Schlagwort: Maxine Kumin

02-06

Am 6. Februar Nationaler Tag der Samen (die in Norwegen, Schweden, Finnland und Rußland leben) (Lyrikzeitung) 1620: Elisabeth von Baden-Durlach, deutsche Spruchdichterin * („Wer sich viel wissenschafft zu lernen wil bequemen / der muß die züchtigung zu leiden sich nicht schämen“) 1639: Daniel Georg Morhof, deutscher…

Uncorseted

In her poem “Sonnets Uncorseted,” Maxine Kumin bemoans the sexist attitudes that constrained 20th-century American women poets. Immersed in motherhood and domesticity, she confesses to having been “Terrified of writing domestic poems,/… anathema to the prevailing clique of male pooh-bahs[.]” In her case at…

50. Gestorben

Die Dichterin Maxine Kumin starb am vergangenen Dienstag im Alter von 88 Jahren in ihrem Haus in Warner, N.H. 1981/82 war sie Beraterin der Library of Congress (das Amt wurde später in Poet laureate umbenannt). 1989-94 war sie poet laureate von New Hampshire. 1973…

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…