Schlagwort: Anthony Hecht

58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet David Ferry has won the 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living US poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth Lilly… Continue Reading „58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize“

Amerikanische Sestine

The sestina, an intricate verse form created and mastered by the Provençal poets, is a 39-line poem consisting of six six-line stanzas and one three-line envoi (or „send-off“). The six end-words are repeated in a prescribed order, as end words in each of the… Continue Reading „Amerikanische Sestine“