1964 in poetry

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Events[edit]

  • John Berryman's 77 Dream Songs, published in 1964, won the 1965 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
  • Among the many books of poetry published this year, Robert Lowell's For the Union Dead is greeted with particular acclaim. The book was received with "general jubilation" from critics, according to Raymond Walters Jr., associate editor of the New York Times Book Review. "These verses [...] convinced many observers that its author was now the pre-eminent U.S. poet."[1]
  • The publication in the United Kingdom of The Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence in two volumes is "a major publishing event of 1964".[1]
  • A surprise best-seller in the United Kingdom was John Lennon's In His Own Write, a compendium of nonsense poems, sketches and drawings by one of the Beatles.[1]
  • The "Shakespeare Quartercentenary", the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, is celebrated in lecture series, exhibitions, dramatic and musical programs and other events as well as special publications (Shakespeare issues and supplements), reprinting of standard works on the playwright and poet, and even commemorative postage stamps. The American Association of Advertising Agencies even suggests that Shakespeare quotations should be used in ads. Celebrations of various sorts occur in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and elsewhere.[1]
  • The 75th birthday of Anna Akhmatova, who was severely persecuted during the Stalin era, was celebrated with special observances and the publication of new collections of her verse.[1]
  • Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is convicted of "parasitism" in a Soviet court, which sends him into exile near the Arctic Circle.
  • Poetry Australia literary magazine founded

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:

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

Anthologies in Canada[edit]

  • Poetry of Mid-Century 1940/1960, edited by Milton Wilson, included the work of 10 well-known Canadian poets:[1]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in Canada[edit]

  • Northrop Frye, Fables of Identity, 16 essays on "various works and authors in the central tradition of English mythopoeic poetry"[1]
  • Roy Daniells, Milton, Mannerism and Baroque[1]

India, in English[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Criticism, scholarship, and biography in the United Kingdom[edit]

  • Poetry of the Thirties, a Penguin Books anthology; including the last published appearance during the lifetime of W. H. Auden of his, "September 1, 1939", a poem which he was famous for, but which he hated; the poem appeared in the edition with a note about this and four other early poems: "Mr. W. H. Auden considers these five poems to be trash which he is ashamed to have written."
  • G. Hartmann, Wordsworth's Poetry, 1787-1814[17]

United States[edit]

Criticism, scholarship, and biography in the United States[edit]

Other in English[edit]

Works in other languages[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:

Danish[edit]

French[edit]

Canada, in French[edit]

France[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

German[edit]

Hebrew[edit]

Italian[edit]

Norwegian[edit]

Russian[edit]

Portuguese language[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Spanish language[edit]

Latin America[edit]

Anthologies[edit]
Criticism, scholarship, and biography in Latin America[edit]

Spain[edit]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in Spain[edit]

Yiddish[edit]

Other[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Other[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej Britannica Book of the Year 1965 (covering events of 1964), published by The Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1965
  2. ^ 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, "Australian Poetry" article, Anthologies section, p 108
  3. ^ "Select General Bibliography for Representative Poetry On-Line" web page for Representative Poetry On-Line website of the University of Toronto, retrieved January 1, 2009
  4. ^ "Earle Birney: Published Works," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 3, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  6. ^ "F.R. Scott: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  7. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 560, 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")
  8. ^ a b c Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 323, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 10, 2010
  9. ^ a b 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. ^ Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 325, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 10, 2010
  11. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 384, 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")
  12. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 445, 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")
  13. ^ Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  14. ^ Web page titled "Charles Brasch: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 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. ^ Preminger, Alex, and Brogan, T.V.F., editors, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Princeton University Press, 1993, "English Poetry" article, "History and Criticism" section, p 353
  18. ^ 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)
  19. ^ a b Web page titled "Archive / Edward Dorn (1929-1999)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved May 8, 2008
  20. ^ Ackroyd, Peter, Ezra Pound, Thames and Hudson Ltd., London, 1980, "Bibliography" chapter, p 121
  21. ^ a b Crotty, Patrick, Modern Irish Poetry: An Anthology, Belfast, The Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1995, ISBN 0-85640-561-2
  22. ^ Web page titled "Marie-Claire Blais" at L’Académie des lettres du Québec website (in French), retrieved October 20, 2010
  23. ^ a b c d e f g 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
  24. ^ a b c Brée, Germaine, Twentieth-Century French Literature, translated by Louise Guiney, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983
  25. ^ Shrayer, Maxim, "Aleksandr Mezhirov", p 879, An Anthology of Jewish-Russian Literature: Two Centuries of Dual Identity in Prose and Poetry, publisher: M.E. Sharpe, 2007, ISBN 0-7656-0521-X, ISBN 978-0-7656-0521-4, retrieved via Google Books on May 27, 2009
  26. ^ Web page titled "Rituraj" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 12, 2010
  27. ^ 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, p 723, published by Sahitya Akademi, 1995, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  28. ^ "Raphael Campo (1964- )". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2008-04-24.