Alan Dugan

General Prothalamion in Populous Times

originally published:
New York
1961

awards:

  • First Book(1961)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 2/12/1923
died: 9/3/2003
born as: Alan Dugan

American poet who wrote with bemused sarcasm about mundane topics, infusing them with an ironic depth. A fully developed style was evident in his first verse collection, Poems (1961), which in 1962 won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature