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James Marcus Schuyler

Born: Movember 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: 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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Other ; Poetry

James Marcus Schuyler on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  A nest of ninnies
ISBN: 0856356999 OCLC: 16086261

Carcanet, Manchester : 1987.

A nest of ninnies :
ISBN: 1564785203 OCLC: 222250873

Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign, Ill. : 2008.

Alfred and Guinevere /
ISBN: 0940322498 OCLC: 44013948

New York Review Books, New York : 2001.

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: 27012932

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York : 1993.

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: 17413310

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York : 1988.

Selected poems /
ISBN: 0374530890 OCLC: 137241446

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York : 2007.

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

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

New York Review Books, New York : ©2006.