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The melodramatists

by Howard Nemerov

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Howard Nemerov ; introductory note by William Mills.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3527.E5 M4 1949
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1559738M
ISBN 100826208460
LC Control Number91040801

  Howard Nemerov, American poet, novelist, and critic whose poetry, marked by irony and self-deprecatory wit, is often about nature. In Nemerov received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov, which appeared in After graduating from Harvard. Book Award, and the Bollingen Prize; The Winter Lightning: Selected Poems (); Mirrors and Windows (); The Salt Garden (); and The Image of the Law (). His novels have also been commended; they include The Homecoming Game (), Federigo: Or the Power of Love (), and The Melodramatists ().

  His book, "The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov" (University of Chicago Press), won him the Pulitzer Prize and also the National Book Award. His novels include "The Melodramatists. Sixty per cent of the book's cost was incurred in the binding and the colouring of four of the eight plates by Punch magazine artist John Leech. Only sixteen per cent of the costs of the book involved the actual printing. By the close of the book had sold alm copies — but at a profit to Dickens of only £

Howard Nemerov, Author University of Chicago Press $30 (p) ISBN Howard Nemerov. The American writer Howard Nemerov () was recognized for his novels, short stories, criticism, nonfiction, drama, and satiric poetry, as well as for being the third poet laureate of the United States.. Howard Nemerov was born on March 1, , in New York City. His parents were David and Gertrude (Russek) Nemerov.


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