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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Marcus Schuyler  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other Poetry

Born: Movember 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois

-- James Marcus Schuyler on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Schuyler was a poet, novelist and playwright. He attended Bethany College in West Virginia and then moved to New York City. There, he worked for NBC before moving to Ischia, Italy to attend the University of Florence. After returning to the United States, Schuyler setteled in New York City where he was a central figure in the New York School and worked at the Museum of Modern Art. Schuyler was also an art critic at ''Art News''and a contributor to various periodicals including the ''New Yorker'', ''Poetry'' and ''Paris Review''.


Frank O'Hara Prize for Poetry in 1969 for Freely Espousing

Selected Titles At Your Library

A nest of ninnies
ISBN: 0856356999. OCLC Number: 16086261

Carcanet,. .

A nest of ninnies :
ISBN: 1564785203. OCLC Number: 222250873

Dalkey Archive Press,. .

Alfred and Guinevere /
ISBN: 0940322498. OCLC Number: 44013948

New York Review Books,. .

In a novel which explores "the boundaries between fantasy and reality, innocence and knowledge ... Alfred and Guinevere are two children who have been sent by their parents to spend the summer at their grandmother's house in the country."--Cover.

Collected poems /
ISBN: 0374524033. OCLC Number: 27012932

Farrar, Straus, Giroux,. .

The definitive edition of an outstanding contemporary poet's work, the Collected Poems gathers together all of James Schuyler's published collections, including the long-out-of-print Freely Espousing (1969), The Crystal Lithium (1972), and Hymn to Life (1974), as well as poems from The Home Book (1977) and other small-press editions. It closes with a substantial group of previously uncollected poems. This compendium allows us to see the full range of Schuyler's achievement, confirming the widely held view that his is among this century's most vital and distinctive poetic careers.

Selected poems
ISBN: 0374258783. OCLC Number: 17413310

Farrar, Straus, Giroux,. .

Selected poems /
ISBN: 0374530890. OCLC Number: 137241446

Farrar, Straus, Giroux,. .

What's for dinner?
ISBN: 0876853823. OCLC Number: 4004189

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What's for dinner? /
ISBN: 1590171675. OCLC Number: 60373716

New York Review Books,. .