Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth was born in 1905 in South Bend, Indiana. Author of nearly sixty books, including translations from Chinese, Japanese, Italian, and Swedish, and several volumes of essays, including Classics and Classics Revisited, he was one of the most original and universal literary scholars of the century.

Awards and Honors

Copernicus Award, Academy of American Poets, 1975

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, 1977