The New Anthology of American Poetry: Modernisms, 1900-1950

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Rutgers University Press, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 819 pages
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Bringing together fifty years of exciting modernisms, The New Anthology of American Poetry, Volume 2 includes over 600 poems by sixty-five American poets writing in the period between 1900 and 1950. The most recognized poets of the era, such as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot, H. D., Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Hart Crane, and Langston Hughes are represented, along with many other Harlem Renaissance poets, women poets, immigrant and working-class poets, imagists, and objectivists. It is also the first modernist anthology to include poems and songs from popular culture.

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I read this book in college because it was required reading for my lit class. I typically do not enjoy poetry, so when I saw this on the required reading list I just about choked. Though I can't say ... Read full review

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STEVEN GOULD AXELROD is a professor of English at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author of Robert Lowell: Life and Art and Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Words and the co-editor of books on Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams.

CAMILLE ROMAN is an associate professor of English, American studies, and Women's studies at Washington State University. She has published a dozen books on women and language, American music, and Elizabeth Bishop as well as essays on Robert Frost, Billie Holiday, Edna Millay, Amy Lowell, and Louise Bogan. She is a president-elect of the Robert Frost Society.

THOMAS TRAVISANO is a professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development and Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic and the co-editor of Gendered Modernisms: American Women Poets and Their Readers.