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  1. Ciardi, John Ciardi, John Anthony Ciardi(noun)

    United States poet and critic (1916-1986)


  1. John Ciardi

    John Anthony Ciardi was an American poet, translator, and etymologist. While primarily known as a poet, he also translated Dante's Divine Comedy, wrote several volumes of children's poetry, pursued etymology, contributed to the Saturday Review as a columnist and long-time poetry editor, and directed the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in Vermont. In 1959, Ciardi published a book on how to read, write, and teach poetry, How Does a Poem Mean?, which has proven to be among the most-used books of its kind. At the peak of his popularity in the early 1960s, Ciardi also had a network television program on CBS, Accent. Ciardi's impact on poetry is perhaps best measured through the younger poets whom he influenced as a teacher and as editor of The Saturday Review.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of john ciardi in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of john ciardi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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