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Conrad Potter Aiken (Aiken Conrad Potter)

( American poet and prose writer.)

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(1889-1973)
Born August 5, 1889 in Savannah (ea. Georgia). After graduating from Harvard University, became a professional writer. At various times he lived in Italy, France, England and New England. His first poetry collection jubilant land and other poems (Earth Triumphant and Other Tales in Verse) was released in 1914. In subsequent collections reflected the influence of TS Eliot. Aiken sought musicality in poetry, and evidence of success was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his Selected Poems (Selected Poems, 1929). Then came collections of John Dette (John Deth, 1931), and in the hanging gardens (And in the Hanging Gardens, 1933), time to rock (Time in the Rock, 1936), Braunstounskie eclogues (Brownstone Eclogues, 1942), Soldier (The Soldier, 1944), baby (The Kid, 1947).
Using the method introduced Dzh.Dzhoysom stream of consciousness, Aiken has written several novels, including Blue Voyage (Blue Voyage, 1927), King Coffin (King Coffin, 1935), Conversations (Conversations, 1939). He owns several collections of short stories on themes of psychoanalysis. Aiken was the editor of two anthologies of American poetry, published a collection of critical articles Gehenna (Gehenna, 1930).

At the age of seventy, which is still full of creative forces, he wrote an autobiography Ashent (Ushant, 1952), several collections of poetry and dark play Mr. Arkularis (Mr. Arcularis, 1957). In 1950 he was invited to the Library of Congress, to head the department of poetry. In 1954 received the National Book Award for Collected Poems (Collected Poems, 1953). Subsequently published two collections (1963 and 1967). Aiken died in Savannah on Aug. 17, 1973.


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