Contemporary American Poetry

ISBN-10: 0321182820
ISBN-13: 9780321182821
Edition: 2005
List price: $57.20
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Description: Concise, inexpensive overview of the great contemporary American poets. Each poet is introduced with a brief informative headnote and most are represented by several poems to allow for in depth study. Useful footnotes and glosses included as well as  More...

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Book details

List price: $57.20
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 9/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Concise, inexpensive overview of the great contemporary American poets. Each poet is introduced with a brief informative headnote and most are represented by several poems to allow for in depth study. Useful footnotes and glosses included as well as appendices on literary movements and major prizes. Those interested in contemporary American poetry.

Preface
Introduction
Howard Nemerov (b. March 1, 1920, d. July 5, 1991)
History of a Literary Movement
Goose-Fish
A Primer of the Daily Round
The Fourth of July
Mousemeal
The Human Condition
Charles Bukowski (b. August 16, 1920, d. March 9. 1994)
My father
Question and answer
Young in new orleans
The great escape
Amy Clampitt (b. June 15, 1920, d. September 10, 1994)
The Kingfisher
What the Light was Like
Iola, Kansas
Nothing Stays Put
Hayden Carruth (b. August 3, 1921)
Woodsmoke at 70
Regarding Chainsaws
Pittsburgh
Richard Wilbur (b. March 1, 1921)
The Pardon
Year's End
A Simile for her Smile
The Writer
Mind
Love Calls Us to the Things of the World
Advice to a Prophet
Junk
Playboy
Hamlen Brook
For C
Mona Van Duyn (b. May 9, 1921)
Letters from a Father
Frederick Morgan (b. April 25, 1922)
Washington Square
James Dickey (b. February 2, 1923, d. January 19, 1997)
The Performance
The Heaven of Animals
Sheep Child
Adultery
Anthony Hecht (b. January 16, 1923)
The Dover Bitch
A Hill
"More Light! More Light!"?
Third Avenue in Sunlight
The Feast of Stephen
The Book of Yolek
Alan Dugan (b. February 12, 1923)
On a Seven-Day Diary
Love Song: I and Thou
Closing Time at 2nd Ave. Deli
Surviving Hurricane
For Kafka
Daniel Hoffman (b. April 3, 1923)
Rats
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