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American Poetry : The Twentieth Century, Volume 2

E.E. Cummings to May Swenson

  • 15 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Library of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • American poetry,
  • 20th Century American Poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • POE,
  • POE001000,
  • Poetry / Single Author / American,
  • 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Hass (Compiler), John Hollander (Compiler), Carolyn Kizer (Compiler), Nathaniel Mackey (Compiler), Marjorie Perloff (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8684823M
    ISBN 101883011787
    ISBN 109781883011789

    Arna Bontemps, "A Black Man Talks of Reaping" from American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, American Poetry: The Twentieth Century Volume 2 () More About this Poem. Related; collection. Celebrating Black History Month. Poems, articles, and podcasts that explore African American . Volume 2 is a revised and updated edition of The Facts On File Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry, with more than new entries added on important poems and recent poets. Appendixes include a general bibliography and a list of winners for major poetry prizes.

    These two volumes make up the first half of the largest anthology of 20th-century American poetry ever attempted. Over poets are represented, all born before , and presented in birth-date. American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies). Unsurprisingly, most of the early colonists' work relied.

    Hammonds Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title American Poetry The Twentieth Century, Volume 1: Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker Author Adams, Henry Et Al Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Library of America Place of Publication New York Date. About American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century Vol. 2 (LOA #67). This second volume of The Library of America’s two-volume collection of nineteenth-century American poetry follows the evolution of American poetry from the monumental mid-century achievements of Herman Melville and Emily Dickinson to the modernist stirrings of Stephen Crane and Edwin Arlington Robinson.


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American Poetry book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This landmark anthology, part of a series that will eventually cover /5(5). American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, volume two is kept in print by a gift from Jamie Houghton to the Guardians of American Letters Fund, made in honor of his wife Maisie Houghton.

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2 (LOA #) E.E. Cummings to May Swenson Compiled by Robert Hass, John Hollander, Carolyn Kizer, Nathaniel Mackey and Marjorie Perloff Compiled by Robert Hass, John Hollander, Carolyn Kizer, Nathaniel Mackey and Marjorie Perloff.

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Ships from and sold by SuperBookDeals/5(2). No one has ever done a better anthology of modern American poetry, or even come close." -- Talk This second volume of the landmark two-volume Library of America anthology of twentieth-century poetry, organized chronologically by the poets' birthdates, takes the reader from E.E.

Cummings () to May Swenson ()/5(1). In the years between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War II, American poetry was transformed, producing a body of work whose influence was felt throughout the world.

Now for the first time the landmark two-volume Library of America anthology of twentieth-century poetry through the post-War years restores that era in all its astonishing beauty and explosive energy. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: American poetry.

The twentieth century. New York: Library of America, (OCoLC) After "American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volume 1," Volume 2 seems kind of anti-climactic. While the people covered from E. Cummings () to May Swenson () produced work of great genius, most of their best just don't seem on par with William Carlos Williams, T.

Eliot, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, or Ezra Pound/5. This remarkable volume introduces to the large English-speaking audience what is probably the most coherent segment of twentieth-century American literature not written in English. The range of American Yiddish Poetry runs the gamut from individualistic verse of alienation in the.

American poetry: the twentieth century, vol. 2, E.E. Cummings to May Swenson. -- Presents a selection of poems from eighty-five American poets written between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War II; arranged chronologically by the birth date of the.

Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Second Edition is an essential collection of poetry which allows readers an unparalleled survey of the movements, schools and distinctive voices of modern and contemporary American poetry.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: The Reference copy for the Central Library has been purchased with funds donated by the Kentucky Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters in memory of Louisa Fowler, These two volumes make up the first half of the largest anthology of 20th-century American poetry ever attempted.

Over poets are represented, all born beforeand presented in birth-date order. The scale here is unprecedented, and the spectrum broad, /5(6). This is the second volume in Christopher Bigsby's critical history of the important American dramatists and theatrical movements in the twentieth-century.

Volume 1 brought the story to and included the last plays of O'Neill. In two further volumes Dr Bigsby covers the period from onwards. In Volume 2 he steps aside from the strict chronological progression to consider at length and 5/5(1).

In this, the first of two volumes of Twentieth Century American poetry, the Library of America gives access to a treasure of reading that is moving, elevating, and disturbing. The book consists of readings from 85 poets, arranged chronologically by the poet's birthday/5.

American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volumes 1 and 2 Among other more dubious tags, April is National Poetry Month.

That's an easy designation to forget or dismiss in light of the cruel tax deadline which causes many to stammer through the spring season much as a. 'A History of Twentieth-Century American Women’s Poetry is a clearly written, approachable selection of current scholarship in the field of twentieth-century American women’s poetry.

It is an essential purchase for university libraries contemporary American poetry.In nineteenth-century America, poetry was an integral part of everyday life.

The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents, songwriters and extraordinary anthologies reassess America’s poetic legacy with a /5(4).Hollander, John, ed., American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Philip Freneau to Walt Whitman (New York: Library of America, ).Volume one of the most comprehensive anthology of nineteenth-century American poetry now in print, with a detailed chronology and biographical notes on the poets printed therein.