The Great Modern Poets

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Penguin Group, Jan 1, 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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Review: The Great Modern Poets: The Best Poetry of Our Times

User Review  - Richard Kinsella - Goodreads

For anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge of poetry from some of the great poets of the 20th. century, I would strongly recommend this book. Attached is a CD with the actual recorded voice of each poet. Read full review

Review: The Great Modern Poets: The Best Poetry of Our Times

User Review  - Goodreads

For anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge of poetry from some of the great poets of the 20th. century, I would strongly recommend this book. Attached is a CD with the actual recorded voice of each poet. Read full review

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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