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Marianne Moore

 
 
Marianne Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
1. Marianne Moore Marker
Inscription.
35 West 9th Street • Last home of

Marianne Moore
(1887 - 1972)

Pulitzer prize-winning poet, baseball enthusiast
and lifelong New Yorker

 
Location. 40° 44.017′ N, 73° 59.857′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 9th Street east of Sixth Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 West 9th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emma Lazarus (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Ives (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Market Courthouse (about 600 feet away); The Second Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Market Garden (about 700 feet away); 4 Patchin Place / e.e. cummings (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Marianne Moore (Poetry Foundation). One of American literature’s foremost poets, Marianne Moore’s poetry is characterized by linguistic precision, keen and probing descriptions, and acute observations of people, places, animals,
Marianne Moore Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2016
2. Marianne Moore Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the left of the building entrance.
and art. Her poems often reflect her preoccupation with the relationships between the common and the uncommon, as well as advocate discipline in both art and life, and espouse restraint, modesty, and humor. She frequently used animals as a central image to emphasize themes of independence, honesty, and the integration of art and nature....
(Submitted on October 13, 2016.) 

2. Marianne Moore, Portrait in a Minute (Youtube.com, 2 mins.). David C. Ward, historian at the National Portrait Gallery, discusses poet Marianne Moore. (Submitted on October 13, 2016.) 

3. "What Are Years?" by Marianne Moore (Youtube.com, 80 secs.). (Submitted on October 13, 2016.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
<i>Marianne Moore, half-length portrait, facing left</i> image. Click for full size.
By George Platt Lynes, February 1, 1935
3. Marianne Moore, half-length portrait, facing left
Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on October 13, 2016.
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