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Selected Poetry of Don Marquis (1878-1937)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Breath
  2. Frustration
  3. Protest of a Young Intellectual
  4. Romeo and Juliet
  5. XIII. The First Feminist

Biographical information

Given name: Don
Family name: Marquis
Birth date: 29 July 1878
Death date: 29 December 1937
Nationality: American
Family relations
          wife: Reina Melcher (from 1909 to 1923)
          wife: Marjorie Potts Vonnegut (from 1926 to 1936)
          Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
          Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.: 1899 to 1900
Literary period: modern
Occupation: Journalist
          Forest Hills, New York to 1937
          Walnut, Illinois: 1878
          Atlanta, Georgia: 1902 to 1909
          New York City: 1909 to 1928
          Hollywood, California: 1928
Illness: Paralytic Stroke: 1936 to 1937
First RPO edition: 2003