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Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems

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Title:Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems
Author:
Williams, William Carlos   
(3 of 4 for author by title)
A voyage to Pagany
The Collected Later Poems of William Carlos Williams
Published:   1962
Publisher:MacGibbon & Kee
Tags:fiction, poetry, Pulitzer Prize
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This book of poems by the American modernist poet William Carlos Williams was Williams' final book. William' was awarded the 1963 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry posthumously. Two previously-published collections of poetry are included: The Desert Music and Other Poems from 1954 and Journey to Love from 1955.

Pieter Brueghel the Elder was a Flemish painter (born c. 1525–1530, died 1569), famous for pictures of peasant life. The ten poems were each based on a Brueghel painting. [Suggest a different description.]

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Williams (1883-1963) was born in New Jersey and educated at the University of Pennsylvania. Revered for his modernist and imagist poetry, he published numerous poetry collections, including the five-volume epic Paterson and Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems. Williams won the first National Book Award for Poetry in 1950 for both Paterson: Book Three and Selected Poems, and in 1963 he was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems. In addition to his writing, Williams had a lifelong career as a doctor practicing pediatrics and general medicine. Williams was named Consultant in Poetry in 1952, but did not serve.(Library of Congress - loc.gov/poetry/laureate-1937-1960.html)

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