F.D. Reeve
Academic, Writer, Poet and Russian Language Translator
F.D. Reeve
Franklin D'Olier Reeve is an academic, writer, poet, Russian translator, and editor. He is also the father of late actor Christopher Reeve. He was the grandson of the first American Legion national commander, Franklin D'Olier.
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  • 2002
    After teaching at Columbia, Reeve moved to Wesleyan University, where he taught English and Russian literature for forty years, sometimes visiting at Oxford University, Yale, and Columbia before retiring in 2002.
    More Details Hide Details He lives in Wilmington, Vermont with his wife the novelist Laura Stevenson. Reeve was an officer of the Poetry Society of America, the founding editor of "Poetry Review," the secretary of Poets House in its formative years, and is now associated with the New England Poetry Club and the New York Quarterly. He has published three dozen books of poetry, fiction, criticism, and translation.
  • 1962
    In the late summer of 1962 he accompanied Robert Frost to Russia for his meeting with Nikita Khrushchev, where Reeve served as Frost's translator.
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  • 1961
    He graduated from Princeton University (1950) and Columbia University (1958), and in 1961 was one of the first exchanges between the American Council of Learned Societies and the USSR Academy of Sciences.
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  • 1928
    Born in 1928.
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