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Sales have escalated for THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY since the debut volume in 1988, and what has become a must for poetry lovers should stir even more excitement with Robert Bly as this year's guest editor. An award-winning poet and translator, Robert Bly is best known for his notorious role as leader of the men's movement in America and his bestselling book IRON JOHN. Bly has chosen the seventy-five best poems of the year from a host of contenders culled from a wide range of literary magazines and journals. He has selected the work of celebrated poets John Ashbery, Anne Carson, Henri Cole, Louise Gluck, Philip Levine, and Richard Wilbur, as well as poems from innovative newcomers. With comments from the poets elucidating their work and with a foreword by Series Editor David Lehman, THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1999 is a stunning addition to the series.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry anthologies by various poets Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 08/02/2000 ISBN-13: 9780684860039  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David Lehman, the series editor of The Best American Poetry, is also the editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry. His eleven books of poetry include The Morning Line, Playlist, Poems in the Manner Of, New and Selected Poems, When a Woman Loves a Man, and The Daily Mirror. The most recent of his many nonfiction books is One Hundred Autobiographies: A Memoir. He lives in New York City and Ithaca, New York.

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