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Thirty years later, this innovative, cover-to-cover revision renders with fresh eyes and meticulous care the remarkable range of styles, subjects, and voices in English-language poetry. The newly titled --now available in two paperback volumes--includes 1,596 poems by 195 poets (half of the poems are new), from Walt Whitman and Thomas Hardy in the late nineteenth century to Anne Carson and Sherman Alexie in the twenty-first.
"The most acute rendering of an era's sensibility is its poetry," wrote the editors in their preface to the first edition.
A new edition of the acclaimed anthology'"the most comprehensive collection of twentieth-century poetry in English available.
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