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John Hollander

John HollanderBorn: 28-Oct-1929
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 17-Aug-2013
Location of death: Branford, CT
Cause of death: Respiratory failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Author, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Powers of Thirteen

Former A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of English at Yale.

Father: Franklin Hollander
Mother: Muriel Kornfeld
Wife: Anne Loesser (m. 1953, div. 1977, two daughters)
Wife: Natalie Charkow (m. 1981, until his death)

    High School: Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY
    University: BA, Columbia University (1950)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1952)
    University: PhD, Indiana University (1959)
    Professor: Hunter College (1966-77)
    Professor: Yale University (1977-2002)

    MacArthur Fellowship
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry For Powers of Thirteen

Author of books:
A Crackling of Thorns (1958, poetry)
The Untuning of the Sky (1961, criticism)
A Beach Vision (1962, poetry)
Movie-Going (1962, poetry)
Visions from the Ramble (1965, poetry)
Types of Shape (1969, poetry)
The Night Mirror (1971, poetry)
The Head of the Bed (1974, poetry)
Tales Told of the Fathers (1975, poetry)
Reflections on Espionage (1976, poetry)
Spectral Emanations (1978, poetry)
Blue Wine (1979, poetry)
Powers of Thirteen (1983, poetry)
In Time and Place (1986, poetry)
Melodious Guile (1988, criticism)
Harp Lake (1988, poetry)
Tesserae and Other Poems (1993, poetry)
Selected Poems (1993, poetry)
The Gazer's Spirit (1995, poetry)
The Figurehead (1999, poetry)

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