Nathaniel Tarn





Nathaniel Tarn


Born
in Paris, France
January 01, 1928

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Nathaniel Tarn is an American poet, essayist, anthropologist, and translator.

Tarn was educated at Clifton College, UK and graduated in history and English from King's College, Cambridge. He returned to Paris and, after some journalism and radio work, discovered anthropology at the Musée de l’Homme, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and the Collège de France. A Fulbright a grant took him to Yale and the University of Chicago where Robert Redfield sent him to Guatemala for his doctoral fieldwork (1951-2) at the University of Chicago. He completed this work as a graduate student at the London School of Economics (1953-8).

Tarn was a professor at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.

He emigrated to the United States in 197
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The Embattled Lyric: Essays...

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Ins and Outs of the Forest ...

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Lyrics for the Bride of God

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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Selected Poems: 1950 2000

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Selected Poems

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Gondwana

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The Architextures, 1988-1994

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2000
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The Beautiful Contradictions

3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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“Apart from being dead its going to be necessary to die. And I'm dealing at the moment with the realization that at my age there is absolutely no way in which I can skirt the matter and come out on the other side.”
Nathaniel Tarn

“Apart from being dead its going to be necessary to die. And I'm dealing at the moment with the realization that at my age there is absoutely no way in which I can skirt the matter and come out on the other side.”
Nathaniel Tarn



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