Shapiro, Karl Jay

   American poet and novelist. Born in Baltimore, he taught at the University of California, Davis and wrote The Place of Love, Person, Place and Thing, V-Letter and Other Poems, Poems of a Jew and Adult Bookstore.

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  • SHAPIRO, KARL JAY — (1913–2000), U.S. poet and critic. Born in Baltimore, during World War II Shapiro was a soldier in the Pacific campaign. From 1950 to 1955 he edited the Chicago periodical Poetry, and from 1956 he was professor of English at the State University… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shapiro,Karl Jay — Sha·pir·o (shə pîrʹō), Karl Jay. Born 1913. American poet and critic known for his early poems concerning World War II and his later works in free verse. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shapiro, Karl Jay —    см. Шапиро, Карл Джей …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Shapiro, Karl — ▪ 2000       American poet and critic (b. Nov. 10, 1913, Baltimore, Md. d. May 14, 2000, New York, N.Y.), won attention early in his career as a writer of technically accomplished verse but later, particularly after he attacked the modernist… …   Universalium

  • Shapiro — is a Yiddish surname which occasionally is said to be derived from the medieval name of Speyer, Germany. [] However, the word Shapiro is Aramaic (probably derived from the Hebrew …   Wikipedia

  • Karl Shapiro — Karl Jay Shapiro (b. November 10 1913, Baltimore, Maryland – d. May 14 2000, New York City) was a Pulitzer Prize winning poet.BiographyKarl Shapiro wrote poetry in the Pacific Theater while he served there during World War II. His collection V… …   Wikipedia

  • Shapiro —   [ʃə pɪrəʊ],    1) Joel, amerikanischer Bildhauer, * New York 27. 9. 1941. Bei seinen kleinen, aus Bronze oder Eisen gegossenen oder aus Holzteilen zusammengesetzten Plastiken in einfachen, kompakten oder raumgreifenden Formen ist die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shapiro — biographical name Karl Jay 1913 2000 American poet & critic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shapiro — /sheuh pear oh/, n. Karl (Jay), born 1913, U.S. poet and editor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shapiro — Sha•pi•ro [[t]ʃəˈpɪər oʊ[/t]] n. big Karl (Jay), 1913–2000, U.S. poet …   From formal English to slang

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