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Dear editor : a history of Poetry in letters : the first fifty years, 1912-1962

Author: Joseph Parisi; Stephen Young
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Collects more than six hundred letters to and from the editors of "Poetry" that were written about and by such figures as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Wallace Stevens.
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Harriet Monroe; Karl Shapiro; Henry Rago; Harriet Monroe; Henry Rago; Karl Shapiro; Harriet Monroe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Parisi; Stephen Young
ISBN: 0393050920 9780393050929
OCLC Number: 50205579
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 473 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Beginning again --
The view from Cass Street --
The view from Church Walk --
The editor and the impresario at odds --
Recognition and romance --
American modernism : William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, and others --
Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, and "Amygisme" --
Poetry on the ascendant, Pound in decline --
Departures, 1916-1919 --
World War I and the aftermath --
Another new generation, 1918-1922 --
The twenties --
The depression years, 1930-1936 --
Passing the torch, 1936-1941 --
World War II --
Period of adjustments, 1944-1949 --
Karl Shapiro : 1950-1955 --
Henry Rago : the early years, 1955-1962.
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young ; introductions and commentary by Joseph Parisi ; foreword by Billy Collins.
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