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Edward Hirsch (1950 - present)
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Edward Hirsch (born 1950) is an American poet and academic who wrote a best seller about reading poety.

Edward Hirsch was born in Chicago in 1950. In October 1958 he "wandered down to the basement of our house to pick through some of my grandfather's forgotten books" and read a verse (Emily Brontë's Spellbound) that entranced him. It was the beginning of a lifelong love affair with poetry, which he explored at Grinnell College and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Ph.D. in f..
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