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us: Young, Marguerite, 1908-1995

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    • Marguerite Vivian
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        (naf) Indianapolis (Ind.)
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        (naf) Indianapolis (Ind.)
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        (lcsh) Women poets
          (lcsh) Women authors
            (lcsh) Women biographers
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Young, Marguerite, 1909-1995
        • Sources

          • found: Author's Prismatic ground, 1937.
          • found: Her Inviting the muses, c1994: CIP t.p. (Marguerite Young) data sheet (b. 1908; erroneously listed in some reference books as 1909)
          • found: Phone call to Dalkey Archive Press, 02-28-94 (Marguerite Young; b. 1908; birthdate confirmed by author and by recent scholarship)
          • found: Contemporary authors online, Mar. 18, 2008 (Marguerite (Vivian) Young, b. Indianapolis, Ind.; d. Nov. 17, 1995, Indianapolis, Ind.)
          • found: Young, Marguerite, Miss MacIntosh, my darling, 1965: title page (Marguerite Young)
          • found: Wikipedia, April 16, 2015: Marguerite Young (Marguerite Vivian Young (August 26, 1908 -- November 17, 1995) was an American poet, novelist, biographer and critic. She is best known for her novel Miss MacIntosh, My Darling. In her later years, she was known for teaching creative writing and as a mentor to young authors ... Young was born in Indianapolis, Indiana ... Young studied at Butler University in Indianapolis, receiving a BA in French and English. She then attended the University of Chicago, auditing Thornton Wilder's writing class at his invitation and earning her MA in Elizabethan and Jacobean Literature ... Young's first book of poetry, Prismatic Ground, was published in 1937 ... Moderate Fable (1944), which won the poetry prize from the National Academy of Arts and Letters. Angel in the Forest appeared in 1945 and was well received, winning Guggenheim and Newberry Library awards ... Harp Song for a Radical was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1999 ...) {}
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