The Voice That Is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century

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Hayden Carruth
Bantam Books, 1989 - POETRY - 768 pages
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An anthology of poems by such authors as Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Vachel Lindsay, Sara Teasdale, Ezra Pound, E.E. Cummings, Stanley Kunitz, Gwendolyn Brooks, Denise Levertov, Sylvia Plath, and several others.

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User Review  - abirdman - LibraryThing

A large and insightful collection of American 20th century poetry, excellently selected and edited by Hayden Carruth, that was, unfortunately, released only in a grim and very fat little mass-market ... Read full review

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User Review  - languagehat - LibraryThing

Still my favorite anthology of modern American poetry; my only complaint would be that Carruth shortchanges himself by including only a few haiku from his own work -- it took me years to realize what a great poet he was. (The title is from Stevens's "Evening Without Angels.") Read full review

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Monumental book and winner of National Book Critics Circle Award.

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