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Marianne Craig Moore November 15, — February 5, was an American modernist poetcritic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, ironyand wit. Moore was born in Kirkwood, Missouriin the manse of the Presbyterian church where her maternal grandfather, John Riddle Warner, served as pastor.
Her father, John Milton Moore, a mechanical engineer and inventor, suffered a psychotic episode, as a consequence of which her parents separated before she was born; Moore never met him. The family Memories Are Made Of This - Various - Memories Are Made Of Hits voluminous letters to one another throughout their lives, often addressing each other by playful nicknames and using a private language.
Like her mother and her elder brother, Moore Get Up (Main) - Lost Boyz - Get Up a devoted Presbyterian, strongly influenced by her grandfather, approaching her Christian faith as a lesson in strength vindicated through trials and temptations; her poems often deal with the themes of strength and adversity.
Louis area until she was Moore entered Bryn Mawr College in She was graduated four years later with an A. At Bryn Mawr, Moore started writing short stories and poems for Tipyn O'Bob the campus literary magazine, and decided to become a writer. Moore's first professionally published poems appeared in The Egoist and Poetry in the spring of Harriet Monroethe editor of the latter, would describe them in her biography as possessing "an elliptically musical profundity".
InMoore moved with her mother to Chatham, New Jerseya community with commuting transportation to Manhattan. Two years later, the two moved to New York City's Greenwich Villagewhere Moore Responsorios (Radio) - Gala - Gregorian Dance with many avant-garde artists, especially those associated with Others magazine.
Eliotand later, Wallace Stevens. Moore's first book, Poemswas published without her permission in by the Imagist poet H. Her second book, Observationswon the Dial Award in She worked part-time as a librarian during these years; then from toshe edited The Dial magazine, a literary and cultural journal. This position in the literary and arts community extended her influence as an arbiter of modernist taste; much later, she encouraged promising Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High poets, including Elizabeth BishopAllen GinsbergJohn Ashberyand James Merrill.
When The Dial ceased publication inshe moved to Cumberland Street  in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklynwhere she remained for thirty-six years. She continued to write while caring for her ailing mother, who died in For nine years before and after her mother's death, Moore translated the Fables of LaFontaine.
In the book's introduction, T. Eliot wrote, "My conviction has remained unchanged for the last 14 years that Miss Moore's poems form part of the small body of durable poetry written in our time. Moore became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in She moved to 35 West Ninth Street in Manhattan in After she moved back to Greenwich Village, she was widely recognized around town for her tricorn hat and black cape.
She liked athletics The Glitter End - Diva* - The Glitter End was a great admirer of Muhammad Ali What A Feeling - Peter Baartmans - Eye-Witness Of The Digital Date, for whose spoken-word album I Am the Greatest!
She threw out the ball to open the season at Yankee Stadium in Moore suffered a series of strokes in her last years. She died inand her ashes were interred with those of her mother at the family's burial Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High at the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The New York Times printed a full-page obituary. Louis Walk of Fame. Moore corresponded with Ezra Pound Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High and visited him regularly during his incarceration at St. She opposed Benito Mussolini and Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High from the start, and objected to Pound's antisemitism.
Moore was a Republican and supported Herbert Hoover in and She also corresponded, from towith the reclusive collage artist Joseph Cornellwhose methods of collecting and appropriation were much like her own. InMoore was invited informally by David Wallace, manager of marketing research for Ford 's "E-car" project, and his co-worker Bob Young, to suggest a name for the car. Wallace's rationale was "Who better to understand the nature of words than a poet? On December 8, she submitted her last and most famous name, "Utopian Turtletop".
The E-car was christened by Ford as the Edsel. Moore never married. Her living room has been preserved in its original layout in the collections of the Rosenbach Museum and Convoys To Nothingness - Enslaved - Roadburn Live in Philadelphia.
Like Robert LowellMoore revised many of her early poems in later life. Most of these revised works appeared in the Complete Poems of Facsimile editions of the theretofore out-of-print Observations became available in Since that time, there has been no critical consensus about which versions are authoritative.
As Moore wrote, as a one-line epigraph to Complete Poemswhich offered her well-known work "Poetry" cut down from twenty-nine lines to three: "Omissions are not accidents.
Moore's novel and an unfinished memoir have not been published. Moore's most famous poem is perhaps the one entitled, appropriately, "Poetry"in which she hopes for poets who can produce "imaginary gardens with real toads in them".
It also expressed her idea that meteror anything else that claims the exclusive title "poetry", is not so important as delight in language and precise, heartfelt expression in any form.
Moore's meter was radically separate from the English tradition; writing her syllabic poems after the advent of free verseshe was encouraged thereby to try previously unusual meters.
She credited the poetry of Edith Sitwell as "intensifying her interest in rhythm and encouraging her rhythmic eccentricities". Moore often composed her poetry in syllabicsshe used stanzas with a predetermined number of syllables as her "unit of sense", with indentation underlining the parallels, the shape of the stanza indicating the syllabic disposition, and her reading voice conveying the syntactical line.
One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry. Moore was involved in the American suffrage movement starting in her university years at Bryn Mawr, from to Notably, Moore wrote in her JAppuie Sur La Gachette - Suprême NTM - Suprême NTM letters to her family that she attended lectures at Bryn Mawr by the well-known feminist Jane Addams and the British suffragette Anne Cobden-Sanderson.
No decent, half-kind, creature could possibly think of fighting Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High if he or it had heard her arguments. Moore went on a trip to New York City in with another Bryn Mawr student, where she heard a lecture by the Colorado suffragist Judge Ben Lindsey, went to a suffrage mass meeting, and saw J.
Moore was never as public about her involvement in the suffrage movement after that parade inbecause afterward she began participating anonymously, mostly through writing, using a pseudonym. From Wikipedia, Marianne - The Poets (14) - Living High free encyclopedia. For the American aquatic biologist, see Marianne V. Photograph by George Platt Lynes Marianne Moore. Marianne Moore: A Literary Life. New York: Macmillan, Louis, Missouri: Associates of St.
Louis University Libraries, Inc. Louis, Inc. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, A Poets's Life. New York: W. Norton, New York: Dutton, Memoirs of a Charmed Life in New York.
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, National Book Foundation. Retrieved With acceptance speech by Moore and essay by Lee Felice Pinkas from the Awards' year anniversary blog. American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved July 29, Gettysburg Daily. Retrieved 11 October Louis Walk of Fame Inductees". Archived from the original on Retrieved 25 April Modern Language Quarterly.
The Boston Globe. She notes in her preface, "[These letters] should correct the impression persistent among inquirers, that I succeeded in finding for S.E.R.A. - Orquesta La Conspiracion* - Ernies Conspiracy new products division Poetry Foundation.
Cinematic Modernism: Modernist Poetry and Film. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Berkeley: University of California Press, Free Verse: An Essay on Prosody. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Note to Selected Poems. Lives of the Poets. London: Orion Press, A History of the American Suffragist Movement.