Gjertrud Schnackenberg

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gjertrud Schnackenberg (born August 27, 1953 Tacoma, Washington) is an American poet. Schnackenberg graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1975. She lectured at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Washington University, and was Writer-in-Residence at Smith College and visiting fellow at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, in 1997. The Throne of Labdacus, one of Schnackenberg's five books of poetry, focuses on the myth of Oedipus and the stories of ancient Greece. In A Gilded Lapse of Time she devotes a section to the life, poetry, and death of Dante. Schnackenberg has received the Rome Prize in Creative Literature from the American Academy in Rome and the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and in 1987 she received a Guggenheim grant. She has been a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1996. In 1997, she was the Christensen Visiting Fellow at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and in 2000 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135917927
  • 9786135917925