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Product Description: The experimental genius of American artists-interpreted by one of our most dependably brilliant critics.Richard Poirier suggests, in the title of his new book, that the United States has been uncommonly hospitable to literary and artistic experimentation, to innovation and daring...read more

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9780374529185 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 2003, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The experimental genius of American artists-interpreted by one of our most dependably brilliant critics.

One of America's most distinguished literary scholars reveals how the peculiarly American spirit of innovation and renovation has shaped the careers of its greatest writers, from Emerson to Norman Mailer, as well as such performers as Bette Midler. (view table of contents)

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9780374279417 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Reveals how the peculiarly American spirit of innovation and renovation has shaped the careers of its greatest writers, from Emerson to Norman Mailer, as well as such performers as Bette Midler

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A scholarly, annotated, and uniquely comprehensive edition gathers all of Frost's major poetry, a selection of previously unanthologized poems, and the most extensive offering of his prose writings ever published, along with an essay on the texts by the editors.

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9781883011062 | Library of America, October 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A scholarly, annotated, and uniquely comprehensive edition gathers all of Frost's major poetry, a selection of previously unanthologized poems, and the most extensive offering of his prose writings ever published, along with an essay on the texts by the editors.

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Product Description: Richard Poirier, one of America's most eminent critics, reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry. He brilliantly traces pragmatism as a philosophical and literary practice grounded in a linguistic skepticism that runs from Emerson and William James to the work of Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, and Wallace Stevens, and on to the cultural debates of today...read more

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9780674679900 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 8, 1992, cover price $64.50 | About this edition: Richard Poirier, one of America's most eminent critics, reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry.

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9780674679917 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, October 1, 1993), cover price $21.50 | About this edition: Richard Poirier, one of America's most eminent critics, reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry.

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9780813517940 | Reissue edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, June 1, 1992), cover price $59.00 | About this edition:  .

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9780813517957 | Rutgers Univ Pr, June 1, 1992, cover price $23.95 | About this edition:  .

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Product Description: The work of American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) aspired to be accessible and colloquial. Instead of looking to Europe for inspiration, as did some of his contemoraries, Frost aimed to develop an authentic voice, with the rhythms and vocabulary of everyday American speech.

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9780804717410 | Reissue edition (Stanford Univ Pr, May 1, 1990), cover price $72.50 | About this edition: The work of American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) aspired to be accessible and colloquial.

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9780804717427 | Reissue edition (Stanford Univ Pr, May 1, 1990), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The work of American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) aspired to be accessible and colloquial.

A collection of some of the best writing from Raritan, one of the most widely read quarterlies in America, features Pushcart and O'Henry award winning writers
By Richard Poirier (editor)

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9780813515045 | Rutgers Univ Pr, April 1, 1990, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: A collection of some of the best writing from Raritan, one of the most widely read quarterlies in America, features Pushcart and O'Henry award winning writers

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9780813515052 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 1, 1990, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A collection of some of the best writing from Raritan, one of the most widely read quarterlies in America, features Pushcart and O'Henry award winning writers

Examines the cultural and human value of literature, offering a new interpretation of Emersonian authors, from William James to Wallace Stevens

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9780394501406 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Examines the cultural and human value of literature, offering a new interpretation of Emersonian authors, from William James to Wallace Stevens

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9780300040869 | Yale Univ Pr, February 1, 1988, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Examines the cultural and human value of literature, offering a new interpretation of Emersonian authors, from William James to Wallace Stevens

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