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American Poetry : The Twentieth Century, Volume I : From Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker - 00 edition

American Poetry : The Twentieth Century, Volume I : From Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker (ISBN10: 1883011779; ISBN13: 9781883011772)
ISBN13: 978-1883011772
ISBN10: 1883011779

Summary: This landmark anthology, part of a series that will eventually cover the entire century, gathers nearly 1500 poems by over 200 poets to restore American poetry's most brilliant era in all its beauty, explosive energy, and extraordinary diversity.Included are generous selections of the century's great poets -- Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes; and undervalued poets like Witter Bynner, Mina Loy, Louis Zukofsky, Ogden Na moresh, Dorothy Parker, Robert Johnson; and a wealth of talented and overlooked poets, experimentalists, formal innovators, popular and humorous versifiers, poets of social protest, and accomplished songwriters. less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Library of America
Published: 04/01/2000
International: No

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