Contemporary American poetry-not the end, but the beginning

by Sheila Griffin Llanas

Publisher: Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ

Written in English
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  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature,
  • American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Poets, American -- 21st century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • American poetry -- Explication -- Juvenile literature,
  • Poetry -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSheila Griffin Llanas.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
SeriesPoetry rocks!
LC ClassificationsPS325 .L63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073459M
ISBN 100766032795
ISBN 109780766032798
LC Control Number2009023802

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She received her bachelor’s degree in literature from the University of Wisconsin and her master of fine arts degree in poetry from the University of Iowa. Eileen Myles moved from Boston to New York City to become a poet in Since then, she has established herself as an important and quintessentially New York voice in the landscape of contemporary American poetry—from her involvement with the St.

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He became a British subject in at the age of 39, subsequently renouncing his American Born: Thomas Stearns Eliot, 26 SeptemberSt. The edition of the Best American Poetrya best anthology that really lives up to its title (Chicago Tribune)collects the most significant poems of the year, chosen by Poet Laureate of California Dana Gioia.

The guest editor forDana Gioia, has an unconventional poetic background. Gioia has published five volumes of poetry, served as the Chairman of the National/5.

American War Poetry spans the history of the nation. Beginning with the Colonial Wars of the eighteenth-century and ending with the Gulf Wars, this original and significant anthology presents four centuries of American men and women-soldiers, nurses, reporters, and embattled civilians-writing about war/5(5).

The idea for a series of books devoted to the year’s best essays first came to me in the spring of My editor at the New York Times Book Review had sent me a copy of Prize Stories The O'Henry Awards, edited by William Abrahams, to the time I had been reviewing fiction and poetry fairly regularly for both the New York Times and the Los Angeles.

This essay therefore will look at contemporary poetry from an unfamiliar vantage point. This unusual perspective may initially annoy some readers and confuse others, but as the argument unfolds, it will become obvious that it allows one to discern certain significant, even perhaps essential, changes in American poetry not otherwise easily : Dana Gioia.

Contemporary American Poetry: “Not the End But the Beginning” (Enslow, ). Llanas, Sheila Griffin. Modern American Poetry: “Echoes and Shadows” (Enslow, ). Meehan, Elizabeth. Twentieth-Century American Writers (Lucent, ).

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