FACTOID # 26: Delaware is the latchkey kid capital of America, with 71.8% of households having both parents in the labor force.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > 1996 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Years in literature: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
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: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

Contents

// In the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, W.H. Audens Stop all the clocks is read as a eulogy. ... // February 16 — Announcement that 300 poems by S.T. Coleridge have been discovered February 17 — Sothebys announces discovery of four Walt Whitman notebooks 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... // 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: 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. ... See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 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 is about the decade starting at the beginning of 2000 and ending at the end of 2009. ... 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. ... 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. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

Events

  • The movie Dead Man, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, about a man named William Blake on a trek through the American West who is taken as the resurrected Romantic poet by a character named Nobody.

Dead Man is a 1995 film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. ... Jim Jarmusch Jim Jarmusch (born January 22, 1953 in Akron, Ohio) is a noted American independent film director. ... William Blake in an 1807 portrait by Thomas Phillips William Blake (November 28, 1757–August 12, 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. ...

Works published

translation into English of the the 1923 work A. R. Ammons, or Archie Randolph Ammons, (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... Virginia Hamilton Adair (February 28, 1913, New York City - September 16, 2004, Claremont, California) was an American poet who became famous later in life with the 1996 publication of Ants on the Melon. Mary Virginia Hamilton was born in the Bronx and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. ... Raymond Carver Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. ... Mark Jarman (born 5 June 1952) is a United States poet and critic often identified with the New Narrative branch of the New Formalism. ... David Mason (born 11 December 1954) is a United States writer. ... 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. ... Bookcover of Works and Days in Russian Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a Russian-born poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... Image:AdrienneRich. ... Sir Muhammad Iqbāl (Urdu: ‎) (November 9, 1877 – April 21, 1938) was an Indian Muslim poet, philosopher and politician, whose poetry in Persian and Urdu is regarded as among the greatest in modern times. ... Bang-i-Dara (Urdu: با نگ درا; or The Call Of The Marching Bell; published in Urdu, 1924) was the first Urdu philosophical poetry book of Allama Iqbal, the great poet-philosopher of Indian Subcontinent. ... Urdu literature has a long and colorful history that is inextricably tied to the development of that very language, Urdu, in which it is written. ... // Djuna Barnes, A Book, collection of prose and poetry e. ...


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. ... A 1996 post stamp with Wisława Szymborska Wisława Szymborska (born July 2, 1923) is a Polish poet, essayist and translator of French literature, laureate of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996. ...

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. ... Peter Bakowski (15 October 1954-), Australian Poet, was born in Melbourne, to Polish-German immigrants. ... 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. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Morgan Yasbincek (born 1964) is a contemporary Australian poet, novelist and academic. ...

Canada

The 1996 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit were presented on November 14th 1996. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac aGhobhainn) (January 1, 1928 - October 15, 1998) was a Scottish man of letters, writing in both English and Scottish Gaelic, and a prolific author in both languages. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Jane Patricia Griffiths is a United Kingdom politician and linguist. ... Jane Holland (born November 1966 in Barkingside, Essex) is an award-winning English poet, performer and novelist whose poems have been widely published in magazines and broadcast on the radio. ... some gay kid ... Sinead Morrissey was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1972. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... A fuller is someone who treats cloth: see Fuller (cloth-making). ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... The Orange Prize for Fiction is one of the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary prizes, awarded annually for the best original full-length novel by a female author of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK in the preceding year. ... Helen Dunmore (born December 12, 1952) is a British poet, novelist and childrens writer. ... 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). ... Peter William Redgrove (1932- 2003) was a prolific British poet, who also wrote works with his second wife Penelope Shuttle on menstruation and womens health, novels and plays. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Leslie Allan Murray (b. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney (IPA: //) (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. ...

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 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. ... 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. ... Hayden Carruth (born August 3, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A) is an American poet and literary critic. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Jorie Pepper Graham-Galvin (born May 9, 1950), American poet and the editor of numerous volumes of poetry. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... Gerald Stern (born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American 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. ... Image:AdrienneRich. ... The Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets, or Academy Fellowship, was the first award of its kind in the United States. ... People named Jay Wright include: Jay Wright (poet) (b. ...

Deaths

Bookcover of Works and Days in Russian Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a Russian-born poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... San Michele, nicknamed The Island of the Dead, is the cemetery island of Venice. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bookcover of Works and Days in Russian Joseph Brodsky (May 24, 1940 – January 28, 1996), born Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: ) was a Russian-born poet and essayist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature (1987) and was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States (1991-1992). ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Odysseus Elytis Odysseas Elytis was the pseudonym of Odysseas Alepoudelis (November 2, 1911–March 18, 1996), a Greek poet. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... George Mackay Brown (1921 - 1996), was a poet, author and dramatist. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Geoffrey Dearmer (March 21, 1893 - 18 August 1996) was a British poet. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image:Loy-Haweis1904. ... Larry Levis (1946-1996) was an acclaimed U.S. poet of the latter part of the twentieth century. ...

See also

Poetry Portal

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m