The Voice That Is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century

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Hayden Carruth
Turtleback Books, Oct 1, 2001 - Poetry - 768 pages
14 Reviews
Collects poems by one hundred thirtyfive twentieth-century American poets, from Frost and Sandburg to Lawson and Sloman

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Review: The Voice That is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Jennifer Lumsden - Goodreads

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

Review: The Voice That is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Brittannia Talori - Goodreads

This book is over 40 years old, so it is not a complete spectrum of the poetry in the 20th century. It is a decent staple though, minus several random poets who were popular in the 50s-60s and whose ... Read full review

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Monumental book and winner of National Book Critics Circle Award.

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