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Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell, born in 1914 in Nashville, Tennessee, was a prolific and widely respected poet, critic, translator, and fiction writer. A friend and contemporary to Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, Jarrell received the National Book Award (amid other honors) for his verse. He also served as U.S. Poet Laureate. Jarrell died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in 1965.

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Selected Poems
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Selected Poems

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Randall Jarrell; Edited by William H. Pritchard
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Poet, novelist, literary critic, and teacher, Randall Jarrell was a writer with many facets, but most of all, he was a poet with a unique voice, one that was by turns imaginative, realistic, sensitive,...

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The Juniper Tree
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The Juniper Tree

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Translated by Lore Segal with four tales translated by Randall Jarrell; Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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Originally published as a two-volume set forty years ago, The Juniper Tree is distinguished first by the selection of stories. Lore Segal and Maurice Sendak jointly culled...

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Faust
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Faust

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Translated by Randall Jarrell; With 11 Drawings by Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Goethe's classic, enlivened by Randall Jarrell's fine translation and Peter Sís's dark, dreamy illustrations

Randall Jarrell's translation of Faust is one of his most...

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead; Introduction by Randall Jarrell
Picador
Picador

With an Introduction by Randall Jarrell. Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own...

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Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs
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Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs

Written by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Pictures by Nancy Ekholm Burkert; Translated by Randall Jarrell
Square Fish
Square Fish

Retells the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was as black as ebony.

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The Complete Poems
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The Complete Poems

Randall Jarrell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Poet, novelist, critic, and teacher, Randall Jarrell was a diverse literary talent with a distinctive voice, by turns imaginative, realistic, sensitive, and ironic. His poetry, whether dealing with...

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