The Great Modern Poets

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Michael Schmidt
Penguin Group, 2006 - American poetry - 224 pages
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The Great Modern Poets is the perfect introduction to the twentieth and twenty-first century poets and their best poetry. Over 100 complete and unabridged poems are accompanied by a concise text that provides insight, observations, and a historical context for each poet and their work.

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This is a fairly standard short anthology of modern poetry. What makes it exceptional is the accompanying CD, which has rare recordings of distinguished moderns reading their own work: Yeats, Frost ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Michael Schmidt is Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University. He also runs the important poetry publisher, Carcanet Press, and is the author of The Story of Poetry and The First Poets.

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