There’s not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library.
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|Birth:||16th January, 1923|
|Death:||20th October, 2004|
Anthony Evan Hecht was born in New York City. He was an American poet. His work combined a deep interest in form with a passionate desire to confront the horrors of 20th century history, with the Second World War, in which he fought, and the Holocaust being recurrent themes in his work. He later received his master's degree from Columbia University. Hecht released his first collection, A Summoning of Stones, in 1954. In 1993 Hecht published The Hidden Law, a critical reading of Auden's body of work. During his career Hecht won many fans, and prizes, including the Rome Prize in 1951 and the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his second work The Hard Hours.
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