A Howard Nemerov Reader

Columbus, Missouri: University of Missouri, 1991.

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed: "for Elbert, from Howard, this HEAVY Book, with gratitude & affection as always." Elbert Lenrow was a professor at the New School who taught Nemerov, along with Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. He later penned a book about his friendship with Kerouac and was dedicatee of *The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov*. A nice association.

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A Howard Nemerov Reader. Howard NEMEROV.

Howard Nemerov
birth name: Howard Nemerov
born: 3/1/1920
died: 7/5/1991

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American poet, novelist, and critic whose poetry, marked by irony and self-deprecatory wit, is often about nature. In 1978 Nemerov received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov, which appeared in 1977. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore