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A perfect alternative to massive poetry anthologies, this brief, affordable collection of over 250 poems provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the study of poetry. Authors new to this collection, including Amy Gerstler (named by the "Los Angeles Times "as "one of the best poets in the nation"), and award winners Rebecca Foust and Craig Arnold, provide ample ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published January 26th 2011 by Longman Publishing Group (first published 1993)
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This was actually my first introduction to poetry -- I pulled it off my dad's shelf in middle school and read it cover to cover. It allowed me to pinpoint exactly which poets and eras of poetry I connected with and investigate them in more detail.
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R.S. Gwynn, known as a "new formalist" poet, received a BA from Davidson College, where he twice won the Vereen Bell Award for Creative Writing, and he earned both an MA and an MFA from the University of Arkansas, where he won the John Gould Fletcher Award for Poetry. Gwynn has also won the Michael Braude Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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