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Anthony Evan Evan Hecht

Anthony HECHT, American poet and professor of English. Award 1965; Award 1987; Award 1988; Award, National; Award, Wayne University; Award, National. University of Rochester 1967, John H. Deane; National Institute of Arts and Letters, American Academy, of Arts and Science.

Background

  • HECHT, Anthony was born on January 16, 1923 in New York, United States. Son of Melvyn Hahlo and Dorothea (nee Holzman) Hecht.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bard College, 1944. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Bard College, 1970. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1950.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Georgetown University, 1981. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Towson State University, 1983. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Rochester, 1987.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), St. John Fisher College, 1989.

    Career

    • Teacher Kenyon College, 1947, State University Iowa, 1948, New York University, 1949, Smith College, 1956-1959. Associate professor English, Bard College, 1961. Faculty University Rochester, 1967.

      John H. Deane professor poetry and rhetoric, 1968. Hurst professor Washington University, fall 1971. Visiting professor Harvard University, 1973, Yale University, 1977.

      Faculty Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, 1977. University professor Georgetown University, 1985-1993. Consultant in poetry Library. of Congress, 1982-1984.

      Trustee American Academy in Rome, 1983-2004. Andrew Mellon lecturer fine arts National Gallery Art, 1992. Rockefeller Foundation resident Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy, 1993.

      Bogliasco Foundation resident Centro Studi Ligure per le Arte e le Lettere, 1997, 99, 2004.

    Works

    • A Summoning of Stones
    • Upon release of this book, the publisher gave it a fulsome send-off on the front flap of the dust jacket: "The Macmillan Company is proud to add the name of Anthony Hecht to its distinguished poetry list.

    Membership

    Fellow Academy American Poets (honorary, chancellor 1971-1995). Member American Academy Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Century Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Harris, February 27, 1954 (divorced 1961). Children: Jason, Adam. Married Helen D'Alessandro, June 12, 1971.

      1 child, Evan Alexander.
    • father: Melvyn Hahlo Hecht
    • mother: Dorothea (Holzman) Hecht
    • spouses: Patricia Harris
    • Helen D'Alessandro
    • children: Jason Hecht
    • Adam Hecht
    • Evan Alexander Hecht
    Anthony Evan Hecht
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    Born January 16, 1923
    Died October 20, 2004
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1944
      Bard College
    • 1970
      Bard College
    • 1950
      Columbia University
    • 1981
      Georgetown University
    • 1983
      Towson State University
    • 1987
      University Rochester
    • 1989
      St. John Fisher College
    • 1947
      Teacher, Kenyon College
    • 1948
      Teacher, Kenyon College
    • 1949
      Teacher, Kenyon College
    • 1956 - 1959
      Teacher, Kenyon College
    • 1961
      associate, professor English
    • 1967
      faculty University Rochester
    • 1968
      John H. Deane professor, poetry and rhetoric
    • 1973
      visiting professor, Harvard University
    • 1977
      visiting professor, Harvard University
    • 1977
      faculty Salzburg Seminar in American Studies
    • 1985 - 1993
      university professor, Georgetown University
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      • Author: A Summoning of Stones, 1954, The Seven Deadly Sins, 1958, A Bestiary, 1960, The Hard Hours, 1968 (British Poetry Book Society choice, 1967, Miles Poetry award Wayne University, Pulitzer prize, 1968, Russell Loines award National Institute Arts and Letters), Millions of Strange Shadows, 1977, The Venetian Vespers, 1979, Obbligati: Essays in Criticism, 1986, The Transparent Man, 1990, Collected Earlier Poems, 1990, The Hidden Law: The Poetry of W.H. Auden, 1993, On the Laws of the Poetic Art, 1995, The Presumptions of Death, 1995, Flight Among the Tombs, 1996, A Gehenna Florilegium, 1998, The Darkness and the Light, 2001, Melodies Unheard: Essays, 2003, Poems (in Russian translation), 2003, Collected Later Poems, 2003. Contributor introduction The New Cambridge Shakespeare Edition of The Sonnets, 1996. Co-author, co-editor: Jiggery Pokery, 1967. Translator (with Helen Bacon): Seven Against Thebes (Aeschylus), 1973. Editor: The Essential Herbert, 1987. Co-author: Anthony Hecht in Conversation with Philip Hoy, 1999.
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      • book: On the Laws of the Poetic Art. Bollingen Series XXXV: 41
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      • Author: A Summoning of Stones, 1954, The Seven Deadly Sins, 1958, A Bestiary, 1960, The Hard Hours, 1968 (British Poetry Book Society choice, 1967, Miles Poetry award Wayne University, Pulitzer prize, 1968, Russell Loines award National Institute Arts and Letters), Millions of Strange Shadows, 1977, The Venetian Vespers, 1979, Obbligati: Essays in Criticism, 1986, The Transparent Man, 1990, Collected Earlier Poems, 1990, The Hidden Law: The Poetry of W.H. Auden, 1993, On the Laws of the Poetic Art, 1995, The Presumptions of Death, 1995, Flight Among the Tombs, 1996, A Gehenna Florilegium, 1998, The Darkness and the Light, 2001, Melodies Unheard: Essays, 2003, Poems (in Russian translation), 2003, Collected Later Poems, 2003. Contributor introduction The New Cambridge Shakespeare Edition of The Sonnets, 1996. Co-author, co-editor: Jiggery Pokery, 1967. Translator (with Helen Bacon): Seven Against Thebes (Aeschylus), 1973. Editor: The Essential Herbert, 1987.Co-author: Anthony Hecht in Conversation with Philip Hoy, 1999.
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      • Jason Hecht
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