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James Dickey (1923 – 1997)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

poet, novelist and critic; author of Deliverence

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The Eye-Beaters, Blood, Victory, Madness, Buckhead and Mercy

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James Dickey
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, and the full text of several poems.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Webliography, Pictures
Author: Academy of American Poets
James Dickey, Two-Fisted Poet and the Author of ‘Deliverance,’ Is Dead at 73
Dickey’s obituary follows the career of “one of the nation’s most distinguished modern poets.”
Contains: Obituary
Author: Albin Krebs
From: The New York Times January 21, 1997
New National Poetry Consultant Can Also Talk a Nonstop Prose
“This profile of Dickey was written shortly after he began his duties as the 1966-67 poetry consultant to the Library of Congress, a position similar to that of poet laureate.”
Contains: Sketch
Author: Nan Robertson
From: The New York Times September 10, 1966

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Featured Author: James Dickey
“News and Reviews From the Archives of The New York Times.”
Contains: Pictures, Interview, Commentary
From: The New York Times Online http://www.nytimes.com/

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013