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Robert Edward Duncan

Robert Edward Duncan, American poet. Recipient Civic and Arts Foundation prize Union League, 1957; Harriet Monroe Memorial prize Poetry magazine, 1961; Lovinson prize, 1961; grantee National Endowment Arts, 1966-1967; Guggenheim fellow, 1963.

Background

  • Duncan, Robert Edward was born on January 7, 1919 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Edward Howard and Marguerite (Wesley) Duncan.

  • Education

    • Student, University California, Berkeley, 1950.

    Career

    • Editor Experimental Review, 1938-1940, Berkeley Miscellany, 1948-1949. Teacher Black Mountain College, North Carolina, 1956.

    Works

    Connections

    • father: Edward Howard Duncan
    • mother: Marguerite (Wesley) Duncan
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    Born January 7, 1919
    Died February 3, 1988
    (aged 69)
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    • 1950
      University California
    • 1938 - 1940
      Editor Experimental Review
    • 1948 - 1949
      Editor Experimental Review
    • 1956
      teacher, Black Mountain College
      North Carolina, United States