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Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer
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Modern American Poetry (edition 1936)

by Louis Untermeyer (Editor)

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Title:Modern American Poetry
Authors:Louis Untermeyer
Info:Harcourt, Brace & Company (1936), Hardcover
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The Americans enjoyed a genuine "renascence" of poetry in the brief period perhaps beginning with the appearance of POETRY: A MAGAZINE OF VERSE in 1912 through the end of WWII, when the hot medium of TV took the oxygen out of the "local" communities. Between the World Wars, Americans were publishing more than a hundred poetry magazines, thousands of towns had Poetry Societies, and over 4000 poets had volumes for sale. [xi]
The extremely interesting and well-read Editor provides biographical information on each represented poet. The work begins with WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892), and concludes with Anne Sexton (1928-[1974]). [No Frederick Mortimer Clapp, born in New York City in 1879,], even though he was a fellow New Yorker, and no Rod McKuen [b 1933, another HS drop-out]]
  keylawk | Jun 19, 2007 |
Contains poetry by the following:
- Walt Whitman
- Emily Dickinson
- Edwin Markham
- Lizette Woodworth Reese
- Edwin Arlington Robinson
- Edgar Lee Masters
- Stephen Crane
- James Weldon Johnson
- Anna Hempstead Branch
- Amy Lowell
- Robert Frost
- Carl Sandburg
- Vachel Lindsay
- Melville Cane
- Wallace Stevens
- William Carlos Williams
- Sara Teasdale
- Elizabeth Madox Roberts
- Elinor Wylie
- Ezra Pound
- Louis Untermeyer
- John Gould Fletcher
- William Rose Benet
- Jean Starr Untermeyer
- H. D.
- John Hall Wheelock
- Roy Helton
- Marianne Moore
- Robinson Jeffers
- T. S. Eliot
- John Crowe Ransom
- Conrad Aiken
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
- Archibald Mac Leish
- Elizabeth J. Coatsworth
- Mark Van Doren
- e.e. cummings
- Genevive Taggard
- Robert Hillyer
- Louise Bogan
- David McCord
- Stephen Vincent Benet
- Horace Gregory
- Hart Crane
- Allen Tate
- Leonie Adams
- Yvor Winters
- Langston Hughes
- Kenneth Fearing
- Marya Zaturenska
- Ogden Nash
- Countee Cullen
- Merrill Moore
- Richard Eberhart
- Robert Penn Warren
- Stanley Kunitz
- Phillis McGinley
- Theodore Roethke
- James Agee
- Kenneth Patchen
- Elizabeth Bishop
- J. V. Cunningham
- Delmore Schwartz
- Muriel Rukeyser
- Karl Shapiro
- John Berryman
- Randall Jarrell
- Barbara Howes
- Ruth Stone
- Peter Viereck
- Robert Lowell
- William J. Smith
- Richard Wilbur
- Vassar Miller
- W. D. Snodgrass
- Anne Sexton ( )
  makaiju | Oct 1, 2006 |
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Presents critical essays about the works of the leading poets of twentieth-century American poetry.

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