William Rose Benet

Benét, William Rose

William Rose Benét, 1886–1950, American poet and editor, b. Brooklyn, grad. Yale, 1907; brother of Stephen Vincent Benét. He was associated as editor or assistant editor with the Century Magazine, the Literary Review of the New York Evening Post, and the Saturday Review of Literature (which he helped found in 1924). His books include such collections of poetry as Merchants from Cathay (1913), The Great White Wall (1916), and Man Possessed (1927); a novel, The First Person Singular (1922); a volume of essays, Wild Goslings (1927); and an anthology, The Reader's Encyclopedia (1948). He also coedited The Oxford Anthology of American Literature (1938). His autobiographical verse-narrative, The Dust Which Is God (1941), won the 1942 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. His second wife was the poet, Elinor Wylie, whose poems he edited in 1932.

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William Rose Benet: Selected full-text books and articles

The Stairway of Surprise By William Rose Benét A. A. Knopf, 1947
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The Spirit of the Scene By William Rose Benét Alfred A. Knopf, 1951
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American Poetry since 1900 By Louis Untermeyer Henry Holt, 1923
Librarian's tip: "William Rose Benet" begins on p. 235
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FREE! Modern American Poetry By Louis Untermeyer Harcourt Brace and Company, 1921 (Revised edition)
Librarian's tip: "William Rose Benet" begins on p. 331
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105 Greatest Living Authors Present the World's Best Stories, Humor, Drama, Biography, History, Essays, Poetry By Whit Burnett Dial Press, 1950
Librarian's tip: "William Rose Benet" begins on p. 225
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America's 93 Greatest Living Authors Present This Is My Best: Over 150 Self-Chosen and Complete Masterpieces, Together with Their Reasons for Their Selections By Whit Burnett Dial Press, 1942
Librarian's tip: "William Rose Benet: Why He Selected from 'The Dust Which Is God' " begins on p. 606
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The Questing Spirit: Religion in the Literature of Our Time By Robert E. Luccock; Lowell Brentano; Halford E. Luccock; Frances Brentano Coward-McCann, 1947
Librarian's tip: "The Falconer Of God, The Army of the Dead and The Arrival" by William Rose Benet
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Fifty Poets: An American Auto-Anthology By William Rose Benét Duffield and Green, 1933
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FREE! The Great White Wall: A Poem By William Rose Benét; Douglas Duer Yale University Press, 1916
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FREE! Moons of Grandeur: A Book of Poems By William Rose Benét George H. Doran, 1920
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