The Penguin Book of American Verse

The Penguin Book of American Verse

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A classic anthology of American poetry, from the colonial beginnings in the seventeenth century right through to the twentieth century. From Anne Bradstreet to Ralph Waldo Emerson, from William Carlos Williams to Walt Whitman, from Emily Dickenson to Ai, this collection ranges widely across the American poetic spectrum.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 131 x 201 x 27mm | 432g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241955440
  • 9780241955444
  • 85,105

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A wine tasting, an eminently useful book * Sunday Times * A representative anthology which will give pleasure to the general reader and at the same time presents a full range of American poetry of all periods * The Times Literary Supplement *
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About Geoffrey Moore

Geoffrey Moore is the editor of The Penguin Book of American Verse.
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