Dunstan Thompson





Dunstan Thompson


Born
in New London, Connecticut, The United States
August 30, 1918

Died
January 19, 1975

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Dunstan Thompson was born in New London, Connecticut, in 1918. He was educated in England and France, and later at the Canterbury School and Harvard. During one summer abroad, while at Rye, he was a student of Conrad Aiken. At this time, his poetry and criticism did much to enliven The Harvard Monthly, which he edited with distinction. He has since published verse in The New Republic and Poetry. On its spasmodic appearances, his own magazine, Vice Versa, was perhaps the most discussed publication of its kind in the United States. He enlisted in the U.S. military in 1942, publishing his first collection Poems (1943) while serving abroad. His other books include The Dove with the Bough of Olive (novel, 1942), The Lament for the Sleepwalker (p ...more

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Here at Last is Love: Selec...

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Lament for the Sleepwalker

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Poems

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Poems, 1950-1974

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The Phoenix in the Desert

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