Conrad Aiken

About Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken was an American poet and novelist whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play and an autobiography. Aiken's earliest poetry was written partly under the influence of a beloved teacher, the philosopher George Santayana. This relation shaped Aiken as a poet who was deeply musical in his approach and, at the same time, philosophical in seeking answers to his own problems and the problems of the modern world.
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