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January 16th Birthday Love: Anthony Hecht

American poet Anthony Hecht was born Anthony Evan Hecht on this day January 16, 1923 . He fought in WWII, and his works often reflected the toll of the war and the holocaust. One of his most famous poems, The Dover Bitch, is a reply to Matthew Arnold’s poem Dover Beach, a poem where Arnold decries …

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