After working as an advertising copywriter and general manager of a picture frame company (1954-59), he co-founded the literary monthly Imprint, in 1961. He became art critic of The Times of India The-Times-of-India> (1964-66) and edited Poetry India (1966-67). From 1961 to 1972, he headed the English department of Mithibai College, Mumbai. The Exact Name, his fifth book of poetry was puublished in 1965. During this period he had short tenures as visiting professor at University of Leeds (1964) and University of Chicago (1967).
Edwin Arlington Robinson, the author of the world renown poem “Richard Cory”, was born in Head Tide, Maine on December 22, 1969. Robinson’s early difficulties led many of his poems to have a dark suspicion and his stories to deal with an American life gone bad. At the age of 21, Edwin entered Harvard University as a special student. He took classes in English, French, and Shakespeare, as well as one on Anglo-Saxon that he later dropped. Robinson’s desire while studying was to be published in the Harvard literary journals.
She spent a few years after college working on a newspaper, and then worked an editorial job at the magazine Home Monthly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She then wrote reviews for the Pittsburgh Leader. In 1903, she published a book of poetry, April Twilights, and she moved to New York City in 1904. She met Edith Lewis the same year, whom she later shares an apartment with in 1908, and they live together until her death (The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). Next, she taught high school in Pittsburgh in 1895, then moved to NY City to work on the editorial staff of McClure's magazine in 1906 (Crane: 218, 256).
Robert Frost, was an American poet, son of William Prescott Frost, Jr., and Isabelle Moodie, was born on 26 March 1874 in San Francisco, California. His father was a journalist, and his mother was a Scottish schoolteacher, and when Frost was eleven his father died of tuberculosis, leaving Isabelle and Robert only eight dollars to support themselves. As a result, Isabelle and Robert moved in with his grandfather William Frost, Sr., in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Robert had a strong interest in poetry and writing, publishing his first poem in Lawrence High School’s student magazine. Frost studied for a brief stint at Dartmouth College and joined the Theta Delta Chi fraternity, before leaving to ultimately work as editor of the local newspaper.
Edgar Allen Poe was among the many influential poem writers in the 1800’s. Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. His father was named David Poe, Jr., and his mother was Elizabeth Arnold who were both “talented actors” (Werlock) at this time. Unfortunately Poe was left an orphan at the age of two when his parents passed away. He was raised by his godfather John Allan who lived in Richmond, Virginia as merchant.
The Dead Man and the Cure The desert was the apotheosis of all deserts, huge expanding into dusty nothingness in all directions. The dying man walked and his footfalls puffed indifferently. He did not know how much longer his feet or his soul would carry him. His death was certain, for they all had told him. He knew his doom and the incurable pain of the world gone mad.
Tabitha and Stephen were married in January of 1971. The couple lived in a small apartment; their only source of income was Stephen’s salary as a laborer at an industrial laundry. In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching sophomore English in Hampden Maine and working on short stories on the evenings and weekends. In 1973, his first novel Carrie was published. Not long after that his second novel ‘Salam’s Lot was published.
Born October 2, 1879, Wallace Stevens came from a little town called Reading, Pennsylvania. A special student at Harvard University in 1987, Stevens took a liking in verse-writing and submitted a couple of his works in the Harvard Advocate. Stevens became a lawyer for many different firm while living in New York after graduating from New York Law in 1903 and passing the bar the following year. In the same year he passed the bar exam he met Elsie Kachel- his future wife. Married in 1909, Elsie Kachel gave birth to a daughter named Holly Bright in 1924.
Hawthorne attended Bowdoin, where he graduated eighteenth in a class of thirty-eight (Marks). Once returning to Salem he began a self-imposed apprenticeship. During this time, he in private published Fanshawe. Hawthorne wrote and published many short stories that failed to interest publishers. From 1853 to 1857, Hawthorne served as American consul in England.
Throughout his life he had always been interested in literature. He attended Dartmouth College, but remained less than one semester. In 1894 he sold his first work “My Butterfly: An Elegy” to a New York journal. A year later he married Elinor White. From 1897 to 1899 he attended Harvard College as a special student but left before he acquired his degree.