The Best of the Best American Poetry

The Best of the Best American Poetry

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Baker & Taylor
An anthology of 100 top-selected poems culled from the prestigious poetry publication's first quarter century offers insight into the art form's flourishing status and is complicated by introductory essays and current poet biographies. Co-edited by the award-winning translator of The Inferno of Dante.

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Presents an anthology of one hundred top-selected poems culled from the poetry publication's first quarter century, and offers insight into the art form's flourishing status.

Simon and Schuster
This special edition celebrates twenty-five years of the Best American Poetryseries, which has become an institution. From its inception in 1988, it has been hotly debated, keenly monitored, ardently advocated (or denounced), and obsessively scrutinized. Each volume consists of seventy-five poems chosen by a major American poet acting as guest editor—from John Ashbery in 1988 to Mark Doty in 2012, with stops along the way for such poets as Charles Simic, A. R. Ammons, Louise Glück, Adrienne Rich, Billy Collins, Heather McHugh, and Kevin Young. Out of the 1,875 poems that have appeared in The Best American Poetry, here are 100 that Robert Pinsky, the distinguished poet and man of letters, has chosen for this milestone edition.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scribner Poetry, c2013
Edition: 25 anniversary ed, 1st Scribner ed
ISBN: 9781451658880
Branch Call Number: 811.5408 BES
Characteristics: xxviii, 322 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lehman, David 1948-
Robert Pinsky


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