Anthology of Modern American Poetry

Anthology of Modern American Poetry : Volume 1

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Anthology of Modern American Poetry, Second Edition, contains poems by more than ninety American poets born before 1910, including many who have not been anthologized before. Editor Cary Nelson introduces students to a diverse selection of vital poetry, presenting both canonical and lesser-known selections by women, minority, Native American, and progressive writers only rediscovered in the past two decades. In addition to offering the most detailed
annotations available in an anthology of this type and selected poems in the beautifully illustrated form in which they first appeared, this is also the first collection to give full treatment to American long poems and poem sequences.

Ideal for courses in Modern American Poetry, American Literature, Modern Poetry, and American Studies, Anthology of Modern American Poetry introduces students our diverse poetic heritage.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 880 pages
  • 162 x 235 x 29mm | 1,024g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0199920729
  • 9780199920723
  • 1,663,576

Table of contents

WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892); TOO-QUA-STEE/DEWITT CLINTON DUNCAN (1829-1909); EMILY DICKINSON (1830-1886); EDWIN MARKHAM (1852-1940); SADAKICHI HARTMANN (1867-1944); EDGAR LEE MASTERS (1868-1950); W. E. B. DU BOIS (1868-1963); EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1869-1935); STEPHEN CRANE (1871-1900); JAMES WELDON JOHNSON (1871-1938); PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR (1872-1906); ALEXANDER POSEY (1873-1908); LOLA RIDGE (1873-1941); AMY LOWELL (1874-1925); GERTRUDE STEIN (1874-1946); ROBERT FROST (1874-1963); ALICE DUNBAR-NELSON (1875-1935); CARL SANDBURG (1878-1967); VACHEL LINDSAY (1879-1931); WALLACE STEVENS (1879-1955); ANGELINA WELD GRIMKE (1880-1958); GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON (1880-1966); MINA LOY (1882-1966); ANNE SPENCER (1882-1975); WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883-1963); ARSENIUS CHALECO (1884-1939); SARA TEASDALE (1884-1933); ELINOR WYLIE (1885-1928); EZRA POUND (1885-1972); H. D. (HILDA DOOLITTLE) (1886-1961); ROBINSON JEFFERS (1887-1962); MARIANNE MOORE (1887-1972); T. S. ELIOT (1888-1965); JOHN CROWE RANSOM (1888-1974); CLAUDE MCKAY (1889-1948); EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1892-1950); ARCHIBALD MACLEISH (1892-1982); DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967); GENEVIEVE TAGGARD (1894-1948); E. E. CUMMINGS (1894-1962); JEAN TOOMER (1894-1967); CHARLES REZNIKOFF (1894-1976); HERMAN SPECTOR (1895-1959); V. J. JEROME (1896-1965); JOHN WHEELWRIGHT (1897-1940); JOSEPH FREEMAN (1897-1965); LUCIA TRENT (1897-1977); LOUISE BOGAN (1897-1970); RUTH MARGARET MUSKRAT (1897-1982); HARRY CROSBY (1898-1929); HART CRANE (1899-1932); LYNN RIGGS (1899-1954); ALLEN TATE (1899-1979); MELVIN B. TOLSON (1900?-1966); YVOR WINTERS (1900-1968); STERLING A. BROWN (1901-1989); LAURA (RIDING) JACKSON (1901-1991); KENNETH FEARING (1902-1961); LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967); ARNA BONTEMPS (1902-1973); GWENDOLYN BENNETT (1902-1981); COUNTEE CULLEN (1903-1946); LORINE NIEDECKER (1903-1970); KAY BOYLE (1903-1993); CARL RAKOSI (1903-2004); AQUA LALUAH (1904-1950); LOUIS ZUKOFSKY (1904-1978); JOHN BEECHER (1904-1980); KENNETH REXROTH (1905-1982); ROBERT PENN WARREN (1905-1989); STANLEY KUNITZ (1905-2006); JOSEPH KALAR (1906-1972); W. H. AUDEN (1907-1973); THEODORE ROETHKE (1908-1963); GEORGE OPPEN (1908-1984); EDWIN ROLFE (1909-1954); SOL FUNAROFF (1911-1942); MURIEL RUKEYSER (1913-1980); ANGEL ISLAND: POEMS BY CHINESE IMMIGRANTS (1910-1940); WWI IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND; WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1865-1939); EDWARD THOMAS (1878-1917); SIEGFRIED SASSOON (1886-1967); ISAAC ROSENBERG (1890-1918); WILFRED OWEN (1893-1918); GRAPHIC INTERPRETATIONS; EDWIN MARKHAM; VACHEL LINDSAY; LANGSTON HUGHES
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The Anthology of Modern American Poetry is one of the few anthologies that covers such a diverse group of poets and styles. It allows students to see contemporary poets working in traditional forms and experimentation, and it showcases poets from a wide range of ethnicities, socio-economic groups, and American geographies. Like America itself, this anthology shows how diverse groups of individuals influence and inform each other in heartbreakingly beautiful
ways. * Sian Griffiths, Weber State University
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About Cary Nelson

Cary Nelson is Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author or editor of 28 books, including Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and The Politics of Cultural Memory, 1910-1945 (1989), which helped revolutionize the study of American poetry.
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