20th-century poetry & poetics

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Oxford University Press, 1996 - Poetry - 954 pages
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20th Century Poetry and Poetics is considered the most important teaching anthology published in Canada for poetry courses at the college and university market. The greatly anticipated fourth edition of the anthology was published in the Spring of 1996 and the number of poets included wasexpanded by more than fifty per cent. The twenty-five poets new to this edition - - twelve women and thirteen men - are from Canada, the UK, the United States, and the Commonwealth.The list of new poets include Nobel Prize winner Dereck Walcott; well-known American poets Sharon Olds, Louise Gluck, Denise Levertov, Galway Kinnell, Robert Hass, Robert Bly, John Ashbery, Philip Levine, and Rita Dove; Irish poet Eavan Boland; Scottish poet Carol Ann Duffy; and Canadians PatrickLane, Sharon Thesen, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Don McKay, Daphne Marlatt, Gary Geddes, Bronwen Wallace, Robert Kroetsch, Lorna Crozier, Tim Lilburn, Roo Borson, and bpNichol.The book provides in-depth selections from the work of each poet, and where possible, places the poems in the significant context of the poets' own views on poetics. In addition, there are useful biographies and comments on the poets in the form of headnotes that appear at the beginning of eachpoet's work.

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Contents

Poetry i
2
Ezra Pound
20
William Carlos Williams
34
Robert Frost
46
T S EUOT
59
Wilfred Owen
76
e e cummings
81
Wallace Stevens
93
EAVAN BOLAND
433
Philip Levine
474
Margaret Atwood
489
GALWAY KlNNELL
503
Patrick Lane
519
Seamus HEANEY
531
Michael Ondaatje
542
bpNlCHOL
558

WH AUDEN
108
Dylan Thomas
118
Theodore Roethke
138
Earle BlRNEY
150
Al PURDY
165
Robert Lowell
176
Skunk Hour
186
Phiup Larkin
192
Irving Layton
201
Elizabeth Bishop
213
PK Page
228
Denise Levertov
242
Charles Olson
258
John Berryman
274
Adrienne Rich
282
Robert Creeley
301
Allen Ginsberg
327
Phyllis Webb
339
John Ashbery
350
Ted Hughes
368
Margaret Avison
379
Leonard Cohen
406
Gwendolyn MacEwen
418
Daphne Marlatt
584
Louise Gluck
598
Gary Geddes
612
Robert Hass
622
Don McKay
635
LORNA CROZIER
674
ROO BORSON
688
Sharon Olds
719
Sharon Thesen
734
Bronwen Wallace
744
Tim Lilburn
771
Margaret Atwood
784
Robert
794
Eavan BoiAND
800
Robert Creeley Charles Olson
165
A Sense of Measure 802 Projective Verse
867
LORNA CROZIER Sylvia Plath
876
Adrienne Rich
898
Notes for Howl and Other Poems 826
905
Denise Levertov Dylan Thomas
914
Phyllis Webb
920
bpNlChOL from A General Introduction
935
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