Three Centuries of American Poetry: 1620-1923

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Allen Mandelbaum, Robert D. Richardson
Turtleback, Mar 2, 1999 - Poetry - 733 pages
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Vastly more comprehensive than any other anthology of American poetry on the market today, Three Centuries of American Poetry contains the work of more than 120 American poets -- more than three times more poets than the competition includes -- with historical, critical, and biographical notes on these poets and their poems.Award-winning teacher, poet, and translator Allen Mandelbaum, along with distinguished scholar Robert Richardson -- two of our foremost scholars of literature -- present a fresh interpretation of the American poetic canon, including, popular verse and ballads, in a single volume that will reshape our conceptions and become a standard text.

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In the exceedingly brief, almost offhand introduction to this chunky anthology, the editors assert that "there ain't no canon," and that their aim is to hold out "an invitation to the reader of today ... Read full review

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In the exceedingly brief, almost offhand introduction to this chunky anthology, the editors assert that "there ain't no canon," and that their aim is to hold out "an invitation to the reader of today ... Read full review

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