About Delmore Schwartz


Delmore Schwartz was born December 8, 1913, in Brooklyn to Romanian immigrant parents. Their marriage however failed and this affected him all his life. Biography Inspite of his unhappy and unsettled childhood though he was was a gifted and intellectual young student. He enrolled early at Columbia University, and also studied at the University of Wisconsin, eventually receiving his bachelor's degree in 1935 in philosophy from New York University. In 1936 he won the Bowdoin Prize in the Humanities for his essay Poetry as Imitation. In 1937 his short story In Dreams Begin Responsibilities was published in Partisan Review a... Read more...

Poet of the day

Henry Fielding (Sharpham, 22 April 1707 – near Lisbon, 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones.

Aside from his literary achievements, he has a significant place in the history of...
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Poem of the day


Deilige Slot med de glimtende Fløie,
Aldrig i Norden Din Lige man saae,
Issen Du strakte mod Himlen den høie,
Foden Du vasked i Bølgen den blaa.

Kløgtig med Kunst har en kongelig Mester
Manet Dig frem over Vandenes Strøm,
Hvælvet Dit Tag over tusinde...
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