Sandburg, Carl

   After a time as an itinerant worker and serving in the Spanish-American War, poet and writer Carl Sandburg became a reporter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and then worked for the Chicago Daily News. His poetry celebrating the city and working people, Chicago Poems (1915), Cornhuskers (1918), and Smoke and Steel (1920), won him prizes and national and international recognition as a “poet of the people.” He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for his four-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln, The War Years (1939), and for his Complete Poems in 1951. He was awarded the gold medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1952 for his work in history and biography. He published Harvest Poems in 1960 and Honey and Salt in 1963.
   See also Literature and theater.

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  • Sandburg, Carl — born Jan. 6, 1878, Galesburg, Ill., U.S. died July 22, 1967, Flat Rock, N.C. U.S. poet, historian, novelist, and folklorist. Sandburg tried many occupations and fought in the Spanish American War before moving to Chicago in 1913, where he worked… …   Universalium

  • Sandburg, Carl — ► (1878 1967) Poeta estadounidense. Autor de Poemas de Chicago. * * * (6 ene. 1878, Galesburg, Ill., EE.UU.–22 jul. 1967, Flat Rock, N.C.). Poeta, novelista, historiador y folclorista estadounidense. Sandburg trabajó en diversos oficios y peleó… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sandburg,Carl — Sand·burg (săndʹbûrg , sănʹ ), Carl. 1878 1967. American writer known for his free verse poems celebrating American people, geography, and industry and for his six volume biography Abraham Lincoln (1926 1939). His collections of poetry include… …   Universalium

  • Sandburg, Carl —  (1878–1967) American poet …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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  • Carl Sandburg — Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 ndash; July 22, 1967) was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Carl… …   Wikipedia

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  • Carl August Sandburg — Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg en 1955 Carl August Sandburg, né le 6 janvier 1878 et décédé le 22 juillet 1967, est un poète, historien, écrivain américain d origine suédoise. Il est né à Galesburg, dan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SANDBURG (C.) — SANDBURG CARL (1878 1967) Fils d’immigrants suédois et grand barde américain, Carl August Sandburg, né à Galesburg (Illinois), serait une sorte de Whitman laïque des grandes cités. Principalement connu pour ses Chicago Poems , qui lui valurent la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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