david mason

Able Muse, Poetry, Prose & Art - Print Edition - Winter 2011

Rachel Wetzsteon

 

David Mason

David Mason was born in Bellingham, Washington in 1954. His books of poetry include The Buried Houses, The Country I Remember, Arrivals and the verse novel Ludlow.

The Poetry of Life: And the Life of Poetry

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Twentieth-Century American Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry

This comprehensive chronological anthology includes 58 essays on poetry by 53 poets. Starting with James Weldon Johnson and Robert Frost, the book offers diverse and often conflicting accounts of the nature and function of poetry. The collection includes rarely anthologized essays by Jack Spicer, Rhina Espaillat, Anne Stevenson, and Ron Silliman, as well as work by some of the finest younger critics in America, including William Logan, Alice Fulton, and Christian Wiman.

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David Mason
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Twentieth-Century American Poetry

With the end of the 1900s, the time has come for a thorough assessment of one hundred years of poetry - from the widely acclaimed to the subtly influential - and with an eye to the importance and meaning of poetry in America. Compiled by three poets and poetry scholars - including 2002 American Book Award Winner Dana Gioia - this anthology presents American poetry across the twentieth century from Stephen Crane to Kevin Young.

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David Mason
Meg Schoerke
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Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry

WESTERN WIND is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.

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Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism

Contributors include:Elizabeth AlexanderJulia AlvarezBruce BawerRafael CampoThomas M. DischFrederick FeirsteinDana GioiaEmily GrosholzRobert Samuel GwynnMarilyn HackerRachel HadasAndrew HudginsPaul LakeSydney LeaBrad LeithauserPhillis LevinCharles MartinMarilyn NelsonMolly PeacockWyatt PruntyMary Jo SalterTimothy Reid SteeleFrederick TurnerRachel WetzsteonGreg Williamson

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Arrivals

Arrivals is the third book of poetry by a master of New Formalism and New Narrative. Winner of the Nicholas Roerich Prize and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, Mason examines travel, arrival, home."Acrostic from Aegina"Anemones you brought back from the pathNod in a glass beside our rumpled bed.Now you are far away.

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