Biography of Conrad Potter Aiken (1889-1973)

Poet and American Narrator, born in Savannah (Georgia) in 1889, and died in his place of origin in 1973. He/She studied at Harvard, where he/she had as a teacher to the philosopher George Santayana and as a companion to Thomas Stearns Eliot. They hoped to join poetry with music and dream seduction. The symphonies of his youth are gathered in the divine Pilgrim (1949) and the Preludes in time in the rock (1936). He/She is author of the famous urban songs Brownstone Eclogues (1942), and other works such as Blue Cruise (1927), the great circle (1933), and Ushant (1952) autobiographical essay.

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Literature of United States of America.