Sam Abrams

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Sam Abrams (born November 18, 1935) is an American poet.[1][2][3] Abrams was a Fulbright Professor of American Literature at the University of Athens and currently is Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature in the College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Education[edit]

Born in Brooklyn, Abrams is a graduate of James Madison High School (New York) and Brooklyn College (B.A. 1958) and the University of Illinois (Urbana) MA 1950

Works[edit]

  • Barbara. Ferry Press (London, 1966), 1st Edition. 32 pp. Poems, limited edition of 350 copies.
  • The Neglected Walt Whitman. Sam Abrams, Editor. Sixty-five poems, fragments, and three prose pieces by Whitman.
  • The Old Pothead Poems. Louis Armstrong said it, "Marijuana is an assistant, a friend." These poems riff off that theme, a fifty-year-long set of improv-collaborations between two old friends, Miss Mary Jane and her man, Sam. Poems too of a classicist, on familiar terms with Sappho, Archilochus, Horace, Socrates—regulars in the audience along with Miles, Billy, Bessie,...
  • The Post-American Cultural Congress.
  • Book of Days, with Paul Blackburn

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