The voice that is great within us: American poetry of the twentieth century

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Bantam Books, 1970 - Literary Criticism - 722 pages
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anthology includes the works of more than 130 major American poets of the modern period--Robert Frost, Paul Goodman, Carl Sandburg and Gwendolyn Brooks among them--along with short biographies of each.

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The best existent collection of Modern American poetry. Forever by my bedside. Read full review

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I pick up this book every few weeks and find something new that I love every time. So it's perpetually on my "currently-reading" shelf. Read full review

Contents

ROBERT FROST
3
An Old Mans Winter Night
9
Nothing Gold Can Stay
16
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About the author (1970)

Hayden Carruth is the author of twenty-five books of poetry, a novel, four books of criticism, and two anthologies, and has held fellowships from the Bollingen, Guggenheim and Lannan foundations, as well as the NEA. His many awards include the National Book Award for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Lenore Marshall/The Nation Award.

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