Spoon River Anthology

Spoon River Anthology : An Annotated Edition

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"The single most widely read book of American poetry."-James Hurt, Illinois Authors
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 153 x 229 x 28mm | 566.99g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Reissue
  • 0252063635
  • 9780252063633
  • 525,015

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This first illustrated, annotated version of the American classic was highly praised when it was first released, as much for John Hallwas's insightful introduction as for the work of Edgar Lee Masters.
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"Definitive... Hallwas' reading of 'Spoon River' is undoubtedly the best and the one the poet intended. The Midwest is seens as the New World Eden assaulted by the forces of modernization." -- Chicago Tribune. "Massively annotated... provides a wealth of information." -- The New Republic
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