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Richard G. Eberhart

Richard G. Eberhart, American poet, educator. Served from lieutenant to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Letters, National Academy Arts and Sciences, Poetry Society of America (honorary president since 1972, Robert Frost medal 1986), Signet Club, Harvard Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Eberhart, Richard G. was born on April 5, 1904 in Austin, Minnesota, United States. Son of Alpha LaRue and Lena (Lowenstein) Eberhart.

  • Education

    • Student, University Minnesota, 1923. AB, Dartmouth College, 1926. Doctor of Letters, Dartmouth College, 1954.

      Bachelor, Cambridge University, 1929. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1933. Student graduate school arts and science, Harvard University, 1933.

      Doctor of Letters, Skidmore College, 1966. Doctor of Letters, College Wooster, 1969. Doctor of Letters, Colgate University, 1974.

      Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Franklin Pierce College, 1978. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, St. Lawrence University, 1985. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Plymouth State College, 1987.

    Career

    • Tutor son of King Prajadhipok of Siam, 1930-1931. Master English, St. Mark's School, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1933-1941. Teacher English, Cambridge School, Kendal Green, 1941-1942.

      Visiting professor English, poet in residence University Washington, 1952-1953. Professor English, University Connecticut, 1953-1954. Wheaton visiting professor English, poet-in-residence Wheaton College, 1954-1955.

      Resident fellow (professor) in creative writing and Christian Gauss lecturer Princeton University, 1955-1956. Professor English, poet-in-residence Dartmouth College, 1956—1970, Class of 1925 professor, 1968-1971, professor emeritus, 1970—2005. Distinguished visiting professor University Florida, Gainesville, spring 1974, visiting professor.

      Adjunct professor Columbia University, spring 1975. Regents' professor University California-Davis, fall 1975. With Butcher Polish Company, Boston, vice president, 1952, honorary, 1958, also director.

      Member Yaddo Corporation, director. Consultant in poetry Library of Congress, 1959-1961, honorary consultant in American letters, 1963-1969. Founder, first president The Poets' Theater, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1951.

      Honorary president 3d World Congress Poets, Baltimore, 1976. Member advisory committee on arts National Cultural Center.

    Works

    • Into the Matrix: Guides, Grace, and the Field of the Heart
    • When Richard Bartlett first began to explore new ideas in energy healing, he never imagined he was starting on a path that would lead to the creation of Matrix Energetics-a revolutionary technology of consciousness for activating our true human potential.
    • Maine Poems
    • Richard Eberhart--one of America's most respected and acclaimed poets--has won praise from fellow poets as various as Robert Penn Warren, Dame Edith Sitwell, Philip Booth, and Daniel Hoffman.

    Membership

    Served from lieutenant to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts and Letters, National Academy Arts and Sciences, Poetry Society of America (honorary president since 1972, Robert Frost medal 1986), Signet Club, Harvard Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Elizabeth Butcher, August 29, 1941. Children: Richard Butcher, Margaret Ghormley.
    • father: Alpha LaRue Eberhart
    • mother: Lena (Lowenstein) Eberhart
    • spouse: Helen Elizabeth Butcher
    • children: Richard Butcher Eberhart
    • Margaret Ghormley Eberhart
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    Died June 9, 2005
    (aged 101)
    Nationality
    • 1923
      University Minnesota
    • 1926
      Dartmouth College
    • 1954
      Dartmouth College
    • 1929
      Cambridge University
    • 1933
      Cambridge University
    • 1933
      Harvard University
    • 1966
      Skidmore College
    • 1969
      College Wooster
    • 1974
      Colgate University
    • 1978
      Franklin Pierce College
    • 1985
      St. Lawrence University
    • 1987
      Plymouth State College
    • 1930 - 1931
      Tutor son of King Prajadhipok of Siam
    • 1933 - 1941
      master English
      Southborough, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1941 - 1942
      teacher, English
    • 1952 - 1953
      visiting professor, English
    • 1953 - 1954
      professor, English
    • 1954 - 1955
      Wheaton visiting professor, English
    • 1955 - 1956
      resident, fellow (professor) in creative writing and Christian Gauss lecturer Princeton University
    • 1956 - 1970
      professor, English
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    Yuliya Yefimchik last changed 18/05/2017 view changes
    • Awards
      • the Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America (1986)
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