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Published by Great Books Foundation in Chicago .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- 20th century.,
  • American poetry -- 19th century.,
  • American poetry -- Collections.

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An anthology of poems by American poets from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Includes brief biographies of the poets and guidelines for reading and discussing poetry.

Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Joseph Coulson, Peter Temes, Jim Baldwin.
ContributionsCoulson, Joseph., Temes, Peter S., 1966-, Baldwin, Jim, 1949-
LC ClassificationsPS613 .M54 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 511 p. ;
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3567595M
ISBN 101880323885
LC Control Number2002066825

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