Stanley Burnshaw

Stanley Burnshaw

About Stanley Burnshaw

Stanley Burnshaw (born June 20, 1906 in New York City – died September 15, 2005 in Martha's Vineyard) was an American poet, critic, publisher, editor and author known for his ontology The Seamless Web (1970). His style was particularly writing political poems, prose, editorials, etc. Aside from political poetry, Burnshaw is known for his works on social justice. His first book was "André Spire and His Poetry" (1933), in which he explained Spire's innovative free verse. He published many prose, poems, books, editorials, and remained active in many other aspects of his career until his death in September 2005.

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