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The Body Electric: America's Best Poetry from the American Poetry Review

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Publisher Comments:

A breathtaking, incomparable overview of American poetry at the turn of the millennium, from experimental language poetry to traditional formal verse, with all the vital, monumental stops between, captures the spirit of contemporary American poetry. Among the 180 poets included in this collection are Ai, John Ashbery, John Berryman, Charles Bukowski, Lucille Clifton, Carolyn Forche, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Hass, Seamus Heaney, Kenneth Koch, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Derek Walcott, plus a generous array of exciting new poets from recent years. The breadth and innovation of American poetry as well as the shifting styles and tastes of over a quarter of a century are represented in this volume. No other anthology gives such a complete and wide-ranging representation of American poetry today.

Synopsis:

"The very existence of this book is news, and its contents are exquisite literature."--

About the Author

Stephen Berg is the founder of The American Poetry Review. He lives in Philadelphia.David Bonanno has been an editor at APR since 1973.Arthur Vogelsang has been an editor at APR since 1973.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393321708
Editor:
Berg, Stephen
Editor:
Bonanno, David
Editor:
Berg, Stephen
Editor:
Bonanno, David
Editor:
Vogelsang, Arthur
Author:
Bonanno, David
Author:
Vogelsang, Arthur
Author:
Berg, Stephen
Editor:
Vogelsang, Arthur
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
046
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
9.3 x 5.7 x 1.5 in 2.115 lb

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