Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors - Selected Poems New and Old 1923-1966...

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Awards and Honors 1928   Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University  1936   Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship  1939   Guggenheim Fellowship  1944   Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress  1947   Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (for  All the King's Men ) Guggenheim Fellowship  1949   First honorary degree, University of Louisville (other honorary degrees are not listed here)  1952   Elected to the American Philosophical Society  1958   Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Edna St. Vincent Millay Prize of the Poetry  Society of America National Book Award (All were given for  Promises: Poems 1954-1956 .)  1959   Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters  1967   Bollingen Prize in Poetry (for 
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Unformatted text preview: Selected Poems: New and Old 1923-1966 ) 1968 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts 1970 Van Wyck Brooks Award (for Audubon: A Vision ) National Medal for Literature (for total contribution) 1974 Delivered the third annual Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities for the National Endowment for the Humanities 1975 Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Emerson-Thoreau Award 1976 Copernicus Award for the Academy of American Poets (for general achievement, but with special recognition of Or Else ) 1980 Medal of Freedom(America's highest award presented to a civilian)...
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