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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry
By J. D. McClatchy (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date March 1, 2003
Pages 617
Binding Paperback
Edition Rev exp
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781400030934
ISBN-10 1400030935
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $18.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
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.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 Gl├╝ck, this anthology takes the full measure of our poetry's daring energies and its tender understandings.

Other poets include:
Sylvia Plath
James Merrill
Amy clampitt
Jorie Graham
W. S. Merwin
Charles Simic
Allen Ginsberg
Frank O'Hara
Anne Sexton
Robert Creeley
Sharon Olds
Mary Oliver
Robert Pinsky
Mark Strand
Denise Levertov
Richard Wilbur
May Swenson
Michael Palmer
Mark Doty
Yusef Komunyakaa

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780679728580 Book cover for 9781400030934
 
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Rev exp edition from Vintage Books (March 1, 2003)
9781400030934 | details & prices | 617 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $18.95
About: A comprehensive collection of poems by America's greatest contemporary poets features works by such authors as Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, and Rita Dove.
from Random House Inc (March 1, 2003)
9789990044966 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $0.02
from Vintage Books (November 1, 1990)
9780679728580 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $17.00
About: A comprehensive collection of poems by sixty-five of America's greatest contemporary poets, from Robert Lowell to Jorie Graham
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417690817 Book cover for 9781439514467
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781439514467 | details & prices | List price $26.95
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (September 18, 2008)
9781439549308 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.12 lbs | List price $26.00
from Turtleback Books (April 8, 2003); titled "Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry"
9781417690817 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $29.40
About: A comprehensive collection of poems by America's greatest contemporary poets features works by such authors as Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, and Rita Dove.

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