley is a screenwriter for the movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice W.H. Auden, Another Time Sir John Betjeman, Old Lights for New Chancels T.S. Eliot, East Coker, published in New English Weekly Dylan Thomas, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog Pulitzer Prize for Poetry... Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and jazz critic. ... Michael Palmer (b. ... An anthology is a collection of literary works, originally of poems, but in recent years its usage has broadened to be applied to collections of short stories and comic strips. ... Fred DAguiar (Born February 2, 1960) is an author of poetry, novels, and drama. ... Eric Mottram (1924 - January 16, 1995) was a teacher, critic, editor and poet who was one of the central figures in the British Poetry Revival. ... Feminism is a social theory and political movement primarily informed and motivated by the experience of women. ... Afro-Caribbean may refer to: the British Afro-Caribbean community other members of the African diaspora in or from the Carribean This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... The British Poetry Revival is the general name given to a loose poetic movement in Britain that took place in the 1960s and 1970s. ... // Charles Causley, Underneath the Water Rod McKuen - Lonesome Cities Black Fire, edited by LeRoi Jones and Larry Neal, an anthology of African American poetry See 1968 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ...

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. ... Judith Beveridge (born 1956) is a contemporary Australian poet, editor and academic. ... 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. ... Judith Beveridge (born 1956) is a contemporary Australian poet, editor and academic. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Judith Beveridge (born 1956) is a contemporary Australian poet, editor and academic. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1988 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs (born 9 July 1918) is a British poet and translator, known for his verse influenced by classical myths, and the long Arthurian poem Artorius (1972). ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Michael Symmons Roberts was born in Preston, Lancashire, in 1963. ... Simon Armitage Simon Armitage (born May 26, 1963 in Huddersfield) is a British poet, playwright and novelist. ... Robert Crawford (4th July 1886) was a footballer who played for Liverpool Football Club during the early part of the 20th century. ... 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). ... 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 in English. ...

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 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry is an annual prize, administered by the Sewanee Review and the University of the South, awarded to a writer who has had a substantial and distinguished career. ... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... 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. ... David Lehman (born 1948) is the series editor for The Best American Poetry book series and a poet. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. ... 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. ... Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate on two separate occasions: from 1963 to 1964, and from 1988 to 1990. ... // Sir John Betjeman, Ring of Bells Leonard Cohen, Flowers for Hitler, including The Only Tourist in Havana Turns his Thoughts Homeward Philip Larkin, The Whitsun Weddings. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... William Meredith may refer to more than one person: William Meredith (poet) William M. Meredith, a U.S. Treasury Secretary Sir William Meredith, 3rd Baronet, a minor British politician. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Anthony Ivan Hecht, (January 16, 1923-October 20, 2004), was an American poet. ...

Deaths

February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Duncan (January 7, 1919 – February 3, 1988), was an American poet associated with the Black Mountain poets and the beat generation. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... John Clellon Holmes (March 12th, 1926 - March 2nd, 1988) is best known for his 1952 book Go, which described characters such as Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsberg and is considered the first Beat novel. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... Miguel Piñero (December 19, 1946-June 18, 1988) born in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, was a playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 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. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Baronet CH (November 15, 1897–October 1, 1988) was an English writer, best known as an art critic and writer on architecture, particularly the baroque. ...

See also

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