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Howard Nemerov

Born March 1, 1920

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Howard Nemerov Marker
Inscription.  Howard Nemerov graduated from Harvard in 1941, served in World War II and began teaching in 1946. His first volume of Poetry, "The Image and the Law," was published the next year, in 1969 he became professor of English at Washington University. In addition to 13 volumes of poetry, his works include novels, stories, and a notable body of criticism. He was inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1977. "The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov" won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize a hear later. He was named Poet Laureate of the United States in 1988.
 
Erected 1990 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.351′ N, 90° 18.284′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard west of Westgate Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6500 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tennessee Williams (here,
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next to this marker); Ulysses S. Grant (a few steps from this marker); Stan Musial (a few steps from this marker); Vincent Price (a few steps from this marker); Katherine Dunham (a few steps from this marker); Bob Costas (a few steps from this marker); Willie Mae Ford Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Marlin Perkins (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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