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Name:  Anne Winters  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1939 in New York, New York

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Anne Winters is a Professor Emerita in English from the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Anne Winters is an educator and poet. She received her university education at both New York University and Columbia University in New York City and went on to complete her PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. She has studied, in various schools, under the well-known American poets Allen Tate, Randall Jarrell and Robert Lowell. At her last position prior to retirement, she taught British literature, the Bible (Winters is well-versed in classical Greek, Latin and Hebrew), and graduate courses in translation and poetry.


Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award for The Displaced of Capital.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The displaced of capital /
ISBN: 0226902358. OCLC Number: 642206251

University of Chicago Press,. .

Winner of the 2005 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. The long-awaited follow-up to The Key to the Citya finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1986Anne Winters's The Displaced of Capital emanates a quiet and authoritative passion for social justice, embodying the voice of a subtle, sophisticated conscience. The "displaced" in the book's title refers to the poor, the homeless, and the disenfranchised who populate New York, the city that serves at once as gritty backdrop, city of dreams, and urban nightmare. Winters also addresses the culturally, ethnically, and emotionall.

The Displaced of Capital.
ISBN: 128258510X. OCLC Number: 746885153

University of Chicago Press. .

The key to the city
ISBN: 0226902269. OCLC Number: 12104171

University of Chicago Press,. .