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Shapiro, Karl 1913-2000

Overview
Works: 349 works in 854 publications in 3 languages and 35,019 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Erotic fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Biography  History  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Performer, Signer, Creator, Author of introduction, Other, Recipient, Correspondent, Lyricist, lbr, Honoree
Classifications: PS3537.H27, 811.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Shapiro
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stream-of-consciousness story of a poverty-stricken young American, living in Paris
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Selected poems by Karl Shapiro( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new selection, master literary craftsman John Updike provides a long-overdue reassessment of Karl Shapiro, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who has become one of the defining figures of the postwar period
American poetry by Karl Shapiro( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosody handbook by Karl Shapiro( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a practical guide to versification: concise, readable, and filled with examples from English and American poets of many periods
Essay on rime by Karl Shapiro( Book )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, 1940-1953 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry wreck : selected essays, 1950-1970 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bourgeois poet by Karl Shapiro( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defense of ignorance. [Essays] by Karl Shapiro( Book )

25 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in English and Italian and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by a poet and critic in which he bewails obscurity in modern verse and questions the laurels heaped on Yeats, Pound, and Eliot
Collected poems, 1940-1978 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning forty years, this anthology includes the author's choice from all his previously published poems, selections from White-Haired Lover and Adult Bookstore, and fifteen poems that have not appeared before
Poems of a Jew by Karl Shapiro( Book )

7 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To abolish children and other essays by Karl Shapiro( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adult bookstore by Karl Shapiro( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose keys to modern poetry by Karl Shapiro( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White-haired lover by Karl Shapiro( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V-letter : and other poems by Karl Shapiro( Book )

14 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New & selected poems, 1940-1986 by Karl Shapiro( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admirers of Shapiro's work will welcome this volume of poems selected by the poet himself from over 50 years' work. Shapiro is a craftsman with an eye for detail. In poems such as ``Drug Store,'' ``Haircut,'' and ``The Tingling Back,'' he finds cause for personal celebration in the most quotidian occurrences; yet he is equally adept at probing more public subjects in ``The Conscientious Objector,'' ``Israel'' and ``Vietnam Memorial
Modern British poetry by Louis Untermeyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web Feet summary: The complete text of Modern British Poetry, the landmark collection of poetry edited by Louis Untermeyer and first published in 1920, is available online as part of the Project Bartleby Archive, created and maintained by the Columbia University Bartleby Library. This is a magnificent collection of British poetry from the late 19th and early 20th centuries and contains the work of scores of well-known poets, including John Masefield, Edith Sitwell, William Butler Yeats, and A.E. Housman, and of writers who are today best known for their prose, including Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce, Thomas Hardy, and Oscar Wilde
Edsel by Karl Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tropic of Cancer
Alternative Names
Carolus Shapiro

Karl Shapiro Amerikaans dichter (1913-2000)

Karl Shapiro amerikansk poet

Karl Shapiro poeta statunitense

Shapiro, Karl

Shapiro Karl 1913-2000

Shapiro, Karl Jay.

Shapiro, Karl Jay 1913-2000

Шапиро, Карл 1913-2000

קארל שפירו

שפירו, קרל ג'יי 1913-2000

カール・シャピロ

Languages
English (291)

German (3)

Italian (3)

Covers
American poetry : the twentieth centurySelected poemsA prosody handbookEssay on rimeNew & selected poems, 1940-1986Poet : an autobiography in three partsReports of my death