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Encyclopedia > 1990 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Years in literature: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Decades in poetry: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Centuries in poetry: 19th century 20th century 21st century
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993

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// 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... // Nobel prize: Derek Walcott C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Harris, Jane, Interlinear and Other Poems Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Elizabeth Riddell, Selected Poems Mary Gilmore Prize: Alison Croggon - This is the Stone See 1992 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for... 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. ... See also: 1991 in literature, other events of 1992, 1993 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1992 in literature, other events of 1993, 1994 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 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. ... This decade is expected to be called the twenty-twenties. The Roman decennia number is XX. Those people born in the 1970s and 1980s will most likely be in positions of power. ... 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. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

Events

Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey. ...

Works published

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... 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. ... Omeros is a 1990 book of poetry by Derek Walcott. ...

Honors and 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. ... Robert Adamson (born 1944) is a contemporary Australian poet and publisher. ... 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. ... Robert Adamson (born 1944) is a contemporary Australian poet and publisher. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1990 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $5 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Sir Kingsley William Amis (April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Don Paterson (born 1963) is a Scottish poet and musician who was awarded the TS Eliot Prize for poetry for the second time in six years in 2004, and having already won the poetry category narrowly missed the same years Whitbread Prize. ... John Wells may be: John Wells (rower) who competed for the Independent Rowing Club (USA) in Rowing at the 1904 Summer Olympics John Wells (1936 — 1998) British satirist. ... 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). ... Sorley MacLean (Scottish Gaelic: ) (b. ...

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. ... William Stanley (W.S.) Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... Christopher Logue (born Portsmouth, 1926) is an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival. ... The Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry is a biennial prize given by the Library of Congress on behalf of the nation in recognition for the most distinguished book of poetry written by an American and published during the preceding two years. ... 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. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 - December 20, 1997) was a British born American poet. ... James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 - November 12, 1997) was an American poet, publisher, and man of letters. ... The National Book Award for Poetry has been given since 1950 and is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually for outstanding literary works by American citizens. ... 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. ... Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, born in Canada. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Charles Simic Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is an American poet. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Hayden Carruth (born August 3, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A) is an American poet and literary critic. ...

Deaths

May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... Mary Oppen (b. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Lawrence Durrell (February 27, 1912 – November 7, 1990) was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer. ...

See also

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