Tom Mandel (Poet)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1329-2587-9;
Thomas Poeller Mandel (born 1942 in Chicago, Illinois) is a contemporary American poet whose work is often associated with the Language poets.He was born Thomas Oskar Poeller to Rose Kassner and Thaddeus Poeller, Austrian Jews who had just escaped Europe, escaping first from Vienna and then from Vichy France. Thaddeus Poeller had been imprisoned in the French concentration camp Le Vernet and died in America in 1946 of a liver disease he contracted in the camp. Rose Poeller then married Paul Mandel, who adopted Tom and gave him his name.Mandel attended school in Chicago, including the University of Chicago, where he studied with philosophers Richard McKeon and Hannah Arendt, novelist Saul Bellow, classicist and translator David Grene, and art critic Harold Rosenberg, among others. A first marriage in Chicago produced two daughters, Jessica and Sarah. He is married to the writer Beth Joselow and lives in Lewes, Delaware.
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