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Howard Nemerov
(1920 - 1991)

1920 Born in 1 March, in New York City
1941 Graduated from Harvard
1947 The Image and the Law published
1949 The Melodramatists published
1957 Homecoming Game published
1960 A Commodity of Dreams published
1964 The Next Room of the Dream published
1969 Associated with Washington Univ. in St. Louis until his death
1972 Reflections on Poetry and Poetics published
1977 Collected Poems published
1977 Inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1978 Collected Poems wins both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award
1978 Figures of Thought published
1979 By Al Lebowitz's Pool published
1980 Sentences published
1981 Receives the Bollingen Prize
1984 Inside the Onion published
1987 War Stories published
1987 Awarded the National Medal of the Arts
1988 Named the nation's third poet laureate
1991 Dies

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