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Pattiann Rogers, one of America's finest contemporary poets, has won a reputation for densely detailed, thickly textured poems describing the natural world and one's place in it that are informed by a broad knowledge of science. In the tradition of Emerson, Whitman, and A. R. Ammons, Rogers's wise and complex poems read like a series of witty but deeply felt explorations o ...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published May 25th 2004 by Penguin (Non-Classics)
(first published 1998)
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A study of characteristics of various generations coming of age in the U.S. in each decade of the 20th century from the 1920s through 2000. Also looks at each generation's relationship with their parents' generation and the generation that follows them. Very interesting study in spite of the generalizations.
interesting generation theory. Explains American generations in detail. We do not understand the generations before and after us not just because we are in different phases of life but because our experiences within those phases force us to respond differently to the same experiences.