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.
author: Dana Gioia David Mason Meg Schoerke ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072414723 binding: Paperback list price: $273.54 USD amazon price: $273.54
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.
author: Dana Gioia David Mason Meg Schoerke ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072400196 binding: Paperback list price: $131.38 USD amazon price: $70.06 USD
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.
author: David Mason Professor John Frederick Nims ASIN or ISBN-10: 0072819596 binding: Paperback list price: $264.09 USD amazon price: $123.81 USD
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.
author: David Mason ASIN or ISBN-10: 158654036X binding: Paperback list price: $14.00 USD amazon price: $14.00 USD