1979 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).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature


  • The Kenyon Review is restarted by Kenyon College 10 years after the original publication was closed.
  • Jahrbuch der Lyrik ("Poetry Yearbook"), an annual poetry anthology, is launched in Germany, nine years before the similar Best American Poetry series is begun. Each year's edition, containing 100 poems, is published in the spring by Beck, and is edited by Christoph Buchwald along with a guest editor.[1]
  • Poetry Canada Review founded by Clifton Whiten in order to publish and review poetry from across Canada, the publication folded in 1994.[2]

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:



Anthologies in Canada[edit]

India, in English[edit]


New Zealand[edit]


  • John Jessop, editor, International Anthology of Concrete Poetry, vol. i
  • George Swede, editor, The Canadian Haiku Anthology

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:



Canada, in French[edit]



Listed in alphabetical order by first name:


  • Stanisław Barańczak, Etyka i poetyka ("Ethics and Poetics"), criticism; Paris: Instytut Literacki[32]
  • Ewa Lipska:
    • Dom spokojnej młodości ("A Home for Youth"), selected poems, Kraków: Wydawnictwo literackie[33]
    • Zywa smierc, ("Living Death"); Kraków: Wydawnictwo literackie[33]



Awards and honors[edit]


United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]



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


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  2. ^ Web page titled "Literary Archives / Poetry Canada Review", at the Library and Archives Canada website, retrieved January 3, 2009
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  5. ^ "Dennis Lee: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, Apr. 19, 2011.
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  15. ^ a b Crotty, Patrick, Modern Irish Poetry: An Anthology, Belfast, The Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1995, ISBN 0-85640-561-2
  16. ^ a b c d Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  17. ^ Allen Curnow Web page at the New Zealand Book Council website, accessed April 21, 2008
  18. ^ Web page titled "Bob Orr" at Best of New Zealand Poems 2001 website, accessed April 23, 2008
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  20. ^ Everett, Nicholas, "Robert Creeley's Life and Career" at the Modern American Poetry website, accessed May 1, 2008
  21. ^ Liukkonen, Petri. "Inger Christensen". Books and Writers (kirjasto.sci.fi). Finland: Kuusankoski Public Library. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. 
  22. ^ a b Web page titled "Bibliography of Klaus Høeck", website of the Danish Arts Agency / Literature Centre, retrieved January 1, 2010
  23. ^ Web page titled "Jean Royer" at L’Académie des lettres du Québec website (in French), retrieved October 20, 2010
  24. ^ Sellin, Eric (1980). "Gazelle après minuit by Noureddine Aba". World Literature Today. 54 (4): 684–685. JSTOR 40135559. 
  25. ^ 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
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  27. ^ 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
  28. ^ Web page titled "K. Satchidanandan", Poetry International website, retrieved July 11, 2010
  29. ^ Web page titled "Kunwar Narain" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 12, 2010
  30. ^ Web page titled "Malika Amar Sheikh", Poetry International website, retrieved July 6, 2010
  31. ^ Web page titled "Rajendra Bhandari" at the Poetry International website, retrieved July 25, 2010
  32. ^ Web page titled "Rymkiewicz Jaroslaw Marek", at the Institute Ksiazki website (in Polish), "Bibliography: Poetry" section, retrieved February 24, 2010
  33. ^ a b Web pages titled "Lipska Ewa" (in English and Polish), at the Instytut Książki ("Books Institute") website , "Bibliography" sections, retrieved March 1, 2010
  34. ^ Web page titled "Übersicht erschienener Jahrbücher" at Fischerverlage website, retrieved February 21, 2010
  35. ^ [3] Web page titled "Haim Gouri" at the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature Web site, accessed October 6, 2007
  36. ^ Hofmann, Michael, ed. (2006). Twentieth-Century German Poetry: An Anthology. Macmillan/Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 
  • Britannica Book of the Year 1980 ("for events of 1979"), published by Encyclopaedia Britannica 1980 (source of many items in "Works published" section and rarely in other sections)

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