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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry by J.D. McClatchy
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Dazzling in its range, exhilarating in its immediacy and grace, this collection gathers together, from every region of the country and from the past forty years, the poems that continue to shape our imaginations. From Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, John Ashbery and Adrienne Rich, to Robert Haas and Louise Gluck, this anthology takes the full measure of our poetry's daring energies and its tender understandings. Other poets include: Sylvia Plath James Merrill Amy clampitt Jorie Graham W. S. Merwin Charles Simic Allen Ginsberg Frank O'Hara Anne Sexton Robert Creeley Sharon Olds Mary Oliver Robert Pinsky Mark Strand Denise Levertov Richard Wilbur May Swenson Michael Palmer Mark Doty Yusef Komunyakaa

Author Biography

J. D. McClatchy is the author of seven previous collections of poetry and of three collections of prose. He has also edited numerous books, including The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry, and has written a number of opera libretti that have been performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala, and elsewhere. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, where he served as president from 2009 to 2012. McClatchy teaches at Yale University and is editor of The Yale Review.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2003
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised ed.
Imprint
Vintage Books
Pages
617
Dimensions
127x203x25
ISBN-13
9781400030934
Product ID
1633283

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