1983 in poetry

1983 in poetry

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Events

Works published in English


=Australia=

* Les Murray, "The People's Otherworld", winner of the 1984 Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry [http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoet.do?poetId=216] Les Murray Web page at The Poetry Archive Web site, accessed October 15, 2007]
* Philip Salom: "The Projectionist, A Sequence". (Fremantle Arts Centre) ISBN 978-0-909144-69-2
* John Tranter, "Selected Poems", Hale & Iremonger

New Zealand

* Fleur Adcock(New Zealand poet who moved to England in 1963):
** "The Virgin and the Nightingale: Medieval Latin poems", Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe Books [http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/nzp/nzlit2/adcock.htm Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File"] at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008]
** "Selected Poems", Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
* 1986: * Fleur Adcock, "Hotspur: a ballad", Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe Books (New Zealand poet who moved to England in 1963)
* Lauris Edmond, "Catching It: Poems" [Robinson, Roger and Wattie, Nelson, "The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature", 1998, "Lauris Edmond" article]
* M. P. Jackson and V. O'Sullivan, editors, "Oxford Anthology of New Zealand Writing Since 1945", anthologyPreminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, "The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics", 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "New Zealand Poetry" article, "Anthologies" section, p 837] 1983
* Bill Manhire, "Locating the Beloved and Other Stories", New Zealand
* W. H. Oliver, "James K. Baxter: A Portrait", Wellington: Port Nicholson Press, 1983; reprinted 1994, Godwit Press/Bridget Williams Books, biography
* Bob Orr, "Cargo" [ [http://www.victoria.ac.nz/modernletters/bnzp/2001/orrnote.html Web page titled "Bob Orr"] at Best of New Zealand Poems 2001 website, accessed April 23, 2008]


=Canada=

* George Elliott Clarke, "Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues", Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia: Pottersfield, ISBN 0919001122
* Don McKay, "Birding, or Desire" [http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/faculties/HUM/ENGL/canada/poet/d_mckay.htm] Web page titled "Don McKay" at the "writing canada into the millennium" Web site, accessed October 6, 2007]
* Roy Miki, "The Prepoetics of William Carlos Williams" (critical study)
* George Woodcock, "Collected Poems", Victoria: Sono Nis Press, Canada [ [http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/anarchist_Archives/bright/woodcock/woodbiblio.html Web page titled "The Works of George Woodcock"] at the Anarchy Archives website, which states: "This list is based on The Record of George Woodcock (issued for his eightieth birthday) and Ivan Avakumovic's bibliography in A Political Art: Essays and Images in Honour of George Woodcock, edited by W.H. New, 1978, with additions to bring it up to date"; accessed April 24, 2008]


=United Kingdom=

* Fleur Adcock(New Zealand poet who moved to England in 1963):
** "The Virgin and the Nightingale: Medieval Latin poems", Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe Books [http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/nzp/nzlit2/adcock.htm Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File"] at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008]
** "Selected Poems", Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
* Seamus Heaney, Northern Ireland native living at this time in the United States:
** "An Open Letter", Field Day
** Translator: "", Field Day
* Grace Nichols, "I is a Long-Memoried Woman", Caribbean Cultural International
* Sean O'Brien, "The Indoor Park" (Bloodaxe)

United States

* A.R. Ammons, "Lake Effect Country"
* Maya Angelou, "Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?"
* Elizabeth Bishop, "Collected Poems 1927-1979" (posthumous)
* Amy Clampitt, "Kingfisher"
* Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), "Collected Poems, 1912–1944" (posthumous)
* Alice Fulton, "Dance Script with Electric Ballerina"
* Frank Graziano, editor, "Georg Trakl: A Profile", Logbridge-Rhodes, criticism
* Seamus Heaney, Northern Ireland native living at this time in the United States:
** "An Open Letter", Field Day
** Translator: "", Field Day
* John Hollander, "Powers of Thirteen"
* Paul Hoover, "Somebody Talks a Lot" (The Yellow Press)
* Mary Oliver, "American Primitive"
* Carl Rakosi, "Spiritus I"

Other in English

* Jayanta Mahapatra, "Life Signs", India [http://www.orissagateway.com/features/Arts_and_Architecture/Art/Literature/Poets/Jayanta_Mohapatra/] Jayata Mahapatra Web page at the Orissa Gateway Web site, accessed October 16, 2007]
* Dom Moraes, "Absences", book of poems, India

Works published in other languages


=Spain=

* Matilde Camus:
** "Tierra de palabras" ("Land of words")
** "Coral montesino" ("Chorale of Monte")

West Germany

* H. Bender, "Deutsche Gedichte 1930-1960", anthologyPreminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, "The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics", 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "German Poetry" article, "Anthologies in German" section, pp 473-474]
* Hiltrud Gnüg, "Entstehung und Krise lyrischer subjektivität. Vom Klassischen Lyrischen Ich zur Modernen Erfahrungswirklichkeit", Stuttgart (scholarship)Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, "The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics", 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "German Poetry" article, "Criticism in German" section, p 474]
* Walter Hinderer, editor, "Geschichte der deutschen Lyrik vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart", Stuttgart (scholarship), called "indispensable" by the "Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics" (1993)
* Klaus Weissenberger, editor, "Die deutsche Lyrik, 1945-1975" (scholarship)

Awards and honors

Australia

* Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, "Tide Country"


=Canada=

* Gerald Lampert Award
* See 1983 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
* Pat Lowther Award


=United Kingdom=

* Cholmondeley Award: John Fuller, Craig Raine, Anthony Thwaite
* Eric Gregory Award: Martin Stokes, Hilary Davies, Michael O’Neill, Lisa St Aubin de Terán, Deidre Shanahan
* Commonwealth Poetry Prize: Grace Nichols, "i is a long memoried woman"

United States

* Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize: Kate Daniels, "The White Wave"
* Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Galway Kinnell - "Selected Poems"
* Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets: James Schuyler and Philip Booth

Deaths

*June 19 - Vilmundur Gylfason, Icelandic historian and poet
*July 4 - Ted Berrigan, at 48 8July 12 - Edwin Denby, at 80 by suicide
*February 18 - Robert Payne at 71
* date not known - Frances Horovitz, English poet, broadcaster and performer of poetry
* date not known - Alden Nolan

ee also

* Poetry
* List of years in poetry
* List of poetry awards

References


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