American poetry since 1950: innovators and outsiders : an anthology

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Marsilio Publishers, 1993 - Poetry - 433 pages
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This begins with the last poems of the Modernist masters and continues through four generations of poets who are primary voices of the anti-tradition in American poetry."This collection exhibits a vibrancy and challenge sadly absent from the poetic mainstream in the last halt of our century". -- Library Journal

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Although it covers some of the same nontraditional territory as 1960's The New American Poetry (edited by Donald M. Allen), this anthology draws on 30 years of hindsight to establish a literary ... Read full review


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Eliot Weinberger was born on February 6, 1949. He is a writer, editor and translator. His work has been published in 30 languages. He first gained recognition from his translations of Nobel Prize winner and poet Octavio Paz. These translations include Collected Poems 1957-1987 and In Light of India. He has also translated other writers such as Vicente Huidobro's Altazor. He received the National Board Critic's Circle Award for his edition of Borge's Selected Non-Fictions. Today Eliot Weinberger is mostly known for his essays and political articles focusing on U.S. politics and foreign policy. His literary writings include An Elemental Thing, which was selected by The Village Voice as one of the "20 Best Books of the Year for 2009. He is also the co-author of a study of Chinese poetry translations, 19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei. In 2000 he was the only American literary writer to be awarded the order of the Aztec Eagle by the government of Mexico.

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