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 (chär′dē), John Anthony 1916-1986.
American poet and critic noted for his clear, ironic poetry, works of literary criticism, such as How Does a Poem Mean? (1959), and a translation of Dante's Divine Comedy (1954-1970).
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Noun1.Ciardi - United States poet and critic (1916-1986)
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He is survived by a fourth daughter, Crystal Ursin, from his second marriage to Kathy Ciardi.
She's won two grant awards in poetry from The NY State Council for the Arts and the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry.
un destino sempre circonfuso da un alone di "diffidenza" razzistica dalla quale non furono immuni perfino scrittori e intellettuali di assoluto valore: penso a un John Ciardi, a un Jerre Mangione, a un Felix Stefanile, tanto per fare solo qualche nome esemplare.
And in 1961, John Ciardi claims responsibility for practicing an art form that already contains the seeds of defeat: 'Any theoretical remarks offered by a translator are bound to be an apology for his failures.
NBA star Chris Bosh, undefeated boxer Laila Ali and producer Mark Ciardi ("Secretariat") join other sports stars at Variety's Sports Entertainment Breakfast at Vibiana in DTLA.
Early in Kumin's career, John Ciardi, poetry editor of The Saturday Review of Literature, stated that he would love to publish one of her poems, but he "published a woman last month.
The poet who follows in the footsteps of the late Philip Levine, Tim Skeen, is the winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize for his second collection of poems (his first, Kentucky Swami, won the Ciardi Prize for Poetry).
Ciardi states plainly that "[a] poem, by the very fact of its existence in time rather than in space, has duration and pace" (994, emphasis in the original).
She said, "Paul Ingram is to clerihews what John Ciardi is to limericks.
Two earlier books were also selected for awards: Mechanical Fireflies won the Barrow Street Press Book Prize, and Black Tupelo Country, the John Ciardi Prize.
The 1954 John Ciardi translation, still readily available today, renders the line as "Then fasting overcame my grief and me," followed by the comment "i.
I read the Commedia with Hollander in one hand and Ciardi in the other.