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   In literature: 1945 1946 1947 -1948- 1949 1950 1951     
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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

EventsEdit

  • Sometime this year, Jack Kerouac introduced the phrase Beat Generation to describe his friends and as a general term describing the underground, anti-conformist youth gathering in New York at that time to the novelist John Clellon Holmes
  • September — The body of William Butler Yeats who died in Menton, France in 1939, is moved from its original burial place Roquebrune-Cap-Martin to Drumcliffe, County Sligo, in accordance with his last wish. The Irish Naval Service corvette L.E. Macha carried the remains. Yeats' grave is a famous attraction in Sligo.
  • Di Goldene Keyt, an Israeli literary quarterly, founded
  • The Bollingen Prize is established by Paul Mellon, and was funded by a $10,000 grant from the Bollingen Foundation to the Library of Congress.
  • In the summer, composer Richard Strauss set three short poems by Hermann Hesse to music to become all but one of his valedictory Four Last Songs, his final works before his death in 1949.

Works published in EnglishEdit

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CanadaEdit

India, in EnglishEdit

New Zealand poetryEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

Other in EnglishEdit

Works published in other languagesEdit

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

FranceEdit

IndiaEdit

In each section, listed in alphabetical order by first name:

BengaliEdit

KannadaEdit

Other languages on the Indian subcontinentEdit

Other languagesEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

BirthsEdit

Years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

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DeathsEdit

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Years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • January 2 – Vicente Huidobro, Chilean poet (b. 1893)
  • February 1 – Jatindramohan Bagchi (born 1878), Bengali poet
  • May 22 – Claude McKay, Jamaican writer, humanist, Communist, and part of the Harlem Renaissance
  • March 14 – Senge Motomaro 千家元麿 (born 1888), Taishō and Showa period Japanese poet (surname: Senge)
  • August 31 – Andrei Zhdanov, 52, Soviet government official and persecutor of poets, writers and artists; until the late 1950s, Zhdanovism, defined cultural production in the Soviet Union; reducing permissible culture to a straightforward, scientific chart, where a given symbol corresponded to a simple moral value; Zhdanov and his associates further sought to eliminate foreign influence from Soviet art, proclaiming that "incorrect art" was an ideological diversion[24]
  • December 13 – Michael Roberts, 46, British poet, writer, critic and broadcaster, and teacher
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See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. "Earle Birney: Published Works," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 3, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  3. "Irving Layton: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, Web, May 7, 2011.
  4. Naik, M. K., Perspectives on Indian poetry in English, p. 230, (published by Abhinav Publications, 1984, ISBN 0391032860, ISBN 9780391032866), retrieved via Google Books, June 12, 2009
  5. 5.0 5.1 Vinayak Krishna Gokak, [http://books.google.com/books?id=WLE8GVsAfEMC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 319, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 8126011963, retrieved August 6, 2010
  6. Amrita Paresh Patel, "24. Selected Poems of Dilip Kumar Roy: A Study", p 267, in Indian English Poetry: Critical Perspectives, edited by Jaydipsinh Dodiya, 2000, Delhi: Prabhat Kumar Sharma for Sarup & Sons, ISBN 8176251119, retrieved via Google Books on July 17, 2010; and Vinayak Krishna Gokak, [ The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 319, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 8126011963, retrieved August 6, 2010
  7. Vinayak Krishna Gokak, [http://books.google.com/books?id=WLE8GVsAfEMC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 316, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 8126011963, retrieved August 6, 2010
  8. Web page titled "Charles Brasch: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Obituary: A. Norman Jeffares", The Guardian, by John Sutherland, June 14, 2005, accessed April 22, 2008
  11. 11.00 11.01 11.02 11.03 11.04 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.08 11.09 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, editors, The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, W. W. Norton & Company, 1973, ISBN 0393093573
  13. Web page titled "Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 9, 2009. Archived 2009-05-04.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0394521978
  15. Rees, William, The Penguin book of French poetry: 1820-1950, p 810, Penguin, 1992, ISBN 978-0140423853
  16. Web page titled "Saint-John Perse: The Nobel Prize in Literature 1960: Bibliography" at the Nobel Prize Website, retrieved July 20, 2009
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Bree, Germaine, Twentieth-Century French Literature, translated by Louise Guiney, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983
  18. 18.00 18.01 18.02 18.03 18.04 18.05 18.06 18.07 18.08 18.09 18.10 18.11 18.12 18.13 18.14 18.15 18.16 Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, 1995, published by Sahitya Akademi, ISBN 9788172017989, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  19. Debicki, Andrew P., Spanish Poetry of the Twentieth Century: Modernity and Beyond, University Press of Kentucky, 1995, ISBN 978-0-8131-0835-3, retrieved via Google Books, November 21, 2009
  20. "Danish Poetry" article, p 272, in Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
  21. Shrayer, Maxim, "Aleksandr Mezhirov", p 879, An Anthology of Jewish-Russian Literature: Two Centuries of Dual Identity in Prose and Poetry, publisher: M.E. Sharpe, 2007, ISBN 076560521X, ISBN 9780765605214, retrieved via Google Books on May 27, 2009
  22. "Danish Poetry" article, p 273, in Preminger, Alex and T. V. F. Brogan, et al., The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications
  23. [http://www.canadacouncil.ca/NR/rdonlyres/E22B9A3C-5906-41B8-B39C-F91F58B3FD70/0/cumulativewinners2010rev.pdf "Cumulative List of Winners of the Governor General's Literary Awards]", Canada Council. Web, Feb. 10, 2011. http://www.canadacouncil.ca/NR/rdonlyres/E22B9A3C-5906-41B8-B39C-F91F58B3FD70/0/cumulativewinners2010rev.pdf
  24. Stites, Richard. Soviet Popular Culture. Cambridge University Press: 1992. 117.
  25. Paniker, Ayyappa, "Modern Malayalam Literature" chapter in George, K. M., editor, ' 'Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology' ', pp 231–255, published by Sahitya Akademi, 1992, retrieved January 10, 2009


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