The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry

The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry

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Dazzling in its range, exhilarating in its immediacy and grace, this collection gathers together, from every region of the country and from the past forty years, the poems that continue to shape our imaginations. From Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, John Ashbery and Adrienne Rich, to Robert Haas and Louise Gl#65533;ck, this anthology takes the full measure of our poetry's daring energies and its tender understandings.

Other poets include:
Sylvia Plath
James Merrill
Amy clampitt
Jorie Graham
W. S. Merwin
Charles Simic
Allen Ginsberg
Frank O'Hara
Anne Sexton
Robert Creeley
Sharon Olds
Mary Oliver
Robert Pinsky
Mark Strand
Denise Levertov
Richard Wilbur
May Swenson
Michael Palmer
Mark Doty
Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2003
Edition: Newly rev. and expanded ed., 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9781400030934
1400030935
Branch Call Number: 811.508 Vinta 2003
Characteristics: xxxiv, 617 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: McClatchy, J. D. 1945-
Alternative Title: Contemporary American poetry

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