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Robinson Jeffers
Date Issued: 1973-08-13
Postage Value: 8 cents

Commemorative issue
American arts
Robinson Jeffers

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Robinson Jeffers was a poet who became closely associated with the rugged Pacific Coast, which provided the setting for many of his poems. With a master's degree and three years of medical school, Jeffers move into writing and published his first book of poetry in 1912. He moved to Carmel, CA, and began to adapt old stories to modern themes. Jeffers focused on human self-importance and corruption, stressing the contrasting permanence of nature.

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