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EventsEdit

  • March 29 (Easter Day) – Adrian Mitchell reads "To Whom It May Concern" to Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament protesters in Trafalgar Square, London.
  • April 23 – The "Shakespeare Quartercentenary", the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare falling around this date, is celebrated throughout the year in lecture series, exhibitions, dramatic and musical programs and other events as well as special publications (Shakespeare issues and supplements), reprinting of standard works on the playwright and poet, and the issue of commemorative postage stamps. The American Association of Advertising Agencies suggests that Shakespeare quotations should be used in advertisements. Celebrations of various kinds occur in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and elsewhere.[1] The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust opens the Shakespeare Centre, housing its library and research facilities, in Stratford-upon-Avon (England).
  • June – The 75th birthday of Anna Akhmatova, who was severely persecuted during the Stalin era, is celebrated around this time with special observances and the publication of new collections of her verse.[1]
  • December – Poetry Australia literary magazine founded.
  • John Berryman's 77 Dream Songs, published this year, wins the 1965 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
  • Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is convicted of "parasitism" in a Soviet court, which sends him into exile near the Arctic Circle.
  • Among the many books of poetry published this year, Robert Lowell's For the Union Dead is greeted with particular acclaim. The book is received with "general jubilation" from critics, according to Raymond Walters Jr., associate editor of the New York Times Book Review. "These verses [...] convinced many observers that its author was now the pre-eminent U.S. poet."[1]
  • A surprise best-seller in the United Kingdom is John Lennon's In His Own Write, a compendium of nonsense poems, sketches and drawings by one of the Beatles.[1]
  • The publication in the United Kingdom of The Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence in two volumes is "a major publishing event of 1964".[1]

Works published in EnglishEdit

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

AustraliaEdit

CanadaEdit

Anthologies in CanadaEdit

  • Poetry of Mid-Century 1940/1960, edited by Milton Wilson, included the work of 10 well-known Canadian poets:[1]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in CanadaEdit

  • Northrop Frye, Fables of Identity, 16 essays on "various works and authors in the central tradition of English mythopoeic poetry"[1]
  • Roy Daniells, Milton, Mannerism and Baroque[1]

India, in EnglishEdit

New ZealandEdit

United KingdomEdit

Criticism, scholarship, and biography in the United KingdomEdit

  • Poetry of the Thirties, a Penguin Books anthology; including the last published appearance during the lifetime of W. H. Auden of his, "September 1, 1939", a poem which he was famous for, but which he hated; the poem appeared in the edition with a note about this and four other early poems: "Mr. W. H. Auden considers these five poems to be trash which he is ashamed to have written."
  • G. Hartmann, Wordsworth's Poetry, 1787-1814[17]

United StatesEdit

Criticism, scholarship, and biography in the United StatesEdit

Other in EnglishEdit

Works in other languagesEdit

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BrazilEdit

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Latin AmericaEdit

AnthologiesEdit
Criticism, scholarship, and biography in Latin AmericaEdit

SpainEdit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in SpainEdit

YiddishEdit

OtherEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

AustraliaEdit

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United StatesEdit

OtherEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

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See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm dn do dp dq dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej Britannica Book of the Year 1965 (covering events of 1964), published by The Encyclopædia Britannica, 1965
  2. ^ a b Preminger, Alex and T.V.F. Brogan, et al., editors, The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 1993, Princeton University Press and MJF Books, "Australian Poetry" article, Anthologies section, p 108
  3. ^ "Select General Bibliography for Representative Poetry On-Line" Archived 2008-12-28 at the Wayback Machine web page for Representative Poetry On-Line website of the University of Toronto, retrieved January 1, 2009
  4. ^ "Earle Birney: Published Works," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 3, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
  6. ^ "F. R. Scott: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  7. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 560, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972")
  8. ^ a b c Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 323, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 10, 2010
  9. ^ a b Naik, M. K., M1 Perspectives on Indian poetry in English, p. 230, (published by Abhinav Publications, 1984, ISBN 0-391-03286-0, ISBN 978-0-391-03286-6), retrieved via Google Books, June 12, 2009
  10. ^ Vinayak Krishna Gokak, The Golden Treasury Of Indo-Anglian Poetry (1828-1965), p 325, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (1970, first edition; 2006 reprint), ISBN 81-260-1196-3, retrieved August 10, 2010
  11. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 384, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972")
  12. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 445, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972")
  13. ^ Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File" Archived 2006-12-21 at the Wayback Machine at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  14. ^ Web page titled "Charles Brasch: New Zealand Literature File" Archived September 28, 2006, at the Wayback Machine at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l M. L. Rosenthal, The New Poets: American and British Poetry Since World War II, New York: Oxford University Press, 1967, "Selected Bibliography: Individual Volumes by Poets Discussed", pp 334-340
  17. ^ Preminger, Alex, and Brogan, T.V.F., editors, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Princeton University Press, 1993, "English Poetry" article, "History and Criticism" section, p 353
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press ("If the title page is one year later than the copyright date, we used the latter since publishers frequently postdate books published near the end of the calendar year." — from the Preface, p vi)
  19. ^ a b Web page titled "Archive / Edward Dorn (1929-1999)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved May 8, 2008
  20. ^ Ackroyd, Peter, Ezra Pound, Thames and Hudson Ltd., London, 1980, "Bibliography" chapter, p 121
  21. ^ a b Crotty, Patrick, Modern Irish Poetry: An Anthology, Belfast, The Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1995, ISBN 0-85640-561-2
  22. ^ Web page titled "Marie-Claire Blais" Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine at L’Académie des lettres du Québec website (in French), retrieved October 20, 2010
  23. ^ a b c d e f g Auster, Paul, editor, The Random House Book of Twentieth-Century French Poetry: with Translations by American and British Poets, New York: Random House, 1982 ISBN 0-394-52197-8
  24. ^ a b c Brée, Germaine, Twentieth-Century French Literature, translated by Louise Guiney, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983
  25. ^ Shrayer, Maxim, "Aleksandr Mezhirov", p 879, An Anthology of Jewish-Russian Literature: Two Centuries of Dual Identity in Prose and Poetry, publisher: M.E. Sharpe, 2007, ISBN 0-7656-0521-X, ISBN 978-0-7656-0521-4, retrieved via Google Books on May 27, 2009
  26. ^ Web page titled "Rituraj" Archived 2012-04-06 at the Wayback Machine at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 12, 2010
  27. ^ Das, Sisir Kumar, "A Chronology of Literary Events / 1911–1956", in Das, Sisir Kumar and various, History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956: struggle for freedom: triumph and tragedy, Volume 2, p 723, published by Sahitya Akademi, 1995, ISBN 978-81-7201-798-9, retrieved via Google Books on December 23, 2008
  28. ^ "Raphael Campo (1964- )". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2008-04-24.