Published September 2002
by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert Creeley (Editor), David Lehman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
Since its inception in , The Best American Poetry series has achieved brand-name status in the literary world as the preeminent showcase of each year's most important contributions to American poetry. This year's exceptional volume, edited by Robert Creeley, a figure revered across teh wide spectrum of American poetry, features a diverse mix of established masters, rising stars and the Released on: Septem Get this from a library! The Best American Poetry, [Robert Creeley; David Lehman;] -- An anthology of poetry which showcases the most important contributions to American poetry in the year THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY Guest Editor: ROBERT CREELEY: Since its inception in , The Best American Poetry series has achieved brand-name status in the literary world as the preeminent showcase of each year's most important contributions to American poetry. Arriving at a time when, as series editor David Lehman writes in his foreword, "the hunger for poetry and the need for . The Best American Poetry , a volume in The Best American Poetry series, was edited by David Lehman and guest editor Robert Creeley. The first print run for the book 1 Reviews 2 Poets and poems included 3 See also 4 References 5 External links Amy Bracken Sparks, reviewing the book in The Plain Dealer, wrote that Creeley's choices "are not poems accessible to all; they are.
Our hypothetical friend goes to his or her local bookseller and finds "The Best American Poetry " and understandably concludes this is an ideal book with which to start. It would likely be his or her last purchase of contemporary poetry. It's very much unbalanced and is simply not at all representative of poetry in /5(15). Adam Zagajewski, Without End: New and Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); a New York Times "notable book of the year" Poets in The Best American Poetry Poems from these 75 poets were in The Best American Poetry , David Lehman, editor; Robert Creeley, guest editor. It’s an interesting fact that some of the best critical work these days comes out in books like the The Cambridge History of American Poetry. Many of the best critics understand that books purchased as reference works are probably going to have more readers than scholarly monographs; the critics give books like this the best that they’ve got. “Carefully curated, these plus poems feature Oliver’s work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best.”.
Books blog Poetry The 10 best American poems The list could go on and on, but these are the poems that seem to me to have left the deepest mark on US literature – and me Jay Parini. The 50 Best American Poetry Books of the Decade so Far. By Jonathon Sturgeon. Perhaps it was the financial crisis that forced American poetry to . The Best American Poetry series is “a vivid snapshot of what a distinguished poet finds exciting, fresh and memorable” (Robert Pinsky); a guiding light for the mood and shape of modern American poetry. Each year, this series presents essential American verse and the poets who create it. THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY Robert Creeley, Editor, David Lehman, Editor. Scribner $30 (p) ISBN Buy this book This installment of the venerable series is .