Famous quotes containing the word nemerov:

    It was a wide and moony grin
    Together peaceful and obscene;
    —Howard Nemerov (b. 1920)

    I’ve never read a political poem that’s accomplished anything. Poetry makes things happen, but rarely what the poet wants.
    —Howard Nemerov (1920–1991)

    For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class, the novel is serious, the novel is work, the novel is conscientious application—why, the novel is practically the retail business all over again.
    —Howard Nemerov (1920–1991)