1956 in poetry

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            List of years in poetry       (table)
... 1946 . 1947 . 1948 . 1949 . 1950 . 1951 . 1952 ...
1953 1954 1955 -1956- 1957 1958 1959
... 1960 . 1961 . 1962 . 1963 . 1964 . 1965 . 1966 ...
   In literature: 1953 1954 1955 -1956- 1957 1958 1959     
Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Philosophy . Science +...

Events[edit]

Works published in English[edit]

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

Canada[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

  • Robert Chapman and Jonathan Bennett, editors, An Anthology of New Zealand Verse, Oxford University Press
  • D'Arcy Cresswell, The Voyage of the Hurunui : a Ballad, Christchurch: Caxton Press
  • Charles Doyle, A Splinter of Glass[10][11]

India in English[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Works published in other languages[edit]

Listed by language and often by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

India[edit]

In each section, listed in alphabetical order by first name:

Dogri[edit]

Gujarati[edit]

Kannada[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Other Indian languages[edit]

Spanish language[edit]

Other languages[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Births[edit]

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

Deaths[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Neal T. Jones, editor, A Book of Days for the Literary Year, New York and London: Thames and Hudson (1984), unpaginated, ISBN 0-500-01332-2
  2. ^ Allen Ginsberg, Howl: Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript & Variant Editions, Fully Annotated by Author, with Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts & Bibliography, edited by Barry Miles [HarperPerennial, 1995], p. 155
  3. ^ "North Carolina’s Black Mountain College: A New Deal in American Education". Artes Magazine. 2010-09-13. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  4. ^ a b Roberts, Neil, editor, A Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry, Part III, Chapter 3, "Canadian Poetry", by Cynthia Messenger, Blackwell Publishing, 2003, ISBN 978-1-4051-1361-8, retrieved via Google Books, January 3, 2009
  5. ^ Gnarowsky, Michael, "Poetry in English, 1918-1960", article in The Canadian Encyclopedia, retrieved February 8, 2009
  6. ^ a b c d Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  7. ^ "Louis Dudek: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 6, 2011.
  8. ^ a b c "Irving Layton: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, Web, May 7, 2011.
  9. ^ a b "Notes on Life and Works," Selected Poetry of Raymond Souster, Representative Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  10. ^ Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "New Zealand Poetry" article, "Anthologies" section, p 837
  11. ^ "Denis Glover" article in The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, 1966 website, accessed April 21, 2008
  12. ^ Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 314, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 6, 2010
  13. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 237, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972")
  14. ^ Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, editors, The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973, ISBN 0-393-09357-3
  15. ^ a b c d Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  16. ^ a b c d M. L. Rosenthal, The New Poets: American and British Poetry Since World War II, New York: Oxford University Press, 1967, "Selected Bibliography: Individual Volumes by Poets Discussed", pp 334-340
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)
  18. ^ Everett, Nicholas, "Robert Creeley's Life and Career" at the Modern American Poetry website, accessed May 1, 2008
  19. ^ Web page titled "W. S. Merwin (1927- )" at the Poetry Foundation Web site, retrieved June 8, 2010
  20. ^ a b c d e 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
  21. ^ Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, p 810, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0-14-042385-3
  22. ^ Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "German Poetry" article, "Anthologies in German" section, pp 473-474
  23. ^ a b Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "German Poetry" article, "Criticism in German" section, p 474
  24. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t 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
  25. ^ Mohan, Sarala Jag, Chapter 4: "Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature" (Google books link), in Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, editors, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008
  26. ^ Web page titled "Kunwar Narain" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 12, 2010
  27. ^ Web page titled "Biblioteca de autores contemporaneos / Mario Benedetti - El autor" (in Spanish), retrieved May 27, 2009. Archived 2009-05-30.
  28. ^ Web page titled "José Santos Chocano" at the Jaume University website, retrieved August 29, 2011
  29. ^ Eugenio Montale, Collected Poems 1920-1954, translated and edited by Jonathan Galassi, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998, ISBN 0-374-12554-6
  30. ^ "Cumulative List of Winners of the Governor General's Literary Awards", Canada Council. Web, Feb. 10, 2011. http://www.canadacouncil.ca/NR/rdonlyres/E22B9A3C-5906-41B8-B39C-F91F58B3FD70/0/cumulativewinners2010rev.pdf
  31. ^ Ramazani, Jahan, Richard Ellman and Robert O'Clair, The Noroton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 2: Contemporary Poetry, third edition, 2003, p 1030, New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
  32. ^ Poetry International website Web page on Bai Hua, retrieved November 22, 2008
  33. ^ "Poet Mick Imlah dies, aged 52", January 12, 2009, The Guardian of London, retrieved same day