Oppen, George

(1908-84)
   America poet. Born in New Rochelle, New York, to a German-Jewish family, he moved to San Francisco at the age of five. He studied at Oregon State University, and from 1929 to 1933 he and his wife, Mary Corby, published poetry in France. In 1969 he won the Pulitzer Prize. His work includes Collected Poems.

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  • OPPEN, GEORGE — (1908–1984), U.S. poet. Oppen s life is exemplary of Jewish American culture and poetry in the 20th century. Born in New Rochelle, N.Y., Oppen was the child of George August Oppenheimer, a diamond merchant, and Elsie Rothfeld. His mother… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Oppen, George — ▪ American poet and political activist born April 24, 1908, New Rochelle, N.Y., U.S. died July 7, 1984, Sunnyvale, Calif.       American poet and political activist, one of the chief proponents of objectivism, a variation on Imagism (Imagist).… …   Universalium

  • George Oppen — in 1969.Early lifeOppen was born in New Rochelle, New York. His father, George August Oppenheimer, a successful diamond merchant, changed the family name to Oppen in 1927. Oppen s childhood was one of considerable affluence; the family was well… …   Wikipedia

  • George Oppen — est un poète américain, né à Nouvelle Rochelle (New York) en 1908, mort à Sunnyvale (Californie) en 1984. Biographie Il est le fils de George August Oppenheimer, diamantaire de métier et de Elsie Rothfeld. Oppen a quatre ans quand sa mère se… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mary Oppen — (born November 28, 1908 – died May 14, 1990) was an American activist, artist, photographer, poet and writer. Contents 1 George Oppen 2 Poetry, Activism, and World War II 3 Return from exile 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Matthias v. Oppen — Matthias von Oppen (* um 1565 in Schlalach bei Belzig; † 11. April 1621 in Halberstadt) war ein bedeutender Kirchenpolitiker und wirtschaftlicher Reformer des späten 16. und frühen 17. Jahrhunderts. Burg Zilly, die durch Matthias v. Oppen ab 1595 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Matthias von Oppen (Dekan) — Matthias von Oppen Matthias von Oppen (* um 1565 in Schlalach bei Bad Belzig; † 11. April 1621 in Halberstadt) war ein bedeutender Kirchenpolitiker und wirtschaftlicher Reformer des späten 16. und frühen 17. Jahrhunderts[1]. Ber …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1978 in poetry — yearbox2 in?=in poetry in2?=in literature cp=19th century c=20th century cf=21st century yp1=1975 yp2=1976 yp3=1977 year=1978 ya1=1979 ya2=1980 ya3=1981 dp3=1940s dp2=1950s dp1=1960s d=1970s da=0 dn1=1980s dn2=1990s dn3=2000s|Events*… …   Wikipedia

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  • objectivism — objectivist, n., adj. objectivistic, adj. /euhb jek teuh viz euhm/, n. 1. a tendency to lay stress on the objective or external elements of cognition. 2. the tendency, as of a writer, to deal with things external to the mind rather than with… …   Universalium

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