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Yvor Winters

Yvor WintersAKA Arthur Yvor Winters

Born: 17-Oct-1900
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 25-Jan-1968
Location of death: Palo Alto, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Primitivism & Decadence

Wife: Janet Lewis (m. 1926)

    University: University of Chicago
    University: University of Colorado, Boulder (1925-)

    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1961
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis

Author of books:
The Immobile Wind (1921, poetry)
The Magpie's Shadow (1922, poetry)
The Bare Hills (1927, poetry)
The Proof (1930, poetry)
The Journey (1931, poetry)
Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry (1937, criticism)
Maule's Curse: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism (1938, criticism)
Poems (1940, poetry)
The Anatomy of Nonsense (1943)
In Defense of Reason (1947, criticism)
To the Holy Spirit (1947, poetry)
Three Poems (1950, poetry)
Collected Poems (1952, poetry)
The Function of Criticism: Problems and Exercises (1957, criticism)
On Modern Poets: Stevens, Eliot, Ransom, Crane, Hopkins, Frost (1959, criticism)
The Early Poems of Yvor Winters, 1920-1928 (1966, poetry)
Forms of Discovery: Critical and Historical Essays on the Forms of the Short Poem (1967, criticism)
Primitivism & Decadence (1969)
Uncollected Essays and Reviews (1976, poetry)
The collected poems of Yvor Winters (1978, poetry)
Uncollected Poems, 1919-1928 (1997, poetry)
Uncollected Poems, 1929-1957 (1997, poetry)
Yvor Winters: Selected Poems (2003, poetry)

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