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Essay Review: Six Poetry Anthologies


by Dave Iasevoli - June 13, 2006

The Best Poems of the English Language—from Chaucer to Frost.  Harold Bloom, ed.,  New York:  HarperCollins, 2004.  ISBN 0-06-054041-9.  972 pp. Break, Blow, Burn.  Camille Paglia.  New York:  Vintage, 2005.  ISBN 0-375-72539-3.  247 pp. 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century. Mark Strand, ed.  New York:  W.W. Norton, 2005.  ISBN 0-393-05894-8.  320 pp. The Oxford Book of American Poetry.  David Lehman, ed.  New York:  Oxford, 2006. ISBN 0-19-516251-X.  1,132 pp.   Poems to Read:  a New Favorite Poem Project Anthology.  Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz, eds.  New York:  W.W. Norton, 2002.  ISBN 0-393-01074-0.  352 pp. The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry.  Jay Parini, ed.  Boston:  Wadsworth, 2006.  ISBN 1-4130-0473-3.  1,712 pp. Over the past decade, the poetry sections in bookstores have expanded considerably, and now include an astonishing variety of anthologies, in addition to the slim and usually primmer volumes of individual poets’ works. In a recent stroll through three Barnes & Noble superstores’ poetry shelves, I... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: June 13, 2006
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  • Dave Iasevoli
    Teachers College
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    DAVE IASEVOLI, Ed.D., wrote his dissertation at Teachers College, Columbia University, on the teaching of poetry. He shall teach next year as a Fellow in Queens College, NYC, and continue his work with incarcerated students in Upstate prisons. His daughter just graduated from public high school.
 
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