Harriet Monroe

Standard Name: Monroe, Harriet


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Education Elizabeth Bishop
EB loved the village school in Great Village, Nova Scotia, where she learned to read and write. She later, supported by a Bishop family trust, attended first a summer camp, then a private school...
Friends, Associates Stella Benson
SB met Harriet Monroe and Helen Hoyt in Chicago at the downtown offices of Poetry.
Grant, Joy. Stella Benson: A Biography. Macmillan.
Friends, Associates Dorothy Brett
Travelling to Taos the first time in Lawrence's company, Brett had met Willa Cather and Harriet Monroe .
Brett, Dorothy. Lawrence and Brett. J. B. Lippincott Company.
On the whole, however, she did not pursue literary friendships in the USA. She continued her...
Friends, Associates H. D.
In Chicago on her US visit of 1920-1, HD met with Harriet Monroe . In New York she renewed her acquaintance with friends from her early days in Pennsylvania: Marianne Moore and William Carlos Williams
Literary responses Ezra Pound
Monroe later added, I can't pretend to be much pleased at the course his verse is taking. A hint from Browning at his most recondite, and erudition in seventeen languages.
Nadel, Ira Bruce, editor. “Chronology; Introduction”. The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, Cambridge University Press, pp. xvii - xxxi; 1.
The same year Eliot
Material Conditions of Writing Tillie Olsen
By the time she entered high school she was keeping a journal in assorted and undated notebooks containing poems, bits of stories, drafts of letters, and reflections.
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press.
One year into high school she began...
Occupation Constance Smedley
This building (just vacated by the Imperial Service Club was later exchanged for an even more spacious one at 138 Piccadilly. The London press in general warmly backed the new venture.
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus.
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Occupation Ezra Pound
In the same year, EP was employed as a foreign correspondent for Harriet Monroe 's Poetry.
Nadel, Ira Bruce, editor. “Chronology; Introduction”. The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, Cambridge University Press, pp. xvii - xxxi; 1.
Publishing Laura Riding
Laura Reichenthal was ten or eleven when she won her first prize for her writing, for an essay on What the City Does for Us. She was already writing poetry as well. In spring...
Publishing T. S. Eliot
Poetry magazine, edited by Harriet Monroe in Chicago, published TSE 's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Borne Back Daily. http://borneback.com/ .
1 June 2010
Gallup, Donald Clifford. T.S. Eliot: A Bibliography. Harcourt, Brace.
Publishing H. D.
H. D. 's work made its first appearance in the pages of Harriet Monroe 's Poetry, A Magazine of Verse (in its fourth number).
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Marek, Jayne E. Women Editing Modernism: "Little" Magazines & Literary History. University Press of Kentucky.
Publishing Edna St Vincent Millay
Harriet Monroe published in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse five poems by ESVM , including the one that has remained her best-known work, the single quatrain whose title, First Fig, is less familiar than...
Publishing Marianne Moore
Harriet Monroe 's little magazine Poetry printed a group or sequence of five poems by MM which was at that time entitled Pouters and Fantails (after different breeds of pigeon).
Moore, Marianne. The Poems of Marianne Moore. Editor Schulman, Grace, Faber.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Publishing Ezra Pound
The magazine's editor, Harriet Monroe , commented: I read two or three pages of Ezra's Cantos and then took sick—no doubt that was the cause. Since then, I haven't had brains enough to tackle it.
Nadel, Ira Bruce, editor. “Chronology; Introduction”. The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, Cambridge University Press, pp. xvii - xxxi; 1.
Publishing Dorothy Richardson
Having begun writing poetry in mid-1923, Richardson was initially reluctant to share her poems with even her intimates: for instance with Bryher, who was a close friend and sometimes a creative confidante to H. D.


October 1912: Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, edited by Harriet...

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October 1912

Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, edited by Harriet Monroe , began monthly publication in Chicago.

September 1936: Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, edited in Chicago...

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September 1936

Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, edited in Chicago by Harriet Monroe , ceased publication under her editorship.


Pound, Ezra. “Three Cantos”. Poetry, A Magazine of Verse, edited by Harriet Monroe.