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What year was Emerson born?
1803
What year did Emerson die?
1882
What poet lived in Cambridge during the war of 1812
Emerson
Where was the main place that Emerson lived?
Concord MA
Who was Emerson's first wife?
Ellen Tucker
When was Emily Dickinson Born?
December 30, 1830
Where was Emily Dickinson born?
Amherst MA
When did Emily Dickinson die?
1886
How many poems did Emily Dickinson publish in her lifetime?
7
What year did Emily Dickinson start writing poetry?
1850
When was Walt Whitman born?
May 31, 1819
When did Walt Whitman die?
1892
Where was Walt Whitman born?
West Hills of Long Island
What was Walt Whitman's religion?
none
Who was an apprentice in a law firm?
Walt Whitman
when was Carl Sandburg Born
Jan, 6 1878
When did Carl Sandburg die?
1967
Which poet grew up in a poor family and became a hobo?
Carl Sandburg
What year (in school) did Carl Sandburg drop out?
8th Grade
Who joined the Army in the Spanish-American war?
Carl Sandburg
What poet did not get into West POint?
Carl Sandburg
When was Wallace Stevens born?
October 2, 1879
Where was Wallace Stevens born?
Reading Pennsylvania
When did Wallace Stevens die?
August 1955
What was the main value that Wallace Stevens' parents taught him
Self-Sufficiency
What highschool did Wallace Stevens go to?
Reading boys school
What was Wallace Stevens' day job?
Insurance Law
When was William Carlos Williams born?
1883
WHen did William Carlos williams Die?
March 4, 1963
What poet was an early influence of Wiliam Carlos Williams?
Ezra Pound
Where was WIlliam Carlos Williams born?
Rutherford New Jersey
Who first influenced Williams to write poetry
His high school english teacher
When was Randall Jarrell born?
May 6, 1914
When did Randall Jarrell die?
October 14, 1965
Where was Randall Jarrell Born?
Nashville Tennessee
What poet went to Vanderbilt?
Randall Jarrell
What was Jarrell's father's name?
Owen Jarrell
When was Stafford born?
1914
When did Stafford die
1993
Where was stafford Born?
Kansas
Who wrote "Down in my Heart"
Stafford
What year did Stanford move to Oregon?
1948
What did Stanford do during WWII?
Entered Contientious Objector camps
When was Theodore Roethke born?
May 25, 1908
When did Theodore Roethke die?
1963
Where was Theodore Roethke born?
Saginaw Michigan
Who was Theodore Roethke's grandfather?
Wilhelm Roethke
Whose grandfather immigrated to the UNited states from Prussia?
Theodore Roethke
What year did Emerson publish Nature?
1835
What year did Emerson's House burn down?
1872
Who were Dickinson's two main relationships
Calvinsist Minister, Higginson
Who was Dickinson's advisor on poetry?
Higginson
Why didn't Dickinson publish her poems
She was advised not to by Higginson
How many children were in Walt Whitman's family?
9
What was the name of the newpaper that whitman wrote for?
Huntington
How many editions of "leaves of grass" were there?
5-6
When was the last edition of leaves of grass published?
1892
What was the last edition of "leaves of grass" called
The deathbed edition
What is characteristic of Whitman's endings?
they are abrupt
What was different about Sandburg's wife
She was the sister of Stichen the photographer
For what did Sandburg win the pulitzer prize
HIstory of LIncoln
Why did Wallace Stevens leave Harvard?
Couldn't afford it
What newspaper did Wallace Stevens write for?
New York evening post
How many volumes of poetry did Wallace Stevens write in his lifetime?
7
Who wrote plays/prose to explain ideas in poetry
Stevens
What religion was Williams' grandfather?
jewish
religion of Williams' Grandmother
Catholic
Religion of williams' father?
Anglican
What was the name of Williams' wife
flossie
What poet influenced Williams' doctor side
Keats
What movement was Williams ascociated with?
Imagist
Where did Roethke go to school?
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
What was Roethke's first volume of poetry
Open House
What does Dolor show?
conformity of society
How did Roethke's poems change when he moved out West
they got longer
Who influenced Jarrell?
Ranson- Teacher at Vanderbilt
What poetry movement is Jarrell ascociated with
Beat Movement
When did Randell Jarrell win the Gugginheim Fellowship?
1946
What poems of Stafford were mounted along the Cascade River highway?
Methow River
Along which highway are Staffords poems posted?
Cascade River Highway