Item description for Karl Shapiro: Selected Poems (American Poets Project) by John Updike...
Overview A reassessment of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet explores the range of his work and considers his role as a key writer of the postwar period. Edited by the author of Rabbit at Rest.
Publishers Description In this new selection, master literary craftsman John Updike provides a long-overdue reassessment of Karl Shapiro, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who has become one of the defining figures of the postwar period.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.75" Height: 8" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jan 27, 2003
Publisher Library of America
ISBN 1931082340 ISBN13 9781931082341
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More About John Updike
John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.
John Updike lived in Beverly Farms, in the state of Massachusetts. John Updike was born in 1932 and died in 2009.