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by Donald T. Hall

ePub The Pleasures of Poetry download
Author:
Donald T. Hall
ISBN13:
978-0060426040
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0060426047
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HarperCollins (June 1, 1971)
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The Pleasures of Poetry book.

The Pleasures of Poetry book. He began writing as an adolescent and attended the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference at the age of sixteen-the same year he had his first work published. Donald Hall published numerous books of poetry. Besides poetry, Donald Hall wrote books on baseball, the sculptor Henry Moore, and the poet Marianne Moore.

Donald Hall was considered one of the major American poets of his generation. His poetry explores the longing for a more bucolic past and reflects the poet’s abiding reverence for nature. Although Hall gained early success with his first collection, Exiles and Marriages (1955), his later poetry is generally regarded as the best of his career.

Donald Hall (1928- ) was born in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1928. He received his degrees from Harvard College and Oxford University. Hall has published 15 books of poetry, including most recently White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946–2006. Donald Hall received the Marshall/Nation Award in 1987 for his "The Happy Man"; both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award in 1988 for "The One Day"; the Lily Prize for Poetry in 1994; and two Guggenheim Fellowships. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Besides poetry, Donald Hall has written books on baseball, the sculptor Henry Moore, and the poet Marianne .

Besides poetry, Donald Hall has written books on baseball, the sculptor Henry Moore, and the poet Marianne Moore. He is also the author of children's books, including Ox-Cart Man (1979), which won the Caldecott Medal; short stories, including Willow Temple: New and Selected Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 2003); and plays.

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Donald Hall was born into a New England realm of darkness and privilege. The family business was the Brock-Hall Dairy in Hamden, Conn

Donald Hall was born into a New England realm of darkness and privilege. The family business was the Brock-Hall Dairy in Hamden, Conn. But later, when he was around 7, she withdrew into illness, dropping to 68 pounds from 160 because of what Hall suspects was anorexia and depression.

Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet, who served as Poet laureate of both the United States and New Hampshire. Hall was born in Hamden, Connecticut, the only child of Donald Andrew Hall, a businessman, and Lucy (Wells). He began writing even before reaching his teens, beginning with poems and short stories, and then moving on to novels and dramatic verse.

Donald Hall is an American master, one of the nation’s most beloved and accomplished poets. It's a book I'd recommend to anyone with an interest in poetry. This book of Selected Poems is a fine addition which will help us understand where Hall was coming from

Donald Hall is an American master, one of the nation’s most beloved and accomplished poets. Now in his eighties, having taken stock of the body of his work—rigorous, gorgeous verse that is the result of seventy years of “ambition and pleasure”—he strips it down. This book of Selected Poems is a fine addition which will help us understand where Hall was coming from. His poems after his wife's death are especially moving.

Donald Hall was born in Hamden, Connecticut, the only child of. .

Donald Hall was born in Hamden, Connecticut, the only child of Donald Andrew Hall, a businessman, and Lucy Wells. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, then earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1951 and a . itt, from Oxford in 1953. Hall received a honorary PhD, Lit. from Bates College in 1991. Hall began writing even before reaching his teens, beginning with poems and short stories, and then moving on to novels and dramatic verse. Lawrence Glendinning(9/14/2007 1:21:00 AM). I want to learn more about him.

Besides poetry, Donald Hall wrote numerous books of prose, including works about baseball, the sculptor Henry Moore, and the poet Marianne Moore. He also wrote children's books, including Ox-Cart Man (Viking Press, 1979), which won the Caldecott Medal; short stories, including Willow Temple: New and Selected Stories (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003); and plays. He published several autobiographical works, such as The Best Day The Worst Day: Life with Jane Kenyon (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005) and Life Work (Beacon Press, 1993), which won the New England Book Award for nonfiction.

Compilation of lyrical works surveys the achievements of American and British poets ranging from John Donne to the Beatles