9780143121480

The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143121480

  • ISBN 10:

    0143121480

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/24/2013
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

In time for the holiday season, a beautiful paperback edition of Penguin’s landmark poetry anthology

Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, introduces readers to the most significant and compelling poems of the past hundred years in The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry. Now available in paperback, this indispensable volume represents the full spectrum of aesthetic sensibilities—with varying styles, voices, themes, and cultures—while balancing important poems with vital periods of each poet. Featuring earlier works by Robert Frost, James Weldon Johnson, and Wallace Stevens along with examples from the new generation of critically acclaimed poets, including A. E. Stallings, Terrance Hayes, and Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, Dove’s selections paint a dynamic and cohesive portrait of modern American poetry.

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