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Date of Birth
July 23, 1944 (70)
About Ron Price
Favorite Author:
Edward Gibbon
Favorite Book:
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Biography:
married for 47 years, a teacher for 32, a student for 18, a writer and editor for 15, and a Baha'i for 55(in 2014)
Location:
George Town, Tasmania, Australia
Interests:
My list of interests could not even begin to fill this little box.
Occupation:
retired teacher & tutor, adult educator & lecturer; now writer & author, poet & publisher, online journalist & blogger, independent scholar & researcher

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Ron Price is a Canadian who has been living in Australia for 42 years(in 2013). He is married to a Tasmanian and has been for 37 years after 8 years in a first marriage. At the age of 69 he now spends most of his time as an author and writer, poet and publisher. editor and researcher, online blogger, essayist, journalist and engaging in independent scholarship. He has been associated with the Baha'i Faith for 60 years and a member for 53 years.cool:

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Arthur Rimbaud: A Personal Reflection

by Ron Price on Yesterday at 05:03 AM
RIMBAUD

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One hundred years after the death of Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud(1854-1891), a French poet, I was just beginning to find my way in the world of poetry. Rimbaud influenced modern literature and arts, inspired various musicians, and prefigured surrealism. He started writing poems at a very young age while still in primary school, and stopped completely before he turned 21. He was mostly creative in his late teens. His "genius, its flowering, explosion

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John Ashbery: Some Personal Reflections

by Ron Price on 11-29-2014 at 12:09 AM
JOHN ASHBERY

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Stephen Burt, a poet and Harvard professor of English, has compared the now famous poet John Ashbery(1927- ) to T. S. Eliot, calling Ashbery "the last figure whom half the English-language poets alive thought a great model, and the other half thought incomprehensible." Ashbery's ncreasing critical recognition by the 1970s transformed him from an obscure avant-garde experimentalist into one of America's most important poets, though still

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John Ashbery: Some Personal Reflections

by Ron Price on 11-29-2014 at 12:08 AM
JOHN ASHBERY

Part 1:

Stephen Burt, a poet and Harvard professor of English, has compared the now famous poet John Ashbery(1927- ) to T. S. Eliot, calling Ashbery "the last figure whom half the English-language poets alive thought a great model, and the other half thought incomprehensible." Ashbery's ncreasing critical recognition by the 1970s transformed him from an obscure avant-garde experimentalist into one of America's most important poets, though still

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An explosive prodigality

by Ron Price on 10-15-2014 at 02:16 AM
AN EXPLOSIVE PRODIGALITY

The following prose-poem arose is a result of reading a review of The Book of Disquiet published posthumously in 1982 as I was beginning that portion of my life north of the tropic of Capricorn in Australia. The work is by Fernando Pessoa (18881935). It is a fragmentary lifetime project which was left unedited by the author. He introduced his book as a "factless autobiography."1

This volume was reviewed by George Steiner in The

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Updated 10-15-2014 at 02:20 AM by Ron Price

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The Latest, the Most Updated, Interview With Writer Ron Price: Part 1

by Ron Price on 06-15-2014 at 11:49 PM
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Preamble-Part 1:

I began to put the following sequence of questions and answers together as I was about to retire from full-time employment as a teacher and lecturer after 32 years in the classroom, and another 18 as a student. In the first 15 years of the reinvention of myself as a writer and author, editor and researcher, a poet and publisher, an online journalist and blogger, a scholar and reader, the years from 1999 to 2014, I added more material

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Updated 06-16-2014 at 08:44 AM by Ron Price (to make some corrections)

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