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Encyclopedia > 1991 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Years in literature: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
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: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

Contents

// 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... // 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... // 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... // In the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, W.H. Audens Stop all the clocks is read as a eulogy. ... 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. ... See also: 1993 in literature, other events of 1994, 1995 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 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... 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 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. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 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). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...

Events

The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ...

Works published

John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, 1907–September 29, 1973) was an English poet. ... Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an award-winning African American woman poet. ... Image:Billycollins. ... The National Poetry Series is an American literary awards program. ... Wendy Cope (born July 21, 1945) is a contemporary English poet. ... Odysseus Elytis Odysseas Elytis was the pseudonym of Odysseas Alepoudelis (November 2, 1911–March 18, 1996), a Greek poet. ... 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. ... Kenneth Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. ...

Anthologies

Phil Mead (in full Charles Phillip Mead) was a left-handed batsman for Hampshire and England between 1905 and 1936. ... John Tranter is an Australian poet. ... Mark Strand (born April 11, 1934) is an American poet, born in Canada. ...

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. ... Jennifer Maiden (born 1949) is a contemporary 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. ... Jennifer Maiden (born 1949) is a contemporary Australian poet. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1991 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit received $10 000 dollars and a medal from the Governor General of Canada. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Photograph of Michael Hulse, from Salt Publishing Michael Hulse (born 1955) is an English translator, critic, and poet. ... Derek Mahon Derek Mahon (born 23 November 1941) is an Irish poet. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Roddy Lumsden (born 1966) is a Scottish poet. ... Glyn Maxwell (born in 1962) is a British poet. ... Several persons have been called Steven Smith or Stephen Smith, which both may be familiarised to Steve Smith: Professor Steve Smith (academic) British academic. ... The poet and writer Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh in 1961 to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. ... 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). ... Judith Wright (1915 - 2000) is regarded as one of the best Australian poets of the 20th century. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Michael Longley (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. ... American poet born in 1913 in Muskegon, Michigan and died on in 1999 in Chicago, Illinois. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... 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. ... Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet and the U.S. Poet Laureate. ... The Bollingen Prize, awarded every two years by the Bollingen Foundation, is a prestigious literary honor bestowed on a poet in recognition of the best book of new verse within the last two years, or for lifetime achievement. ... Laura Riding Jackson (1901-1991) was a United States poet, novelist, essayist and short story writer. ... 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. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet and the U.S. Poet Laureate. ... National Book Awards are annual literary awards presented since 1950 for the best American book published in the preceding year, presently in each of four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young peoples literature. ... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... 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. ... 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). ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ...

Deaths

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Choquette (April 22, 1905 – January 22, 1991) was a Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... Etheridge Knight (b. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... James Schuyler(9 November 1923 – 12 April 1991) was a major American poet in the late 20th century. ... The New York School was an informal group of American poets, painters and musicians active in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s in New York City. ... A stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA),[1] is an acute neurological injury in which the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 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. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Laura Riding Jackson (1901-1991) was a United States poet, novelist, essayist and short story writer. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Broadbent Fuller (11 February 1912 – 27 September 1991) was an English writer, known mostly as a poet. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Steven Jesse Bernstein (died October 11, 1991) was a performance artist who was recorded reading his poetry for Sub Pop Records by Steve Fisk. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... See George Barker for other notable people with the same name. ... Paul Engle (1908-1991) was a noted American poet, writer, editor, and novelist. ...

See also

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