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Title:
Twentieth-century American poetry
Author:
Gioia, Dana.
Publication Information:
Boston : McGraw Hill, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xlvi, 1143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780072400199

9780071427791
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This anthology includes not only the poets and poems one would expect, but also talented poets who were popular in their own day. It provides a historical and cultural context and explores how poetry informed, and was informed by, the issues of the day.


Table of Contents

Preface
Realism and Naturalism Historical and Critical OverviewStephen Crane (1871-1900)
Black riders came from the sea In the desert
I stood upon a high place
I saw a man pursuing the horizon
I met a seer On the horizon the peaks assembled
I walked in a desert A man feared that he might find an assassin
Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind
The wayfarer A man said to the universe My cross!
A man adrift on a slim sparEdwin Markham (1852-1940)
The Man with the Hoe Outwitted CharlottePerkins Gilman (1860-1935)
An Obstacle Whatever IsEdgar Lee Masters (1868-1950) from Spoon River Anthology
The Hill Anne Rutledge Editor Whedon Knowlt Hoheimer Lucinda Matlock Petit, the PoetEdwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935)
The Clerks George Crabbe
The House on the Hill Luke Havergal Richard Cory Reuben Bright
How Annandale Went Out Miniver Cheevy Another Dark Lady Bewick Finzer Eros Turannos
The Mill Mr. Flood's Party New EnglandThe Sheaves James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
O Black and Unknown Bards
The CreationPaul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
We Wear the Mask Sympathy
The Debt The Poet To a Captious CriticTrumbull Stickney (1874-1904)
Mnemosyne Near Helikon Sir, say no moreRobert Frost (1874-1963)
Mowing My November Guest Storm Fear
The Tuft of Flowers After Apple-Picking
The Death of the Hired Man Home Burial Mending Wall
The Wood-Pile Birches "Out, Out-"
The Oven Bird
The Road Not Taken Fire and Ice
The Need of Being Versed in Country Things Nothing Gold Can Stay Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening To Earthward
The Witch of Co¿s Acquainted With the Night Once by the Pacific Desert Places Design Neither Out Far Nor in Deep Provide Provide Come In The Gift Outright
The Silken Tent DirectiveSara Cleghorn (1876-1959)
The Golf Links The Survival of the FittestAlan Seeger (1888-1916)
I Have a Rendezvous with DeathJohn Allan Wyeth Jr. (1894-1980)
The Train from Brest Corbie to Sailly-Le-Sec War in Heaven
Early Modernism: From Imagism To High Modernism Historical And Critical OverviewAmy Lowell (1874-1925)
Patterns A Decade A Lover The Pond 1Opal Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
from Tender Buttons A Blue Coat A Piano A Purse A Mounted Umbrella A Time to Eat A Fire A Handkerchief Red RosesYone Noguchi (1875-1947)
I Hear You Call, Pine Tree fromJapanese Hokkus Adelaide Crapsey (1878-1914)
November Night Triad The WarningCarl Sandburg (1878-1967)
Chicago Fog Limited Window Cool Tombs Grass CahootsVachel Lindsay (1879-1931)
General William Booth Enters into Heaven Factory Windows Are Always Broken TheVoyage Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
The Snow Man Nuances of a ThemeWilliams
A High-Toned Old Christian Woman
The Emperor of Ice-Cream Tea at the Palaz of Hoon Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock Sunday Morning Bantams in Pine-Woods
Anecdote of the Jar To the One of Fictive Music Peter Quince at the Clavier Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird To the Roaring Wind
The Man Whose Pharynx Was Bad Evening Without Angels
The Idea of Order at Key West
A Postcard from the Volcano from Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction
The Course of a Particular Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour Of Modern Poetry
The Plain Sense of Things Of Mere BeingWilliam Carlos Williams (1883-1963)
Aux Imagistes Danse Russe Dedication for a Plot of Ground El Hombre Tract Portrait of a Lady The Great Figu