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Randall Jarrell
A Sad Heart at the Supermarket, Daedalus, vol. 89, no. 2 (Spring 1960); published in A Sad Heart at the Supermarket (1962)
Randall Jarrell
An Unread Book, introduction to The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead (Holt, Rinehart, 1965 edition)

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Born: May 6, 1914

Died: October 14, 1965 (aged 51)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, critic

Bio: Randall Jarrell was an American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, novelist, and the 11th Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a position that now bears the title Poet Laureate.

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