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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. Touch 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); Birthplace of Galo Plaza Lasso (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Ives (about 600 feet away); Eleanor Roosevelt (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Market Courthouse (about 600 feet away); No. 22 Washington Square North (about 600 feet away); Edward I. Koch (about 600 feet away); Bella Abzug (about 600 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, and art. Her poems
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.
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 was last revised on October 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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