1936 in poetry

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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Events[edit]

The olive tree near Alfacar, where Federico García Lorca was executed, as it was in 1999. Many people have left quotations from his works in its branches.[1]

Works published in English[edit]

Canada[edit]

India, in English[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

  • Ursula Bethell, Time and Place: poems by the author of 'From a garden in the Antipodes, Christchurch: Caxton Press[13]
  • Robin Hyde:
    • Passport to Hell
    • Check To Your King

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Other in English[edit]

Works published in other languages[edit]

France[edit]

Indian subcontinent[edit]

Including all of the British colonies that later became India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Listed alphabetically by first name, regardless of surname:

Bengali[edit]

  • Mohitlal Majumdar, Smara-garal, Bengali[12]
  • Rabindranath Tagore, in these two works as well as in some others of the mid- and early 1930s, the author introduced a new rhythm in poetry that "had a tremendous impact on the modern poets", according to Indian academic Sisir Kumar Das:[12]

Urdu[edit]

Translation, commentary and crical appreciation of Pas Cheh Bayad Kard and Masnavi Musafir in Urdu by Dr Elahi Bakhsh Akhtar Awan, publishers University Book Agency Peshawar Pakistan, 1960.

Other Indian languages[edit]

Spanish language[edit]

Peru[edit]

Spain[edit]

  • Federico García Lorca (killed this year; see deaths, below):
    • Diván del Tamarit (Spanish for "The Diván of Tamarit") written this year, will be published in 1941);
    • Sonetos del amor oscuro ("Sonnets of Dark Love") published this year
    • Primeras canciones ("First Songs") published this year
  • Jorge Guillén, Cántico, second, enlarged edition, with 125 poems in seven sections (first edition, with 75 poems, 1928)[26]
  • Miguel Hernández, El rayo que no cesa
  • Pedro Salinas, Razón d'amor ("Reason for Love")[26]
  • Luis Felipe Vivanco, Cantos de primavera ("Songs of Springtime")[26]

Other languages[edit]

  • Gottfried Benn, Ausgewählte Gedichte ("Selected Poems"); when first published in May, the book contained two poems that were removed for the next edition in November : "Mann und Frau gehen durch die Krebsbaracke" and "D-Zug". The vast majority of the first editions were collected and destroyed.
  • Paul la Cour, Dette er vort Liv ("This Is Our Life"), Denmark[27]
  • Martinus Nijhoff, Het Uur U, Netherlands
  • Cesare Pavese, Lavorare stanca ("Hard Work"), shortened by four poems deleted by Fascist censors; expanded version nearly double in size published in 1942; Florence: Solaria, Italy[17]
  • August Sang, Üks noormees otsib õnne, Estonia

Awards and honors[edit]

Births[edit]

Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

Deaths[edit]

A. E. Housman's grave at St. Laurence's Church in Ludlow

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gibson, Ian Lorca's Granada ISBN 0-571-16489-7
  2. ^ Mac Liammoir, Michael, and Eavan Boland, W. B. Yeats, Thames and Hudson (part of the "Thames and Hudson Literary Lives" series), London, 1971, pp 121-122
  3. ^ Gnarowsky, Michael, "Poetry in English, 1918-1960", article in The Canadian Encyclopedia, retrieved February 8, 2009
  4. ^ Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "Canadian Poetry" article, English "History and Criticism" section, p 164
  5. ^ Burris Devanney, Sandra Campbell and Domenico Di Nardo. "Kenneth Leslie: A Preliminary Bibliography." Canadian Poetry: Studies/Documents/Reviews No.05 (Fall/Winter 1979), UWO, Web, Apr. 15, 2011
  6. ^ Michael Gnarowski, "New Provinces: Poems of Several Authors," Canadian Encyclopedia (Hurtig: Edmonton, 1988), 1479.
  7. ^ a b Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  8. ^ Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 316, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
  9. ^ Naik, M. K., Perspectives on Indian poetry in English, p. 230, (published by Abhinav Publications, 1984, ISBN 0-391-03286-0, ISBN 978-0-391-03286-6), retrieved via Google Books, June 12, 2009
  10. ^ a b Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 322, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
  11. ^ Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 319, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  13. ^ Web page titled "Ursula Bethell / New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 30, 2008
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  15. ^ a b Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, editors, The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973, ISBN 0-393-09357-3
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press
  17. ^ a b c Web page titled "Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 9, 2009. Archived 2009-05-04.
  18. ^ "Ingamells, Reginald Charles (Rex) (1913 - 1955)", article, Australian Dictionary of Biography online edition, retrieved May 12, 2009. Archived 2009-05-14.
  19. ^ a b c d Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0-394-52197-8
  20. ^ Web page titled "POET Francis Jammes (1868 - 1938)", at The Poetry Foundation website, retrieved August 30, 2009
  21. ^ Web page titled "Saint-John Perse: The Nobel Prize in Literature 1960: Bibliography" at the Nobel Prize Website, retrieved July 20, 2009. Archived 2009-07-24.
  22. ^ a b c Paniker, Ayyappa, "Modern Malayalam Literature" chapter in George, K. M., editor, Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology, pp 231–255, published by Sahitya Akademi, 1992, retrieved January 10, 2009
  23. ^ Web page titled "Rafael Méndez Dorich," Sol Negro website, retrieved August 20, 2011
  24. ^ a b Fitts, Dudley, editor, Anthology of Contemporary Latin-American Poetry/Antología de la Poesía Americana Contemporánea Norfolk, Conn., New Directions, (also London: The Falcoln Press, but this book was "Printed in U.S.A.), 1947, p 635
  25. ^ Web page titled "César Vallejo" at the website of the Academy of American Poets, retrieved August 28, 2011
  26. ^ a b c Debicki, Andrew P., Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Modernity and Beyond, p 43, University Press of Kentucky, 1995, ISBN 978-0-8131-0835-3, retrieved via Google Books, November 21, 2009
  27. ^ "Danish Poetry" in Preminger, Alex; Brogan, T. V. F. et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications, 1993. p. 272.