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Robert Hillyer

a.k.a. Robert Sillman Hillyer

Author Code: ARHY

Born: Jun. 3, 1895 - East Orange, New Jersey, USA

Died: Dec. 24, 1961 - Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Educated at Kent School in Connecticut and Harvard University, Hillyer graduated in 1917 and published Sonnets and Other Lyrics before going to France to join the Ambulance Corps. Following the war, he returned to Harvard to teach English. In spite of his friendship with Conrad Aiken and John Dos Passos, Hillyer himself was anti-modernism. In 1933, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He resigned from Harvard in 1944 and was elected president of the Poetry Society of America. In 1948, he joined the faculty of Kenyon College and in 1951 joined the University of Delaware. His works include The Wise Old Apple Tree in Spring (1917), Alchemy: A Symphonic Poem (1920), The Five Books of Youth (1920), Riverhead (1932), The Death of Captain Nemo (1949), First Principals of Verse (1950), The Suburb by the Sea (1952), The Relic and Other Poems (1957) and In Pursuit of Poetry (1960).

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ARHY002 The Crisis in American Poetry 1950 5 155k Article Download PDF - 'The Crisis in American Poetry' (ARHY002)   Download ePub - 'The Crisis in American Poetry' (ARHY002) Find a printed copy of The Crisis in American Poetry by Robert Hillyer at AbeBooks
ARHY001 The Five Books of Youth
  Across the Evening Calm I Faintly Hear
  Against My Wall the Summer Weaves
  And Yet Think Not That I Desire to Seal
  As Dreamers Through Their Dreams Surmise
  The Boy is Late Tonight Binding His Sheaves
  Bring Hemlock, Black As Cretan Cheese
  By These Shall You Remember
  Calmer Than Mirrored Waters After Rain
  A Chalice Singing Deep with Wine
  The Change of Many Tides Has Swung the Flow
  Chords, Tremendous Chords
  The Dull-eyed Girl in Bronze Implores Apollo
  Each Mote That Staggers Down the Sun
  Epilogue
  Esther Dancing
  Gods Dine on Prayer and Sacred Song
  Grave Stones in A Front Yard
  The Green Canal is Mottled with Falling Leaves
  He Clung to Me, His Young Face Dark with Woe
  He is A Priest
  The Heavy Bee Burdened the Golden Clover
  Hunters
  I Have Known the Lure of Cities and the Bright Gleam of Golden Things
  I Pass My Days in Ghostly Presences
  I See That Hermes Unawares
  I Stood Like Some Worn Image Carved of Stone
  I Walked the Hollow Pavements of the Town
  I Would Know What Can Not Be Known
  If You Should Come Tonight
  In Gardens When the Sun is Set
  In Tireless March I Move From Sphere to Sphere
  Into the Trembling Air
  Invoking Not the Worship of the Crowd
  La Mare Des Fees
  A Letter
  Like Children on A Sunny Shore
  Love Dwelled with Me with Music on Her Lips
  The Maker Rests
  The Mirrors of All Ages Are the Eyes
  Montmartre
  Now the Sick Earth Revives, and in the Sun
  Now the White Dove Has Found Her Mate
  O it Was Gay! The Wilderness Was Floral
  O Little Shepherd Boy, What Sobs Are Those
  O Lonely Star Moving in Still Abodes
  O Lovely Shepherd Corydon, How Far
  Of Days and Nights Under the Living Vine
  Piero Di Cosimo
  The Pilgrimage
  Prothalamion
  Semiramis, the Whore of Babylon
  A Smile Will Turn Away Green Eyes
  The Snow is Thawing on the Hanging Eaves
  So Ends the Day with Beauty in the West
  There is A Void That Reason Can Not Face
  Thermopylae
  They Who Have Gone Down the Hill Are Far Away
  The Thinkers Light Their Lamps in Rows
  Through Hissing Snow, Through Rain, Through Many Hundred Mays
  Through the Deep Night the Leaves Speak, Tree to Tree
  Tonight it Seems to Be the Same
  The Trees Have Never Seemed So Green
  Two Black Deer Uprise
  Two Kings There Were, One Good, One Bad
  Vigil
  Walking Through the Town Last Night
  We Sat in Silence Till the Twilight Fell
  We Wove A Fillet for Thy Head
  When in the Ultimate Embrace
  When Noon is Blazing on the Town
  When the Door Was Open
  When Voices Sink in Twilight Silences
  Where Two Roads Meet Amid the Wood
  A While You Shared My Path and Solitude
  Winds Blowing Over the White-capped Bay
  The Winter Night is Hard As Glass
  With the Young God Who Out of Death Creates
  A Wreck
  The Yellow Bird is Singing by the Pond
  You Are Very Far To-night
  You Seek to Hurt Me, Foolish Child, and Why?
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