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Encyclopedia > 1997 in poetry
Years in poetry: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Years in literature: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
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: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

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// 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: 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. ... See also: 1999 in literature, other events of 2000, 2001 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. ... See also 1990s, the band 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 does not cite its references or sources. ... 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. ... 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 Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

Events

January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Miller Williams (born April 8, 1930) is an American contemporary poet, as well as a translator and editor. ... Combatants Allied Powers: British Empire France Italy Russia United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary Bulgaria Germany Ottoman Empire Commanders Ferdinand Foch Georges Clemenceau Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Herbert Henry Asquith Douglas Haig John Jellicoe Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Wilhelm II Paul von Hindenburg... Wilfred Owen Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (March 18, 1893 – November 4, 1918) was an English poet and soldier, regarded by some as the leading poet of the First World War. ... Siegfried Sassoon, 1916 Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC (September 8, 1886 – September 1, 1967) was an English poet and author. ... Regeneration is a prize-winning novel by Pat Barker, first published in 1991. ... Pat Barker (born May 8, 1943) is an English writer and historian. ...

Important works published

  • Tess Gallagher, At the Owl Woman Saloon (Scribner), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Amy Clampitt, The Collected Poems of Amy Clampitt' (Knopf), published posthumously, named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Jorie Graham, The Errancy: Poems (Ecco), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Robert Fagles (translator), The Odyssey by Homer (Viking), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Jane Kenyon, Otherwise: New and Selected Poems (Graywolf), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Maxine Kumin, Selected Poems, 1960-1990 (Norton), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review
  • Robert Hass, Sun Under Wood: New Poems (Ecco), named a "notable book of the year" by The New York Times Book Review

Tess Gallagher (b. ... Amy Clampitt (1920-1994) was an American poet and author. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Robert Fagles is a Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. ... Homer (Greek Hómēros) was a legendary early Greek poet and aoidos (singer) traditionally credited with the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey. ... Jane Kenyon (1947 - 1995) was an American poet and translator. ... Maxine Kumin (b. ... Robert L. Hass (b. ...

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. ... Leslie Allan Murray (b. ... 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. ...

Canada

The winners of the 1997 Governor Generals Literary Awards was announced on November 18th by Donna Scott, Chairman of the Canada Council for the Arts. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Gillian Clarke is a prominent Anglo-Welsh poet, whose work is much studied in UK schools. ... Roger Moore and Tony Curtis in The Persuaders! Tony Curtis (born June 3, 1925) is an American film actor. ... Anne Stevenson is an American-British poet and writer. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Graham Nelson (born 1968) is the creator of the Inform design system for creating interactive fiction (IF) games. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... 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. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Edward (Ted) James Hughes, OM, referred to normally as Ted Hughes, (August 17, 1930 – October 28, 1998) was an English poet and childrens writer. ...

United States

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. ... Young Gary Snyder, on one of his early book covers Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet, essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. ... 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. ... Fred Davis Chappell (b. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American 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. ... John Drury was a news anchor on both WGN-TV and WLS-TV. External links ABC7Chicago. ... 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. ... 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 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 Pinsky 15 May 2005 Robert Pinsky (born October 20, 1940) is an American poet and former Poet Laureate of the United States (1997-2000). ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... William Matthews (November 11, 1942 – November 12, 1997) was an American poet and essayist. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... Anthony Ivan Hecht, (January 16, 1923-October 20, 2004), was an American poet. ...

Deaths

January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was a popular United States poet and novelist. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Laurie Lee, Laurence Edward Alan Lee (June 26, 1914 - May 13, 1997), was a poet and novelist from the village of Slad, near Stroud in Gloucestershire, England. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 - November 12, 1997) was an American poet, publisher, and man of letters. ... William Matthews (November 11, 1942 – November 12, 1997) was an American poet and essayist. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... David Ignatow was born in Brooklyn on February 7, 1914, and spent most of his life in the New York City area. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Denise Levertov (October 24, 1923 - December 20, 1997) was a British born American poet. ...

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