Alfred Kreymborg

Alfred Kreymborg (krām´bôrg), 1883–1966, American poet and anthologist, b. New York City. Originally one of the imagists, he wrote poems collected in Mushrooms (1916), Manhattan Men (1929), Selected Poems (1945), and Man and Shadow (1946). He chronicled American poetry in such works as the critical history Our Singing Strength (1929, 1934) and the anthology Lyric America (1930). His puppet plays were also popular.

See his autobiography, Troubadour (1925).

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright© 2014, The Columbia University Press.

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

The Lost Sail: A Cape Cod Diary
Alfred Kreymborg.
Coward-McCann, Inc., 1928
FREE! Contemporary One-Act Plays: With Outline Study of the One-Act Play and Bibliographies
B. Roland Lewis.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922
Librarian’s tip: "Manikin and Minikin: A Bisque-Play" by Alfred Kreymborg begins on p. 197
Poetic Drama: An Anthology of Plays in Verse from the Ancient Greek to the Modern American
Alfred Kreymborg.
Modern Age Books, 1941
Librarian’s tip: "Hole in the Wall: An Economic Ballad" by Alfred Kreymborg begins on p. 827
The One-Act Play Today: A Discussion of the Technique, Scope & History of the Contemporary Short Drama
William Kozlenko.
Harcourt Brace and Company, 1938
Librarian’s tip: "The Use of Poetry in the One-Act Play" by Alfred Kreymborg begins on p. 171
Poets & Their Art
Harriet Monroe.
Macmillan, 1926
Librarian’s tip: "Alfred Kreymborg" begins on p. 121
Fifty Poets: An American Auto-Anthology
William Rose Benét.
Duffield and Green, 1933
Librarian’s tip: "Alfred Kreymborg" begins on p. 62
FREE! Modern American Poetry
Louis Untermeyer.
Harcourt Brace and Company, 1921 (Revised edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Alfred Kreymborg" begins on p. 269
The Poetry Society of America Anthology
Amy Bonner.
The Fine Editions Press, 1946
Librarian’s tip: "To Alfred Kreymborg" begins on p. 59
American Poetry since 1900
Louis Untermeyer.
Henry Holt, 1923
Librarian’s tip: "Alfred Kreymborg and "Others" begins on p. 183
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