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The Penguin anthology of twentieth-century American poetry / edited with an introduction by Rita Dove. / edited with an introduction by Rita Dove
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lii, 599 p. ; 25 cm.
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Includes index.
Contents
Spoon River anthology : Hill ; Fiddler Jones ; Petit, the poet / Edgar Lee Masters -- Miniver Cheevy ; Mr. Flood's party / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Creation / James Weldon Johnson -- Poet ; Life's tragedy / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Death of the hired man ; Mending wall ; Birches ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening ; Tree at my window ; Directive / Robert Frost -- Patterns / Amy Lowell -- Susie Asado ; Tender buttons : Box ; Plate / Gertrude Stein -- I sit and sew / Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson -- Grass ; Cahoots / Carl Sandburg -- Peter Quince at the Clavier ; Disillusionment of ten o'clock ; Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird ; Anecdote of the jar ; Emperor of ice-cream ; Of mere being / Wallace Stevens -- Fragment / Angelina Weld Grimké -- Tract ; Danse Russe ; Red wheelbarrow ; Yachts ; Asphodel, that greeny flower (Book I, lines 1-92) / William Carlos Williams -- Moonlight ; There will come soft rains / Sara Teasdale --
Jewel stairs' grievance ; River-merchants' wife : a letter ; In a station of the metro ; Hugh Selwyn Mauberley ; Canto LXXXI : (Libretto: "Yet/Ere the season died a-cold") / Ezra Pound -- Sea rose ; Helen ; Walls do not fall : 1 ("An incident here and there") ; Hermetic definition : "Red rose and a beggar" : 1 ("Why did you come") ; 2 ("Take me anywhere--") ; 5 ("Venice--Venus?") / Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) -- Gale in April ; Shine, perishing republic ; Clouds at evening ; Credo / Robinson Jeffers -- Fish ; Poetry ; Poetry / Marianne Moore -- Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock ; Preludes ; Waste land / T.S. Eliot -- If we must die ; Harlem dancer / Claude McKay -- Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish -- First fig ; Recuerdo / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- in Just- ; Buffalo Bill's ; Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls ; next to of course god america i ; somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond ; r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r / E.E. Cummings -- Reapers ; November cotton flower ; Portrait in Georgia / Jean Toomer -- Medusa ; New moon / Louise Bogan -- Dark symphony ; Harlem gallery : Psi ("Black boy, / let me get up from the white man's table--") / Melvin B. Tolson -- Bridge [excerpts] : Proem : To Brooklyn Bridge ; II : Powhatan's daughter : The river / Hart Crane -- Silent poem / Robert Francis --
Negro speaks of rivers ; I, too ; Dream boogie ; Harlem / Langston Hughes -- Incident ; To John Keats, poet, at spring time ; Yet do I marvel ; From the dark tower / Countee Cullen -- Father and son ; Portrait ; Touch me / Stanley Kunitz -- Musée des Beaux Arts ; Epitaph on a tyrant / W.H. Auden -- My papa's waltz ; Waking ; In a dark time / Theodore Roethke -- Maximus poems : I, Maximus of Gloucester, to you ; Distances / Charles Olson -- Fish ; Sestina ; First death in Nova Scotia ; Visits to St. Elizabeths ; One art / Elizabeth Bishop -- Mourning poem for the queen of Sunday ; Those winter Sundays ; Frederick Douglass ; Middle passage / Robert Hayden -- Effort at speech between two people ; Then I saw what the calling was ; Poem as mask / Muriel Rukeyser -- Heavy bear who goes with me / Delmore Schwartz -- Dream songs : 4 ("Filling her compact & delicious body") ; 14 ("Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so") ; 29 ("There sat down, once") ; 149 ("This world is gradually becoming a place") ; Henry's understanding / John Berryman -- 90 north ; Death of the ball turret gunner ; Woman at the Washington Zoo ; Next day / Randall Jarrell -- For my daughter / Weldon Kees -- Different image / Dudley Randall -- Traveling through the dark ; At the bomb testing site / William Stafford --
