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The Oxford book of American poetry

Author: David Lehman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection redefines the great canon of American poetry from its origins in the 17th century right up to the present. It features the work of more than 200 poets, almost three times as many as the 1976 edition. The book includes not only writers born since the previous edition, but also many fine poets overlooked in earlier editions or little known in the past but highly deserving of attention. Many more women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: American poetry
Anthologie
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford book of American poetry.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607805635
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lehman
ISBN: 019516251X 9780195162516
OCLC Number: 62697134
Notes: Revised edition of: Oxford book of American verse. 1950.
Description: lvii, 1132 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Anne Bradstreet --
Edward Taylor --
Philip Freneau --
Phillis Wheatley --
Joel Barlow --
Francis Scott Key --
Clement Moore --
Fitz-Greene Halleck --
William Cullen Bryant --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
John Greenleaf Whittier --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Jones Very --
Henry David Thoreau --
Julia Ward Howe --
James Russell Lowell --
Walt Whitman --
Herman Melville --
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman --
Henry Timrod --
Emily Dickinson --
Emma Lazarus --
Edwin Markham --
Katharine Lee Bates --
Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Edgar Lee Masters --
Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Stephen Crane --
James Weldon Johnson --
Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Robert Frost --
Amy Lowell --
Gertrude Stein --
Trumbull Stickney --
Adelaide Crapsey --
Carl Sandburg --
Wallace Stevens --
Angelina Weld Grimke --
Mina Loy --
William Carlos Williams --
Ezra Pound --
Elinor Wylie --
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) --
Robinson Jeffers --
Marianne Moore --
T.S. Eliot --
John Crowe Ransom --
Conrad Aiken --
Claude McKay --
Archibald Macleish. Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Samuel Greenberg --
Dorothy Parker --
E.E. Cummings --
Charles Reznikoff --
H. Phelps Putnam --
Bessie Smith --
Jean Toomer --
Mark Van Doren --
Louise Bogan --
John Wheelwright --
Stephen Vincent Benet --
Melvin B. Tolson --
Leonie Adams --
Hart Crane --
Allen Tate --
Yvor Winters --
Sterling A. Brown --
Laura Riding --
Kenneth Fearing --
Langston Hughes --
Ogden Nash --
Countee Cullen --
Edwin Denby --
Lorine Niedecker --
Louis Zukofsky --
Stanley Kunitz --
Kenneth Rexroth --
Robert Penn Warren --
W.H. Auden --
Lincoln Kirstein --
Josephine Jacobsen --
George Oppen --
Theodore Roethke --
Charles Olson --
Winfield Townley Scott --
Elizabeth Bishop --
J.V. Cunningham --
Paul Goodman --
Josephine Miles --
Anne Porter --
Robert Johnson --
Jean Garrigue --
Robert Hayden --
Muriel Rukeyser --
David Schubert --
Delmore Schwartz --
Karl Shapiro --
May Swenson --
John Berryman --
Randall Jarrell --
Weldon Kees --
William Stafford --
Ruth Stone --
Gwendolyn Brooks --
Ruth Herschberger --
Robert Lowell --
Joan Murray --
William Bronk --
Robert Duncan --
Charles Bukowski --
Amy Clampitt --
Barbara Guest --
Howard Nemerov --
Mona Van Duyn --
Richard Wilbur --
Howard Moss --
Anthony Hecht --
Richard Hugo --
Denise Levertov --
James Schuyler --
Louis Simpson --
Donald Justice --
Carolyn Kizer --
Kenneth Koch --
Jack Spicer --
A.R. Ammons --
Robert Bly --
Robert Creeley. Allen Ginsberg --
James Merrill --
Frank O'hara --
W.D. Snodgrass --
David Wagoner --
Lew Welch --
John Ashbery --
Galway Kinnell --
W.S. Merwin --
James Wright --
Donald Hall --
Philip Levine --
Anne Sexton --
John Hollander --
Richard Howard --
Adrienne Rich --
Harry Mathews --
Gary Snyder --
Sylvia Plath --
Ted Berrigan --
Joseph Ceravolo --
Mark Strand --
Jay Wright --
Russell Edson --
Mary Oliver --
Charles Wright --
Frederick Seidel --
C.K. Williams --
Charles Simic --
Frank Bidart --
Carl Dennis --
Tom Disch --
Fanny Howe --
Robert Pinsky --
Tom Clark --
Billy Collins --
Bob Dylan --
Robert Hass --
Lyn Hejinian --
Marilyn Hacker --
Linda Gregg --
Ann Lauterbach --
William Matthews --
Sharon Olds --
Ron Padgett --
Louis Gluck --
Michael Palmer --
James Tate --
Douglas Crase --
Paul Violi --
John Koethe --
Bernadette Mayer --
J.D. McClatchy --
Alice Notley --
Kay Ryan --
Terence Winch --
Patti Smith --
Rae Armantrout --
Aaron Fogel --
Jane Kenyon --
Yusef Komunyakaa --
Susan Mitchell --
Molly Peacock --
Bob Perelman --
David Shapiro --
James Cummins --
Rachel Hadas --
Lawrence Joseph --
Heather McHugh --
Lynn Emanuel --
Katha Pollitt --
Charles Bernstein --
Anne Carson --
Carolyn Forche --
Dana Gioia --
Jorie Graham --
Edward Hirsch --
Rodney Jones --
John Yau.
Other Titles: Oxford book of American verse.
Responsibility: chosen and edited by David Lehman ; associate editor, John Brehm.
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Featuring the work of more than 200 poets, and including a head note introducing each author, this is an anthology of American poetry. It is suitable for interested in American literature.  Read more...

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