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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetryby J. D. McClatchy
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From Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, and John Berryman to Allen Ginsburg, John Ashbery, and Frank O'Hara, from Adrienne Rich, Audre Lord, and Rita Dove to Sharon Olds, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Henri Cole, here are the iconic poets of the past half-century, men and women who have used and re-shaped the American language in all its vigorous, daring, tender, and intimate depth and breadth.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 593-607).
From Robert Lowell, Sylvia Plath, and John Berryman to Allen Ginsburg, John Ashbery, and Frank O'Hara, here are the iconic poets of the past half-century, men and women who have used and reshaped the American language in all its vigorous, daring, tender, and intimate depth and breadth.
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J. D. McClatchy is the author of five collections of poems: Scenes From Another Life, Stars Principal, The Rest of the Way, Ten Commandments, and Hazmat. He has also written two books of essays: White Paper and Twenty Questions. He has edited many other books, including The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry, Poets on Painters, and Horace: The Odes. In addition, he edits The Voice of the Poet series for Random House AudioBooks, and has written seven opera libretti. He is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has taught at Princeton, UCLA, and Johns Hopkins, and is now a professor at Yale, where since 1991 he has edited The Yale Review. He lives in Stonington, Connecticut.
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