Theodore Roethke Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Theodore Roethke

This Biography is about one of the best Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Theodore Roethke including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Theodore Roethke
Real NameTheodore Roethke
Nick NameTheodore Huebner Roethke
Famous asPulitzer Prize Winning Poet
Personal life of Theodore Roethke
Born on25 May 1908
Birthday25th May
Died At Age55
Sun SignGemini
Born inSaginaw, Michigan
Died on01 August 1963
Place of deathBainbridge Island, Washington
Diseases & DisabilitiesDepression
Family Background of Theodore Roethke
Spouse/PartnerBeatrice O’Connell
EducationArthur Hill High School, University of Michigan, Harvard University
Awards1954 – Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1959 – National Book Award for Poetry 1965 – National Book Award for Poetry
Personal Fact of Theodore Roethke

Theodore Huebner Roethke was an American poet who is regarded as one of the most influential poets of his generation. He is famous for the intricate work that he produced in his lifetime elaborative in human emotions, extensive in introspection and artistically woven with natural imagery. His works like The Waking, Words for the Wind and The Far Field have been critically appreciated for their reflective quality and won him prestigious awards like, the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, the National Book Award for Poetry, etc.

Roethke spent most of his life teaching at different educational institutes, writing for various publications and compiling his own work. He taught at the Lafayette College, the Michigan State College, the Pennsylvania State University, etc. and wrote for publications like Poetry, Saturday Review, New Republic, etc.

Roethke suffered from manic depression and drinking problem throughout his adult life, a probable scar gathered from his childhood experience of losing his father to cancer and his uncle’s suicide at the same time. The incident made the young Roethke a recluse who looked at nature to find solace, which ultimately shaped his psyche and his creativity for life.

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