Poet Adrienne Rich grew up in Baltimore and attended Radcliffe College. In 1951, the same year of her college graduation, she received the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize for her first book of poetry, A Change of World.
She finished her second book, The Diamond Cutters (1955), early on in her
It should seem patently absurd that Donald Barthelme is currently undergoing a period of rediscovery. It was only in 1963 that his first prose piece was published, and by the mid-60s he had established himself as a writer – particularly of short stories – of tremendous potential, having generat
Salvador Dali was half-artist, half-imp, and all lunatic. Heavily influenced by Sigmund Freud's theories of dream interpretations and the subconscious, Dali sought to depict not visible objects but their associated images and subconscious meanings. For Dali, the life of the mind was life itself, and