A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars.
I tended to emphasize the secular, the casual, the colloquial, the vernacular against the sacred.
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|Birth:||1st February, 1932|
|Profession:||Critic, Poet, Professor, Translator|
David Antin was born in New York City. He is an American poet and critic. He earned his B.A. from City College of New York in 1955 and his M.A. from New York University in 1966. He spent the first ten years of his career as a translator of both scientific texts and fiction. He served for a time as gallery director and much longer as a professor there. By the late 1950s he had begun to experiment with writing fiction and poetry, with his first published work appearing in Kenyon Review in 1959. He also received the PEN Los Angeles Award for Poetry in 1984.
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