Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell

Born: May 6, 1914

Died: October 14, 1965

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, critic

Biography: 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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Source/Notes: The Taste of the Age, The Saturday Evening Post (1958-07-26) [p. 290] - Kipling, Auden & Co: Essays and Reviews 1935-1964 (1980)

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Source/Notes: An Unread Book, introduction to The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead (Holt, Rinehart, 1965 edition)