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The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry
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Allen Taylor
Oct 29, 2007 Allen Taylor rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: All poetry lovers
This is a fabulous book of poetry. Not the kind of poetry you're going to read in your high school English Lit class. This is real straight-from-the-gut poetry. But you'll recognize some of the names here - Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and other famous poets. But most of the poets here are real wild and not your straight-laced academics. My only criticism is that it is heavily weighted toward Beat poetry, probably a little too much, but the poetry it includes (most of it) is well worth the read. Hu ...more
Kate Buck
The essential book for poetry addicts.
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