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Kindled Terraces: American Poets in Greece (New Odyssey Series)by Don Schofield
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Kindled Terraces is an anthology of poems by 40 contemporary American poets influenced by their experience in modern Greece. Spanning more than five decades and featuring highly acclaimed poets and those worthy of more attention, this collection offers a variety of styles, including lyric and narrative free verse, new formalism, and experimental poetry. Set in both rural and urban Greece, these poems take in classical mythology, ancient and modern history, and the vibrant diversity of a contemporary people whose spirit and traditions hold a significant place in the American poetic imagination.
Kindled Terraces is an anthology of poems on the American experience in modern Greece as seen through the eyes of 40 contemporary poets spanning more than five decades. This collection of highly acclaimed poets as well as poets worthy of more attention, offers a variety of styles, including lyric and narrative free verse, new formalism, and experimental poetry. These poems show the significance Greece holds for the American poetic imagination — for its history and mythology, and the diverse ways modern Greece moves those who get to know it intimately.
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