Gregory, Horace

Gregory, Horace, 1898–1982, American poet and critic, b. Milwaukee, Wis., grad. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1923. His poetry is noted for its dramatic structure and penetrating insights into the harshness of contemporary life. Among his volumes of poetry are Chelsea Rooming House (1930), Poems, 1930–1940 (1941), and Another Look (1976). As a critic, Gregory was the author of Pilgrim of the Apocalypse (1933), a study of D. H. Lawrence The Shield of Achilles (1944), essays on poetry A History of American Poetry, 1900–1940 (1946), written with his wife, the poet Marya Zaturenska The Dying Gladiators (1961), essays and Dorothy Richardson: An Adventure in Self-Discovery (1967). He also made translations of the poems of Catullus and of Ovid's Metamorphoses.

See his reminiscences (1971) and his collected essays (1973).

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