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us: Friebert, Stuart, 1931-


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    • us: Friebert, Stuart Michael, 1931-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931
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      Friebert, Stuart, 1963-
  • Sources

    • found: Meyer, C. F. A chronicle of Conrad Ferdinand Meyer's life with a collection ... 1958.
    • found: Raeber, Kuno, 1922-1992. Selected poems of Kuno Raeber, 2016: CIP t.p. (Stuart Friebert) data view ("birth date: July 8, 1963; Born in Wisconsin, Stuart Friebert spent an undergraduate year in Germany as one of the first U.S. exchange students after World War II (1949-50), after which he finished a Ph.D. (1957) at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in German Language & Literature. He began teaching at Mt. Holyoke College, subsequently at Harvard University, until settling at Oberlin College in 1961, where he continued teaching German until, in the mid-1970s, with help from colleagues, he founded Oberlin's Creative Writing Program, which he directed until retiring. Along the way, with colleagues, he co-founded Field Magazine, later the Field Translation Series and Oberlin College Press. Among the fourteen books of poems he's published, Funeral Pie co-won the Four Way Book Award in 1997; and Floating Heart (Pinyon Publishing) won the Ohioana 2015 Poetry Award. In addition, he's published ten volumes of translations--most recently Puppets in the Wind: Selected Poems of Karl Krolow (Bitter Oleander Press, 2014) and Be Quiet: Selected and Selected Poems by Kuno Raeber (Tiger Bark Press, 2015). He has also published a number of stories and memoir-pieces, collected in a volume entitled The Language of the Enemy, published by Black Mountain Press in 2015")
    • found: ND Review website, Jan. 4, 2017: extended bio (Born in Wisconsin, I spent an undergraduate year in Germany as one of the first U.S. exchange students after World War II (1949-50), after which I finished a B.A. (1952) at Wisconsin State College/Milwaukee, and took an M.A. (1953), and a Ph.D. (1957) at U. Wisconsin/Madison in German Language & Literature, which I then began teaching at Mt. Holyoke College (1957-59), subsequently at Harvard (1959-61), until settling at Oberlin College in 1961. At Oberlin I continued teaching German until, in the mid 1970s, with help from colleagues, I founded Oberlin's Creative Writing Program, which I directed until retiring in 1997. Along the way, also with colleagues, I co-founded Field Magazine, later the Field Translation Series and Oberlin College Press.; continues to be active as a writer and translator of poetry)
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    • PS3556.R48
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-21: new
    • 2017-07-03: revised
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