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Full Name: William Rose Benet
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(1886-1950) Poet, editor. William Rose Benet was born in Fort Hamilton, New York. He graduated from Yale in 1907, held several positions in the publishing field, and in 1920 became associate editor of the Literary Review of the New York Post. Four years later he resigned to become one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, which became the Saturday Review. In 1932 he collected the poetry of his second wife, Elinor Wylie, into a single volume, and in 1938, with Norman Holmes Pearson, edited the Oxford Anthology of American Literature. His brother was Stephen Vincent Benet. His fourth wife was the children's writer Marjorie Flack.
Author's Timeline:
1913 (Unknown) County
Merchants from Cathay
(Pub: New York: The Century Company ISBN: )
 
1914 (Unknown) County
The Falconer of God
(Pub: Yale University Press ISBN: )
 
1916 (Unknown) County
The Great White Wall
(Pub: Yale University Press ISBN: )
Narrative poem. 
1918 (Unknown) County
The Burglar of the Zodiac
(Pub: Yale University Press ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1919 (Unknown) County
Perpetual Light
(Pub: Yale University Press ISBN: )
 
1929 (Unknown) County
Sagacity
(Pub: New York: Random House ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Day of Deliverance: A Book of Poems in Wartime
(Pub: Alfred A. Knopf ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1947 (Unknown) County
Timothy's Angels
(Pub: Thomas Y. Crowell Co. ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1886 Kings County
William Rose Benet was born in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York, on February 2, 1886. 
1950 (Unknown) County
William Rose Benet died in New York City on May 4, 1950. 
1922 (Unknown) County
The First Person Singular
(Pub: George H. Doran ISBN: )
Novel. 
1932 (Unknown) County
Riptide
Verse novel. 
1941 (Unknown) County
The Dust Which is God
(Pub: Dodd, Mead & Company ISBN: )
Autobiographical poem, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1942. 
? Nassau County
William Rose Benet lived in Port Washington, New York. 
? Albany County
Mr. Benet studied at the Albany Academy in Albany, New York. 

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