Marianne Moore

Marianne Moore (1887-1972) was a poet, essayist, book reviewer, and translator. She is considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century.

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    Rock Crystal

    Stifter’s rapturous and enigmatic tale of village life begins with a small anecdote—one Christmas eve, a brother and sister lose their way amid snowdrifts while crossing the Alps—and opens onto vast questions of faith and destiny. “[Stifter was] one of the most strangely gripping narrators in world literature.”—Thomas Mann