The Farrar, Straus and Giroux Poetry Blog

March 19, 2007

Randall Jarrell

Jarrell1Randall Jarrell (1914–65) was a poet, novelist, literary critic, and teacher. His first collection of poetry, Blood of a Stranger, was published in 1942, followed by Little Friend, Little Friend (1945); Losses (1948) The Woman at the Washington Zoo (1960) which received the National Book Award; and finally The Lost World (1966). He died after being struck by a car in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he was teaching at the time.

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