Scars / Ruth Stone -- For my people / Margaret Walker -- Mother ; Song in the front yard ; Bean eaters ; Lovers of the poor ; We real cool ; Blackstone rangers / Gwendolyn Brooks -- "To speak of woe that is in marriage" ; Skunk hour ; For the Union dead / Robert Lowell -- Often I am permitted to return to a meadow ; My mother would be a falconress / Robert Duncan -- Populist manifesto / Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Parents / William Meredith -- Because you asked about the line between prose and poetry / Howard Nemerov -- Hyacinth garden in Brooklyn ; August 1945 / Hayden Carruth -- Love calls us to the things of this world ; Cottage Street, 1953 ; Writer / Richard Wilbur -- Sheep child / James Dickey -- Love song : I and thou / Alan Dugan -- "More light! More light!" / Anthony Hecht -- Degrees of gray in Philipsburg ; Freaks at Spurgin Road Field / Richard Hugo -- Poem unwritten ; Caedmon ; Swan in falling snow / Denise Levertov -- American poetry / Louis Simpson -- Muse of water / Carolyn Kizer -- Fresh air ; Permanently / Kenneth Koch --
Morning swim ; How it is / Maxine Kumin -- Behaving like a Jew ; Dancing ; Another insane devotion / Gerald Stern -- City limits ; Corsons Inlet / A.R. Ammons -- Snowfall in the afternoon ; Driving to town late to mail a letter ; Waking from sleep / Robert Bly -- Flower ; I know a man ; Language ; Rain ; Bresson's movies / Robert Creeley -- Victor dog / James Merrill -- Steps ; Poem ("Lana Turner has collapsed!") ; Day Lady died / Frank O'Hara -- Some trees ; Self-portrait in a convex mirror ; What is poetry / John Ashbery -- Bear ; After making love we hear footsteps ; Saint Francis and the sow / Galway Kinnell -- Air ; For the anniversary of my death ; Yesterday ; Chord / W.S. Merwin -- Blessing ; Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio ; Lying in a hammock at William Duffy's farm in Pine Island, Minnesota ; In response to a rumor that the oldest whorehouse in Wheeling, West Virginia has been condemned / James Wright -- My son my executioner ; Digging / Donald Hall -- Animals are passing from our lives ; They feed they lion ; You can have it ; Simple truth / Philip Levine -- Her kind ; Abortion ; Wanting to die ; In celebration of my uterus ; Rowing / Anne Sexton -- Orion ; Planetarium ; Valediction forbidding mourning ; Twenty-one love poems : XIII ("The rules break like a thermometer--") / Adrienne Rich --
Marriage / Gregory Corso -- Hay for the horses ; Riprap ; Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout / Gary Snyder -- Far cry from Africa ; Sea grapes ; Schooner : Flight (part 11, After the storm : "There's a fresh light that follows--") ; Light of the world ; Omeros, Book VII, LXIV, i ("I sang of quiet Achille, Afolabe's son--") / Derek Walcott -- Let me tell you / Miller Williams -- Idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight -- Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; Agony. As now. ; SOS ; Black art / Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) -- Wrong train ; Final sonnet / Ted Berrigan -- Power / Audre Lorde -- poem at thirty / Sonia Sanchez -- Prediction ; Night, the porch / Mark Strand -- Stone is nobody's / Russell Edson -- Singapore ; Summer day / Mary Oliver -- Reunion ; Dead color ; California dreaming / Charles Wright -- homage to my hips ; [at last we killed the roaches] ; death of fred clifton ; to my last period / Lucille Clifton -- Poem about my rights / June Jordan -- 1968 / Frederick Seidel --
From my window ; Blades / C.K. Williams -- Mechanic / Diane Wakoski -- Dear John, dear Coltrane ; Last affair : Bessie's blues song ; Grandfather ; Nightmare begins responsibility / Michael S. Harper -- Stone ; Fork ; Classic ballroom dances / Charles Simic -- Grandmother / Paula Gunn Allen -- Ellen West / Frank Bidart -- Spring letter ; Two or three wishes / Carl Dennis -- Allegory of the cave ; Tucson / Stephen Dunn -- History of my heart ; Questions ; Samurai song / Robert Pinsky -- Christmas comes to Moccasin Flat / James Welch -- Introduction to poetry ; Dead / Billy Collins -- Allen Ginsberg ; Weakness / Toi Derricotte -- How to like it ; Lullaby / Stephen Dobyns -- Song ; Pornographer ; Return of Robinson Jeffers / Robert Hass -- My life : A name trimmed with colored ribbons / Lyn Hejinian -- Machinist, teaching his daughter to play the piano / B.H. Fairchild -- But he was cool or: he even stopped for green lights ; Poem to complement other poems / Haki R. Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) -- In memory of the Utah stars ; The accompanist / William Matthews --
