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Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (Revised / Expanded) (Paperback)
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Dazzling in its range, exhilarating in its immediacy and grace, this collection gathers together, from every region of the country and from the past forty years, the poems that continue to shape our imaginations. From Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, John Ashbery and Adrienne Rich, to Robert Haas and Louise Gluck, this anthology takes the full measure of our poetry's daring energies and its tender understandings.
Thoroughly updated and revised, a comprehensive collection of poems by America's greatest contemporary poets features works by Robert Lowell, Allen Ginsberg, Elizabeth Bishop, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lord, Rita Dove, John Ashbery, and Frank O'Hara, as well as new poetry by Mary Oliver, Sharon Olds, Mark Doty, and other notables. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Edition: Revised / Expanded
Number of Pages: 617
Sub-Genre: Anthologies (multiple authors)
Publisher: Random House Inc
Street Date: March 1, 2003
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9277