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Modern American Poets free pdf This work provides a collection of American poetry from the 20th century. It combines the works of major poets and less well-known ones, whilst the introduction provides an overview of reading poetry and involvement with annotation. It can by used as part of the Annenberg-funded telecourse. The poetry itself features in parts two and three. Part two - "Major Voices and Visions" features 13 well-known poets, and part three - "Other Voices and Visions" offers poems from the featured poets' contemporaries and their poetic heirs. Poets featured in this book include: Whitman, Dickinson, Frost, Pound, Hughes, and Plath. 12 new women poets and more ethnic poets are also included in this edition.

About Robert J. DiYanni

Robert DiYanni is Professor of English at Pace University, Pleasantville, New York, where he teaches courses in literature, writing, and humanities. He has also taught at Queens College of the City University of New York, at New York University in the Graduate Rhetoric Program, and most recently in the Expository Writing Program at Harvard University. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University (1968) and his Ph.D. from the City University of New York (1976). Robert DiYanni has written articles and reviews on various aspects of literature, composition, and pedagogy. His books include Literature: Reading, Fiction, Poetry, Drama and the Essay- The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry- Women's Voices- Like Season'd Timber: New Essays on George Herbert- and Modern American Poets: Their Voices and Visions (a text to accompany the Annenberg-funded telecourse, Voices and Visions). With Kraft Rompf, he edited The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry, (1993) and The McGraw-Hill Book of Fiction (1995). With Pat Hoy, he edited Encounters: Readings for Inquiry and Argument (1997).

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Author : Robert J. DiYanni
Publisher : McGraw Hill Higher Education
Data Published : 01 November 1993
ISBN : 0070169578
EAN : 9780070169579
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 848 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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