Guenther, Charles (John)

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GUENTHER, Charles (John)

GUENTHER, Charles (John). American, b. 1920. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: Midwest Regional Vice-President, Poetry Society of America, 1977-91, Head, Archives Unit, 1943-45, Head, Research Unit, 1945-47, Assistant Chief and Chief of Library, 1945-57, and Chief of the Technical Library, 1957-75, Defense Mapping Agency Aerospace Center, St. Louis; Assistant Professor, St. Louis University, 1977-78. President, St. Louis Writers' Guild, 1959, 1976-77; Vice-President, 1971-73, and President, 1973-74, Missouri Writers' Guild; President, St. Louis Poetry Center, 1974-76. Publications: Phrase/Paraphrase, 1970; The Pluralism of Poetry, 1974; Jules Laforgue: Selected Poems, 1984; Moving the Seasons, Selected Poems, 1994. TRANSLATOR: (and ed.) Modern Italian Poets, 1961; (with Samuel Beckett et al.) Alain Bosquet: Selected Poems, 1963; Paul Valery in English, 1970; High Sundowns: Twelve Poems of Death and Resurrection from Juan Ramon Jimenez, 1974; (and ed.) Voices in the Dark (poetry and essay), 1974; The Hippopotamus: Selected Translations, 1986; Man of My Time: New & Selected Translations, 2003. Address: 9877 Allendale Dr, St. Louis, MO 63123-6450, U.S.A.