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Shapiro, Karl 1913-2000

Overview
Works: 342 works in 788 publications in 5 languages and 35,514 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  History  Erotic stories  Bibliography  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Performer, Signer, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent, lbr, Lyricist, Recipient, Honoree
Classifications: PS3537.H27, 811.52
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Most widely held works by Karl Shapiro
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stream-of-consciousness story of a poverty-stricken young American, living in Paris
Selected poems by Karl Shapiro( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new selection, master literary craftsman John Updike provides a long-overdue reassessment of Karl Shapiro, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who has become one of the defining figures of the postwar period
American poetry by Karl Shapiro( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosody handbook by Karl Shapiro( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a practical guide to versification: concise, readable, and filled with examples from English and American poets of many periods
Poems, 1940-1953 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry wreck : selected essays, 1950-1970 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bourgeois poet by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defense of ignorance. [Essays] by Karl Shapiro( Book )

24 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in English and Italian and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by a poet and critic in which he bewails obscurity in modern verse and questions the laurels heaped on Yeats, Pound, and Eliot
Essay on rime by Karl Shapiro( Book )

28 editions published between 1944 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems, 1940-1978 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning forty years, this anthology includes the author's choice from all his previously published poems, selections from White-Haired Lover and Adult Bookstore, and fifteen poems that have not appeared before
Poems of a Jew by Karl Shapiro( Book )

7 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose keys to modern poetry by Karl Shapiro( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To abolish children, and other essays by Karl Shapiro( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adult bookstore by Karl Shapiro( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White-haired lover by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V-letter : and other poems by Karl Shapiro( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New & selected poems, 1940-1986 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American poetry [and] Modern British poetry by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief aim of this collection is to express not only the national range but the rich diversity of recent American poetry
Edsel by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Carolus Shapiro

Karl Shapiro amerikansk poet

Karl Shapiro poeta statunitense

Shapiro, Karl.

Shapiro Karl 1913-2000

Shapiro, Karl Jay.

Shapiro, Karl Jay 1913-2000

Шапиро, Карл 1913-2000

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Tropic of CancerSelected poemsNew & selected poems, 1940-1986Poet : an autobiography in three partsReports of my deathDialects of the tribe : postmodern American poets and poetryPoetry criticism, excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature