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Pulitzer Prize : Poetry (1917- )

1940-1949

1940s

Winner

Collected Poems, by Mark Van Doren

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Sunderland Capture, by Leonard Bacon

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The Dust Which is God, by William Rose Benet

Winner

A Witness Tree, by Robert Frost

Winner

Western Star, by Stephen Vincent Benet

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V-Letter and Other Poems, by Karl Shapiro

Winner

No award given

Winner

Lord Weary's Castle, by Robert Lowell

Winner

The Age of Anxiety, by W. H. Auden

Winner

Terror and Decorum, by Peter Viereck