George Oppen
#13381 Overall Influence

George Oppen

American poet

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George Oppen was an American poet, best known as one of the members of the Objectivist group of poets. He abandoned poetry in the 1930s for political activism and later moved to Mexico to avoid the attentions of the House Un-American Activities Committee. He returned to poetry—and to the United States—in 1958, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1969.

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Oregon State University
Oregon State University

Public research university in Corvallis, Oregon, United States

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#2441 World Rank #484 USA Rank
Literature