american modernist

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982)

American poet and writer who was associated with the Modernist school of poetry. For five years MacLeish was Librarian of Congress, a post he accepted at the urging of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. MacLeish was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Poem ‘Echo’ from Tower of Ivory By Archibald MacLeish. With a Foreword by Lawrence Mason. New Haven: Yale University Press. London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, 1917.


John Lyman - Bathing Beach, Lake Ouimet by Irina

John Goodwin Lyman (29 September 1886 — 26 May 1967) was an American-born Canadian modernist painter active largely in Montreal.