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Encyclopedia > 1995 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Years in literature: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
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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: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Contents

// 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. ... // January 20 — Miller Williams of Arkansas reads his poem, Of History and Hope, at President Clintons inauguration. ... // Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, (Knopf) ; named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Mark Strand, Blizzard of One... 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. ... See also: 1994 in literature, other events of 1995, 1996 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1995 in literature, other events of 1996, 1997 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1996 in literature, other events of 1997, 1998 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1997 in literature, other events of 1998, 1999 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. ... 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. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...

Events

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Walt Whitman Walter Whitman (May 31, 1819 - March 26, 1892) was an American Romantic poet, essayist, journalist, and humanist. ...

Works published

  • John Ashbery, Can You Hear, Bird?
  • Odysseus Elytis, West of Sadness (Δυτικά της λύπης) (his last book)
  • Carl Rakosi, Poems, 1923-1941
  • Richard Howard edits The Best American Poetry 1995, changing the rules of inclusion for this year: "[P]oets whose work has appeared three or more times in this series are here and now ineligible, as are all seven former editors of the series." A total of 75 poems are included.[1]
  • Giorgos Seferis, Complete Poems (in English), trans. Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard
  • R.S. Thomas, No Truce with the Furies

John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... Odysseus Elytis Odysseas Elytis was the pseudonym of Odysseas Alepoudelis (November 2, 1911–March 18, 1996), a Greek poet. ... Carl Rakosi (November 6, 1903 – June 24, 2004) was the last surviving member of the Objectivist poets. ... Richard Howard is a distinguished American poet, literary critic, essayist, teacher, and translator. ... Cover of Complete Poems of Seferis Giorgos Seferis (Γιώργος Σεφέρης) (February 19, 1900 – September 20, 1971) was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. ... 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. ...

Awards and honors

Winners of the Nobel Prize are scientists, writers and peacemakers who have been awarded in their field of endeavour, and who are known collectively as either Nobel laureates or Nobel Prize winners. ... Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. ...

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. ... Bruce Beaver (born 1928) is a poet, born at Manly. ... 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. ... Peter Lawrence Boyle (October 18, 1935 – December 12, 2006) was an Emmy Award-winning American actor. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Jordie Albiston (born 1961) is a contemporary Australian poet and academic. ...

Canada

The 1995 Governor Generals Literary Awards were presented by Roméo LeBlanc, Governor General of Canada on November 14 at the Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Christopher Reid (born in 1949) is a British poet, essayist, cartoonist, and writer. ... Charles Hubert Sisson (1914-2003) was a British writer, best known as a poet and translator. ... Kit Wright Kit Wright is one of the most acclaimed and adored of poets for children. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Tobias Hill (born London, England, 30 March 1970) is an award-winning British poet and novelist . ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... Sean OBrien may refer to: Sean OBrien (writer) Sean OBrien (politician), member of the South Dakota State House of Representatives This human name article is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that might otherwise share the same title, which is a persons or persons name. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Mark Doty (born 1953 in Maryville, Tennessee) is an American poet. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ...

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. ... Maxine Kumin (b. ... 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 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. ... Kenneth Koch (27 February 1925 - 6 July 2002) was an American poet, playwright, and professor, active from the 1950s until his death at age 77. ... 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. ... Stanley Jasspon Kunitz (born July 29, 1905) is a noted American poet who served two years (1974–1976) as the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a precursor to the modern Poet Laureate program), and served another year as United States Poet Laureate in 2000. ... 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 L. Hass (b. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... A. R. Ammons, or Archie Randolph Ammons, (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... James Hugh Joseph Tate (1910-1983), U.S. politician James Tate (writer) b. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ... Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 - December 20, 1997) was a British born American poet. ...

New Zealand

The Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry is one category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, given out annually. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... The Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry is one category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, given out annually. ...

Deaths

February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 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. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... Brian Coffey (June 8, 1905 - April 14, 1995) was an Irish poet and publisher. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Jane Kenyon (May 23, 1947 - April 22, 1995) was an American poet and translator. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Helen Johnson, who was better known as Helene Johnson (1906-1995) was an African American poet during the Harlem Renaissance. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... May Sarton (May 3, 1912-July 16, 1995) was an American poet, novelist, and memoirist born in Wondelgem, Belgium. ... 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. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Earle Alfred Birney (May 13, 1904 – September 3, 1995) was a distinguished Canadian poet and twice winner of the Governor Generals Award for Literature (for David, 1942, and for Now Is Time, 1945). ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Donald Alfred Davie (1922-1995) was an English poet and critic. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Sir Kingsley William Amis (April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... Essex Hemphill, (1957-1995) gay, American poet, and activist. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Howard, Richard, "Introduction", page 16

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