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Carter Revard

Born: Mar 25, 1931

Birthplace: Pawhuska

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Carter Revard

Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1931
Birth Place : Pawhuska

Carter Curtis Revard is an American poet, scholar, and writer. He is Osage and French Canadian on his father's side and also has European-American ancestry; he grew up on the tribal reservation in Oklahoma. He had early education in a one-room schoolhouse, and won a scholarship for college, attending University of Tulsa for his BA. His Osage name, Nom-Peh-Wah-The, was given to him in 1952 by his paternal grandmother Josephine Jump. That year, he won a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate work at Oxford University. After completing a PhD at Yale University, Revard had most of his academic career at Washington University at St. Louis, where he specialized in medieval British literature and linguistics. Since 1980, Revard has become notable as a Native American poet and writer, and has published several books, as well as numerous articles about the literature. He has received numerous awards for this work.


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