mark van doren

Van Doren

[van dawr-uhn, dohr-]
noun
1.
Carl, 1885–1950, U.S. writer.
2.
his brother, Mark, 1894–1972, U.S. writer and critic.
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mark van doren

American poet, writer, and eminent teacher. He upheld the writing of verse in traditional forms throughout a lengthy period of experiment in poetry. As a teacher at Columbia University for 39 years (1920-59), he exercised a profound influence on generations of students.

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