The New Anthology of American Poetry: Modernisms: 1900-1950

The New Anthology of American Poetry: Modernisms: 1900-1950

by Steven Gould Axelrod
     
 


Bringing together fifty years of exciting modernisms, The New Anthology of American Poetry includes over 600 poems by sixty-five American poets writing in the period between 1900 and 1950. The most recognized poets of the era, such as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot, H. D., Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Hart Crane,… See more details below

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Bringing together fifty years of exciting modernisms, The New Anthology of American Poetry includes over 600 poems by sixty-five American poets writing in the period between 1900 and 1950. The most recognized poets of the era, such as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, T. S. Eliot, H. D., Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Hart Crane, and Langston Hughes are represented, along with many other Harlem Renaissance poets, women poets, immigrant and working-class poets, imagists, and objectivists. It is also the first modernist anthology to include poems and songs from popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813531632
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
03/21/2005
Pages:
856
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.87(d)

Meet the Author


STEVEN GOULD AXELROD is a professor of English at the University of California at Riverside. He is the author of Robert Lowell: Life and Art and Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Words and the co-editor of books on Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams.

CAMILLE ROMAN is an associate professor of English, American studies, and Women's studies at Washington State University. She has published a dozen books on women and language, American music, and Elizabeth Bishop as well as essays on Robert Frost, Billie Holiday, Edna Millay, Amy Lowell, and Louise Bogan. She is a president-elect of the Robert Frost Society.

THOMAS TRAVISANO is a professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development and Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic and the co-editor of Gendered Modernisms: American Women Poets and Their Readers.

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Table of Contents


*DOES NOT INCLUDE POEM TITLES*

Preface
Acknowledgements

PART ONE: FRIET-GENERATION MODERNISMS
   Introduction
NATIVE-AMERICAN SONGS AAND POETRY
NATIVE-AMERICAN GHOST DANCE SONGS
SONGS OF DISPLACEMENT, MIGRATION, AND WORK I
JINSHAN GE/SONGS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN
HAWAIIAN PLANTATION WORK SONGS
JAPANESE IMMIGRANY POETRY
WILLA CATHER (1873-1947)
ALEXANDER POSEY (1873-1947)
LOLA RIDGE (1873-1941)
ROBERT FROST (1874-1963)
AMY LOWELL (1874-1925)
GERTRUDE STEIN (1874-1946)
TRUMBULL STICKNEY (1874-1904)
ALICE DUNBAR-NELSON (1875-1935)
YONE NOGUCHI (1875-1947)
AMEEN RIHANI (1876-1940)
LUIS LLORENS TORRES (1876-1944)
ADELAIDE CRAPSEY (1878-1914)
CARL SANDBURG (1878-1967)
VACHEL LINDSAY (1879-1931)
WALLACE STEVENS (1879-1955)
ANGELINA WELD GRIMKÉ (1880-1959)
GEORGINA DOUGLAS JOHNSON (ca. 1880-1966)
H. T. TSIANG [HSI-TSENG-CHIANG](1880-1971)
WITTER BYNNER (1881-1968)
JESSIE REDMON FAUSET (1862-1961)
MINA LOY (1882-1966)
ANNE SPENCER (1882-1975)
KAHLIL GIBRAN [JUBRAN KHALIL JUBRAN] (1883-1931)
JAMIL B. HOLWAY (1883-1946)
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883-1963)
SARAH TEASDALE (1884-1933)
EZRA POUND (1885-1972)
ELINOR WYLIE (1885-1928)
H. D. [HILDA DOOLITTLE] (1886-1961)
HAZEL HALL (1886-1924)
ROBINSON JEFFERS (1887-1962)
MARIANNE MOORE (1887-1972)
T.S. ELIOT (1888-1965)
JUN FUJITA (1888-1974)
JOHN CROWE RANSOM (1888-1974)
CONRAD AIKEN (1889-1973)
CLAUDE MCKAY (1889-1948)
MIKHAIL NAIMY (1889-1988)
ELIA ABU MADI [MADEY] (1890-1957)
ARCHIBALD MACLEISH (1892-1982)
EDNA ST VINCENT MILLAY (1892-1950)
DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967)
SALOMÓN DE LA SELVA (1893-1959)
E. E. CUMMINGS (1894-1962)
CHARLES REZNIKOFF (1894-1976)
GENEVIEVE TAGGARD (1894-1948)
JEAN TOOMER (1894-1967)
DADA
SONGS OF DISPLACEMENT, MIGRATIO, AND WORK II
CORRIDOS
ANGEL ISLAND POETRY
PARLOR SONGS AND BALLADS
WORLD WAR I-ERA SONGS

PART TWO: SECOND-GENERATION MODERNISMS
   Introduction
BLUES
JAZZ AND MUSICAL THEATER LYRICS
GOSPEL MUSIC
EVARISTO RIBERA CHEVREMONT (1896-1974)
LOUISE BOGAN (1897-1970)
MELVIN B. TOLSON (1898-1966)
HART CRANE (1899-1932)
WEN I-TO [WEN JIAHUA] (1899-1946)
ALLEN TATE (1899-1979)
YVOR WINTERS (1900-1968)
STERLING BROWN (1901-1989)
LAURA RIDING (1901-1991)
GWENDOLYN BENNETT (1902-1981)
ARNA BONTEMPS (1902-1973)
KENNETH FEARING (1902-1971)
LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967)
OGDEN NASH (1902-1971)
COUNTEE CULLEN (1903-1946)
LORINE NIEDECKER (1903-1970)
CARL RAKOSI (1903-2004)
RICHARD EBERHART (1904-PRESENT)
LOUIS (LITTLE COON) OLIVER (1904-1991)
LOUIS ZUKOFSKY (1904-1978)
CARMEN CELIA BELTRÁN (1905-2002)
STANLEY KUNITZ (1905-PRESENT)
KENNETH REXROTH (1905-1982)
ROBERT PENN WARREN (1905-1989)
WORLD WAR II INTERNMENT CAMP POETRY

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Index

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