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John Malcolm Brinnin

John BRINNIN, American teacher and author. Award 1968; Medal for Distinction in Literature (Michigan University; Medal of Poetry Society. National Institute of Arts and Letters, Award 1968.

Background

  • Brinnin, John Malcolm was born on September 13, 1916 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Son of John Thomas and Frances (Malcolm) Brinnin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1941. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1942.

    Career

    • Teacher and author; Director, The. Professor, of English, University of Connecticut 1951-1962. Emeritus Professor, of English, Boston University.

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    • Dylan Thomas (New Casebooks)
    • A collection of essays on one of the 20th century's most popular yet critically neglected authors, this book explores the full range of Thomas's work.

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    Member American Academy Institute Arts and Letters.

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    Interests

    Venice, archaeology.

    Connections

    • father: John Thomas Brinnin
    • mother: Frances (Malcolm) Brinnin
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    Born September 13, 1916
    Died June 26, 1998
    (aged 81)
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    • 1941
      University Michigan
    • 1942
      Harvard University
    • 1949 - 1956
      Director

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      • Author: poetry The Garden is Political, 1942, The Lincoln Lyrics, 1942, No Arch, No Triumph, 1945, The Sorrows of Cold Stone, 1951, Skin Diving in the Virgins, 1970. Biography Dylan Thomas in America, 1955, The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World, 1959. Juvenile Arthur, The Dolphin Who Didn't See Venice. Criticism William Carlos Williams. The Selected Poems of John Malcolm Brinnin, 1965, Truman Capote: Dear Heart, Old Buddy, 1986. Autobiography Sextet: Thomas Stearns Eliot, Truman Capote & Others. Editor: (with Kimon Friar) Modern Poetry: American and British, 1951, A Casebook on Dylan Thomas, 1960, The Poems of Emily Dickinson, 1960, Selected Operas and Plays of Gertrude Stein, 1970, The Sway of the Grand Saloon: A Social History of the North Atlantic, 1971, Beau Voyage: Life Aboard the Last Great Ships, Grand Luxe: The Trans-Atlantic Style, 1988.
      • book: The Lincoln lyrics (The Poet of the month)
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      • book: The Lincoln Lyrics: 36 Poems About Abraham Lincoln
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      • book: No Arch, No Triumph: New Poems
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      • book: The Sorrows of Cold Stone: Poems, 1940-1950
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      • book: The Sorrows of Cold Stone, poems 1940-1950
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      • book: Skin Diving in the Virgins
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      • book: Skin Diving In The Virgins (Presentation Copy)
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      • book: Skin diving in the Virgins, and other poems.
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      • book: Third Rose, The - Gertrude Stein and Her World
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      • book: The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World
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      • book: THE THIRD ROSE : Gertrude Stein and her World [ 1st ]
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      • book: The Third Rose Gertrude Stein and Her World
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      • book: The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World (Radcliffe Biography Series) by Brinnin John Malcolm (1987-09-01) Paperback
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      • book: Truman Capote: Dear Heart Old Buddy
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      • book: Truman Capote. Dear Heart, Old Buddy
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      • book: Truman Capote: Dear Heart Old Buddy by John Malcolm Brinnin (1-Feb-1988) Paperback
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      • book: Truman Capote: Dear Heart Old Buddy First edition by Brinnin, John Malcolm (1986) Hardcover
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      • book: Dylan Thomas (New Casebooks)
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      • book: A Casebook on Dylan Thomas
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      • book: Casebook on Dylan Thomas, a
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      • book: The Sway of the Grand Saloon: A Social History of the North Atlantic
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      • book: Sway of the Grand Saloon: Social History of the North Atlantic
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      • book: The Sway of the Grand Saloon: A Social History of the North Atlantic
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      • book: Poems of Emily Dickinson (Forgotten Books)
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      • Author: poetry The Garden is Political, 1942, The Lincoln Lyrics, 1942, No Arch, No Triumph, 1945, The Sorrows of Cold Stone, 1951, Skin Diving in the Virgins, 1970. Biography Dylan Thomas in America, 1955, The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her World, 1959. Juvenile Arthur, The Dolphin Who Didn't See Venice.Criticism William Carlos Williams. The Selected Poems of John Malcolm Brinnin, 1965, Truman Capote: Dear Heart, Old Buddy, 1986. Autobiography Sextet: Thomas Stearns Eliot, Truman Capote & Others.Editor: (with Kimon Friar) Modern Poetry: American and British, 1951, A Casebook on Dylan Thomas, 1960, The Poems of Emily Dickinson, 1960, Selected Operas and Plays of Gertrude Stein, 1970, The Sway of the Grand Saloon: A Social History of the North Atlantic, 1971, Beau Voyage: Life Aboard the Last Great Ships, Grand Luxe: The Trans-Atlantic Style, 1988.
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