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The BEST OF THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY

1988 1997 (American Poetry Series)

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Scribner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • American Contemporary Poetry (Anthologies),
  • 20th century,
  • English,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Poetry anthologies: from c 1900 -,
  • USA,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • American poetry,
  • Collections

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Lehman (Narrator), Harold Bloom (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721800M
    ISBN 100684842793
    ISBN 109780684842790

    The Best American Poetry book series by multiple authors includes books Best American Poetry , The Best American Poetry , The Best American Poetry , and several more. See the complete Best American Poetry series book list in order, box sets or . Robert Pinsky, distinguished poet and man of letters, selects the top poems from twenty-five years of The Best American PoetryThis special edition celebrates twenty-five years of the Best American Poetry series, which has become an institution. From its inception in , it has been hotly debated, keenly monitored, ardently advocated (or denounced), and obsessively scrutinized.

    Every year since a major poet has selected seventy-five poems for publication in The Best American Poetry. The series has quickly grown in both sales and prestige, as poetry itself has seen a remarkable resurgence in popularity and vitality, fueled by established poets at the peak of their powers and a new generation of daring voices.   It is a special hybrid of a book, part poetry, part critical essay—the book won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and was a finalist for the same award in Criticism—making use of screenplay form, screengrabs, art, and iconic pop culture images.

    The best book ever written about American poetry is American Poetry in the Twentieth Century, published in by the poet and critic Kenneth Rexroth ().Rexroth is remembered today chiefly as a member of the post-World War II San Francisco counterculture, a mentor to the Beats and the author of numerous translations or recreations of Chinese and Japanese poetry. -- Colette Bancroft * Monterey County Herald * "The strength of [The Best of the Best American Poetry] is its sense of subjectivity, the way these poems illustrate their editor's aesthetic, and in so doing, tell us something of how poetry operates in the world These are poems that take the personal and make it universal, not by grand statements but by specific observation, building a common vision out of the .


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