Hecht, Anthony

Hecht, Anthony (1923 - 2004)

Index to poems
Biography
  • Brown, Ashley. "Anthony Hecht". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 169: American Poets Since World War II, Fifth Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Joseph Conte, State University of New York at Buffalo. Gale Research, 1996. pp. 137-145.
  • Hecht, Anthony. A Summoning of Stones. New York: Macmillan, 1954
  • --. The Hard Hours. New York: Atheneum, 1967; London: Oxford University Press, 1967.
  • --. Millions of Strange Shadows. New York: Atheneum, 1977; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977.
  • --. The Venetian Vespers. New York: Atheneum, 1979.
  • --. Obbligati: Essays in Criticism. New York: Atheneum, 1986.
  • --. Collected Earlier Poems. New York: Knopf, 1990.
  • --. The Transparent Man. New York: Knopf, 1990.
  • --. The Presumptions of Death. Rockport, ME: Gehenna Press, 1995.
  • --. Flight among the Tombs: Poems. New York, NY: Knopf, 1996.
  • --. The Darkness and the Light. New York, NY: Knopf, 2001
Given Name
Anthony
Family Name
Hecht
Birth Date
January 16, 1923
Death Date
October 20, 2004
Nationality
Family Relations
father : Melvyn Hahlo Hecht
mother : Dorothea Hecht
wife : Patricia Harris
wife : Helen D'Alessandro (from 12 Jun. 1971)
son : Evan Alexander Hecht
son : Jason Hecht
son : Adam Hecht
Education
  • B.A. Bard College



  • M.A. Columbia University



Occupations
  • Professor



Literary Period
Literary Movement
Cause of Death
First RPO Edition
2009