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Contemporary American Poetry
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Contemporary American Poetry (Paperback)

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This highly respected anthology presents the works of 70 poets who have shaped the contours and direction of mainstream American poetry from 1960 to the present. Designed to provide a rich reading experience for both undergrad and graduate courses, more than 500 selections illustrate the variety and vitality of American poetry over the last few decades. For each poet, the collection features a generous sampling of their work along with a photo, biographical sketches, and bibliographies.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry anthologies by various poetsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectListening skillsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc Publication Date: 26/07/2005 ISBN-13: 9780618527854  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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A. Poulin, Jr., editor of the first six editions of Contemporary American Poetry, died in June, 1996. Michael Waters (Ph.D., Ohio University) teaches at Salisbury University in Maryland and in the New England College MFA Program. A widely-respected poet, he has published eight full-length volumes, and his work has appeared in numerous journals, including Poetry, American Poetry Review, Yale Review, and Kenyon Review. The recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, several Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and three Pushcart Prizes, he has been a resident fellow at Yaddo, MacDowell, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), Le Chateau de Lavigny (Switzerland), and the St. James Cavalier Centre (Malta). He has read his poems at universities both here and abroad, and has been Visiting Professor of American Literature at the University of Athens, Greece, Banister Writer-in-Residence at Sweet Briar College, Stadler Poet-in-Residence at Bucknell University, and Distinguished Poet-in-Residence at Wichita State University.

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