Poetry of the American Renaissance: A Diverse Anthology from the Romantic Periodby Paul Kane (Editor), Mieke Bal
This anthology, the most comprehensive available in a single volume, brings together all of the major poets of the American Renaissance along with many lesser-known poets now being rediscovered. A critical introduction situated the poetry in its historical context, informative headnotes introduce each poet, and notes to the poems provide helpful explanations to unusual words and references. This anthology, for the first time, presents the brilliant poetic legacy of the American Renaissance in a convenient and accessible format.
By expanding and diversifying the canon usually associated with the American Renaissance, Paul Kane's remarkable collection offers new visions of nineteenth century American poetry, poetics, and literary culture.
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Paul Kane, a poet, teaches at Vassar College. He is the coeditor of the Library of America’s Ralph Waldo Emerson: Complete Poems and Translations,and editorof Poetry of the American Renaissance, published by Braziller.
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