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McSweeney's Book of Poets Picking Poets

McSweeney's Book of Poets Picking Poets

by Dominic Luxford
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932416811

ISBN-13: 2901932416816

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: McSweeney's Publishing

The first McSweeney's foray into contemporary poetry brings together 100 poems by 50 poets in ten poet-chains, and making the publisher wonder why it waited so long to try this. How it works: Ten poets choose a poem of their own and a poem by another poet, who then does the same, and so on unto the fifth generation. Thus D. C. Berman leads to Charles

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The first McSweeney's foray into contemporary poetry brings together 100 poems by 50 poets in ten poet-chains, and making the publisher wonder why it waited so long to try this. How it works: Ten poets choose a poem of their own and a poem by another poet, who then does the same, and so on unto the fifth generation. Thus D. C. Berman leads to Charles Simic by way of James Tate, and other chains run through Mary Karr, Denis Johnson, C. D. Wright, Michael Ondaatje, John Ashbery, Mark Doty, C. K. Wright, Dean Young, Yusef Komunyakaa, and dozens more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901932416816
Publisher:
McSweeney's Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213

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