The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-century American PoetryBook - 2011
Penguin proudly presents an unparalleled survey of the best poems of the past century.
Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U .S. Poet Laureate, introduces readers to the most significant and compelling poems of the past hundred years. Selecting from the canon of American poetry throughout the twentieth century, Dove has created an anthology that represents the full spectrum of aesthetic sensibilities-from styles and voices to themes and cultures-while balancing important poems with significant periods of each poet. Featuring poems both classic and contemporary, this collection reflects both a dynamic and cohesive portrait of modern American poetry and outlines its trajectory over the past century.
Baker & Taylor
This collection of modern American poetry features the most significant and compelling work by the most influential voices of the twentieth century.
Edited by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former poet laureate, this collection of modern American poetry features the most significant and compelling work by the most influential voices of the 20th century. 35,000 first printing.