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Vital Signs

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The selections in this anthology represent the full range and vitality of contemporary American poetry—from minimalism to epic, from free verse to traditional form, from plain conversation to richly embroidered tapestry, form passionate political utterance to intense personal drama, from light verse to tough lyricism. Since 1950 university presses have published more than ...more
Hardcover, 592 pages
Published September 15th 1989 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published August 1st 1989)
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Mike
Jun 10, 2008 Mike rated it really liked it
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A very good collection of contemporary poetry. Wallace is a thoughtful editor and it tipped me off on several poets that I need to track down. Worth owning.
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Apr 07, 2010 Suzi rated it really liked it
Some really interesting poets including: Phillip Dacey, Ralph Burns, George Garrett, Steven Dunn, and many, many others
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