1. Yvor Winters, American poet, critic, and teacher who held that literature should be evaluated for its moral and intellectual content as well as on aesthetic grounds. Educated at the University of Chicago, University of Colorado (Boulder), and Stanford University (California), Winters taught at the.
  2. Get this from a library! The selected poems of Yvor Winters. [Yvor Winters; R L Barth] -- Yvor Winters () was a friend, colleague, and teacher to poets of several generations from Hart Crane and Allen Tate to J.V. Cunningham, Turner Cassity, and Edgar Bowers to Robert Hass.
  3. On October 17, , (Arthur) Yvor Winters was born in Chicago, Illinois. While studying at the University of Chicago he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and decided to relocate to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for the sake of his health. His early poems, published in and , were all written at a.
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  5. Yvor Winters, –, American poet and critic, b. Chicago, educated at the Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Colorado (M.A., ), and Stanford (Ph.D., ). From until his death he was a member of the English department of Stanford. His controversial criticism was based on the thesis that a work of art should be "an act of moral judgment.".
  6. There comes a time in everyone's life that they must break away from their family and push through life on their own standards. With only the simple dedication of this poem; "To My Daughter, " one can only derive that Yvor Winters had a very close relationship with his daughter and it pained him deeply to let her go out on her own into the real world.
  7. May 13,  · The Collected Poems of Yvor Winters () And you are here beside me, small, Contained and fragile, and intent On things that I but half recall — Yet going whither you are bent. I am the past, and that is all. "At the San Francisco Airport" () The rain of matter upon sense Destroys me momently. The score: There comes what will come.
  8. The pep talk was given by Yvor Winters to Calvin Thomas Jr., an incoming Stegner Fellow at Stanford. The second letter is addressed to Thomas’s father, a very moving endorsement of the son’s gifts, and some strong opinions on the poetic craft, the role of universities, and his own .
  9. Born on October 17, in Chicago, (Arthur) Yvor Winters (–) grew up in Eagle Rock, California, with his parents and maternal grandmother, who taught him to read, at the age of four, out of the works of Macaulay. In he became a founding member of the University of Chicago Poetry Club, though his undergraduate studies were.

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