The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002

The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002

Ninety Years of America's Most Distinguished Verse Magazine

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Presents an anthology of verse found in the pages of "Poetry" magazine from such authors as Ezra Pound, Edna St. Vincent Millay, H.D., Sylvia Plath, and John Ashbery.

Publishing monthly without interruption since 1912, Poetry has become America's most distinguished magazine of verse, presenting, often for the very first time, virtually every notable poet of the last nine decades—an unprecedented record. Decade by decade, this ninetieth-anniversary anthology from Poetry includes the poems of the major talents, along with several lesser known. Poetry is "an American institution."—T. S. Eliot.

Blackwell North Amer
Soon after it was founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry magazine became famous for printing the first poems of T. S. Eliot ("The Love Song of Alfred Prufrock"), Carl Sandburg ("Chicago Poems"), and Wallace Stevens ("Sunday Morning"), and revolutionary work by Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, and many other then unknown but now classic authors.
Over nine decades, never missing a monthly issue, Poetry has presented virtually every significant poet of the twentieth century - often for the first time - and has become a legend in its own right.
Decade by decade, this ninetieth-anniversary anthology from Poetry includes the poems of the major talents - along with several lesser known - in all their variety: William Butler Yeats, Edgar Lee Masters, Sara Teasdale, D. H. Lawrence, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Vachel Lindsay, Robert Graves, May Sarton, Langston Hughes, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Hart Crane, Robert Penn Warren, Dylan Thomas, E. E. Cummings, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Merrill, John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, Randall Jarrell, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Robinson Jeffers, Theodore Roethke, Karl Shapiro, Anne Sexton, Thom Gunn, John Berryman, Sylvia Plath, Maxine Kumin, Ted Hughes, Adrienne Rich, and Galway Kinnell.

Natl Book Network
This ninetieth-anniversary anthology way be the most bountiful collection of American poems ever published.

Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002
ISBN: 9781566634687
Branch Call Number: 811.508 POE
Characteristics: lv, 509 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Young, Stephen
Parisi, Joseph 1944-
Alternative Title: Poetry


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