Hacker, Marilyn (1942 - )

Biography: 

For more poems, see the Academy of America Poets

 

  • Against Elegies
  • Cleis
  • Coda
  • For K. J., Leaving and Coming Back
  • Iva's Pantoum
  • Morning News
  • Nearly a Valediction
  • You did say, need me less and I'll want you more

the Poetry Archive

 

  • Crepuscule for Muriel
  • Elegy for a Soldier
  • Morning News
  • Nights of 1964-1966: The Old Reliable

and The Poetry Foundation

 

  • Didn’t Sappho say her guts clutched up like this?
  • A Chaplet for Judith Landry
  • A Man with Sons
  • An Alexandrite Pendant for My Mother
  • April Interval I
  • April Interval III
  • April Interval IV
  • Burnham Beeches
  • Chanson de l'Enfant Prodigue
  • Coda
  • Crepuscule with Muriel
  • Days of 1994: Alexandrians
  • Desesperanto
  • Elegy for a Soldier
  • Essay on Departure
  • Gerda in the Eyrie
  • Lines Declining a Transatlantic Dinner Invitation
  • Morning News
  • Mythology
  • Nights of 1964—1966: The Old Reliable
  • from Paragraphs from a Day-Book (section 1 only)
  • Runaways Café II
  • The Hang-Glider's Daughter
  • Third Snowfall
  • Under the Arc de Triomphe: October 17

     

      • Mitchell, Felicia. "Marilyn Hacker (1942- )". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 120: American Poets Since World War II, Third Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by R. S. Gwynn, Lamar University. Gale Research, 1992. pp. 102-108.
      • Hacker, Marilyn. The Terrible Children. New York: Privately printed, 1967.
      • --.Highway Sandwiches by Hacker, Thomas M. Disch, and Charles Platt. N.p.: Privately printed, 1970.
      • --.Presentation Piece. New York: Viking, 1974.
      • --.Separations. New York: Knopf, 1976.
      • --.Taking Notice. New York: Knopf, 1980.
      • --.Assumptions. New York: Knopf, 1985.
      • --.Love, Death, and the Changing of the Seasons. New York: Arbor House, 1986; London: Onlywomen, 1986.
      • --.Going Back to the River. New York: Random House, 1990.
      • --.The Hang-Glider's Daughter: New and Selected Poems. London: Onlywomen, 1990.
      • --.Selected Poems: 1965-1990. New York: Norton, 1994.
      • --.Winter Numbers: Poems. New York: Norton, 1994.
Given Name: 
Marilyn
Family Name: 
Hacker
Birth Date: 
November 27, 1942
Death Date: 
0
Nationality: 
Family Relations: 
father : Albert Abraham
mother : Hilda Hacker
husband : Samuel R. Delany (from 1961 to to 1980)
partner : Karyn London (from 1986 to to 1999)
daughter : Iva Alyxander Hacker-Delany

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First RPO Edition: 
2009