All poets’ wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
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|Birth:||8th December, 1913|
|Death:||11th July, 1966|
|Profession:||Poet, Teacher, Writer|
Delmore Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an American poet, teacher, and short story writer. He receiving his bachelor's degree in 1935 in philosophy from New York University. In 1936 he won the Bowdoin Prize in the Humanities for his essay "Poetry as Imitation." His first book, entitled In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, published in 1937. His published works are Summer Knowledge: Selected Poems, and Successful Love and Other Stories. In 1960 Schwartz became the youngest poet ever to win the Bollingen Prize. He taught at Harvard University, Bennington College, Kenyon College, Princeton University, and Syracuse University.
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