Ciardi John Anthony

Ciar·di

 (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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