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Best American Poetry 2008

Best American Poetry 2008 - 08 edition

Best American Poetry 2008 - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9780743299756

ISBN10: 0743299752

Best American Poetry 2008 by Charles Wright and David Lehman - ISBN 9780743299756
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Charles Scribner's & Sons
Published: 2008
International: No
Best American Poetry 2008 by Charles Wright and David Lehman - ISBN 9780743299756

ISBN13: 9780743299756

ISBN10: 0743299752

Edition: 08

Summary

TheBest American Poetryseries is a beloved mainstay of American poetry. This year's edition was edited by one of the most admired and acclaimed poets of his generation, Charles Wright. Known for his meditative and beautiful observations of landscape, change, and time,Wright brings his particular sensibility to this year's anthology, which contains an ecumenical slant that is unprecedented for the series. He has gathered an astonishing selection of work that includes new poems by Carolyn Forché, Jorie Graham, Louise Glück, Frank Bidart, Frederick Seidel, Patti Smith, and Kevin Young and showcases a dazzling array of rising stars like Joshua Beckman, Erica Dawson, and Alex Lemon.

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