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This new collection of Sandburg’s finest and most representative poetry draws on all of his previous volumes and includes four unpublished poems about Lincoln. The Hendricks’ comprehensive introduction discusses how Sandburg’s life and beliefs colored his work and why it continues to resonate so deeply with americans today. Edited and with an Introduction by George and Willene Hendrick.
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This new collection of Sandburg’s finest and most representative poetry draws on all of his previous volumes and includes four unpublished poems about Lincoln. The Hendricks’ comprehensive introduction discusses how Sandburg’s life and beliefs colored his work and why it continues to resonate so deeply with americans today. Edited and with an Introduction by George and Willene Hendrick.
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A critical study of race relations in the US uniquely voicing both white and black perspectives and seeking a coherent theory of why Americans think the way they do. Kinder (political science and psychology, U. of Michigan) and Sanders (political science, U. of Chicago) present evidence that racial resentment fuels white opinion toward political issues such as welfare, and that much of this fire is fanned by self-interest, group identity, and ideological principles. In conclusion, they discuss how race functions in the presidential election process, and the role political elites play in shaping opinion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Nearly 100 of Sandburg's best & most representative poems in one volume, including "Fog," "Cool Tombs," "The Harbor," ~"I Am the People, the Mob," "Crimson Rambler," "Jabberers," & "Chamfort."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780156003964
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 324
  • Sales rank: 718,892
  • Product dimensions: 8.78 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

CARL SANDBURG (1878–1967) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and again in 1951 for Complete Poems. Before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist. Among his classics are the Rootabaga Stories, which he wrote for his young daughters at the beginning of his long and distinguished literary career.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2000

    great poems

    Sandburg was a superb poet. he speaks in such a raw voice, that the poems cannot help but to reach out and touch you, whether he writes about love, injustice, protest, war, chicago or any other subject.

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