The Body Electric
America's Best Poetry from the American Poetry Review
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Body Electric by Stephen Berg
Book DescriptionA breathtaking, incomparable overview of American poetry at the turn of the millennium, from experimental language poetry to traditional formal verse, with all the vital, monumental stops between, The Body Electric captures the spirit of contemporary American poetry. Among the 180 poets included in this collection are Ai, John Ashbery, John Berryman, Charles Bukowski, Lucille Clifton, Carolyn Forche, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Hass, Seamus Heaney, Kenneth Koch, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Derek Walcott, plus a generous array of exciting new poets from recent years. The breadth and innovation of American poetry as well as the shifting styles and tastes of over a quarter of a century are represented in this volume. No other anthology gives such a complete and wide-ranging representation of American poetry today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393321708
(236mm x 145mm x 38mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 3-May-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Stephen Berg
Stephen Berg is the founder of The American Poetry Review. He lives in Philadelphia. David Bonanno has been an editor at APR since 1973. Arthur Vogelsang has been an editor at APR since 1973.
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