Archibald MacLeish: an American life
The definitive biography of America's most eminent poet-statesman. Born in 1892, MacLeish grew up to become not only a highly regarded poet but one of the most dedicated public servants of his time. MacLeish later taught at Harvard, where he trained writers such as Donald Hall, Robert Bly, and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. Photographs.
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ARCHIBALD MACLEISH: An American LifeUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Poet, lawyer, Librarian of Congress, statesman, and professor, MacLeish (1892-1982) revived the Homeric ideal of a poet as ``a man in the world.'' In this authorized and idealized biography, his only ... Read full review
Archibald MacLeish: an American lifeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This exhaustive, sympathetic biography helps explain why MacLeish, one of the best-known and respected American poets in the 1930s to the 1950s, is all but forgotten today. Raised to value a life of ... Read full review