Language of the brag ; Lifting / Sharon Olds -- Barbed wire / Henry Taylor -- Black silk ; Under stars / Tess Gallagher -- I do not / Michael Palmer -- Lost pilot / James Tate -- Elizabeth's war with the Christmas bear ; Funeral / Norman Dubie -- August, Los Angeles, lullaby / Carol Muske-Dukes -- Turtle ; Bestiary / Kay Ryan -- Childhood ideogram ; Winter stars / Larry Levis -- Looking for Judas / Adrian C. Louis -- People of the other village / Thomas Lux -- Ballad of Aunt Geneva ; Star-fix / Marilyn Nelson -- Albany / Ron Silliman -- Cuba, 1962 ; Kid ; Finished / Ai -- Thanks ; Tu Do Street ; Facing it ; Nude interrogation / Yusef Komonyakaa -- Song of the Andoumboulou : 21 / Nathaniel Mackey -- Gathering the bones together ; Two lines from the Brothers Grimm ; Origin of the marble forest / Gregory Orr -- Reaching Yellow River / Roberta Hill Whiteman -- Away / Albert Goldbarth --
Language lesson 1976 ; What he thought / Heather McHugh -- In cold storm light / Leslie Marmon Silko -- Calypso / Olga Broumas -- Latin & soul / Victor Hernández Cruz -- Miami heart / Jane Miller -- Iris / David St. John -- Why Ralph refuses to dance ; Girl friend poem #3 ; Crescent / C.D. Wright -- Taking off my clothes / Carolyn Forché -- San Sepolcro / Jorie Graham -- What the living do / Marie Howe -- She had some horses ; My house is the red earth / Joy Harjo -- Legend / Garrett Hongo -- Begotten ; We were simply talking / Andrew Hudgins -- Imagining their own hymns ; Song / Brigit Pegeen Kelly -- Meeting the British ; Errata ; Throwback / Paul Muldoon -- Quinceañera / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Parsley ; Daystar ; After reading Mickey in the night kitchen for the third time before bed ; Claudette Colvin goes to work / Rita Dove -- Our calling / Alice Fulton -- Thinking of Galileo ; Hatred / Barbara Hamby --
Unholy sonnet 13 / Mark Jarman -- Traveling onion ; Arabic ; Wedding cake / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Nani ; England finally, like my mother always said we would / Alberto Ríos -- Nocturne : Blue waves ; Unfinished / Laurie Sheck -- Field poem ; Oranges ; Black hair / Gary Soto -- Yellow stars and ice ; Forest / Susan Stewart -- Brilliance ; Esta noche ; Bill's story / Mark Doty -- Black Nikes / Harryette Mullen -- Alcohol / Franz Wright -- To my brother ; "Love of my flesh, living death" / Lorna Dee Cervantes -- My wicked wicked ways ; Little clown, my heart / Sandra Cisneros -- Jack Johnson does the eagle rock ; Crows in a strong wind ; I'm a fool to love you / Cornelius Eady -- Indian boarding school : The runaways / Louise Erdrich -- Spooning / David Mason -- How I got that name ; Composed near the Bay Bridge Survivor / Marilyn Chin -- Youngest daughter / Cathy Song -- Another reluctance ; Insect / Annie Finch -- Gift ; Eating together / Li-young Lee --
Our lady ; As from a quiver of arrows / Carl Phillips -- Bag of mice ; Cartoon physics, part 1 / Nick Flynn -- Venus Hottentot ; Affirmative action blues (1993) ; Equinox / Elizabeth Alexander -- White elephants : Million balconies ; Train windows / Reetika Vazirani -- What the orphan inherits ; Powwow at the end of the world / Sherman Alexie -- Hot combs ; Amateur fighter ; Flounder / Natasha Trethewey -- Tantrum / A.E. Stallings -- Spare / Joanna Klink -- Postfeminism ; Your one good dress / Brenda Shaughnessy -- Quivira city limits ; Everywhere is out of town ; Whatever you want / Kevin Young -- At Pegasus ; Lady sings the blues / Terrance Hayes.
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An anthology of twentieth-century American poetry, featuring Wallace Stevens, T.S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Hayden, Gwendolyn Brooks, Derek Walcott, Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, Anne Sexton, and many others.
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Penguin anthology of 20th century American poetry
Anthology of 20th century American poetry
20th century American poetry
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0143106430
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