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Contemporary poets

Contemporary poets

a National Portrait Gallery exhibition

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Published by National Portrait Gallery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementportraits by Peter Edwards.
ContributionsEdwards, Peter., National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17322854M

Originally published in under title: Contemporary poets of the English language. Description: xvii, pages ; 25 cm: Series Title: Contemporary writers of the English language. Responsibility: with a pref. by C. Day Lewis ; . by Morgan Harper Nichols. Original price was $ You Save 7%. Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 7%. Available Online. Also available as: NOOK Book, See All. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! I Find You in the Darkness: Poems (08/14/) Original price was $ You Save 63%.

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  The Best Poetry Books of By David Orr. Dec. 23, ; The poetry books published in a given calendar year usually take up about 18 cubic feet of space, and would thus fit comfortably into. Stephanie Burt on Contemporary American Poetry. As distinctions between traditional and avant-garde, central and marginal dissolve, poet and critic Stephanie Burt discusses some of America’s most exciting contemporary poets, who are speaking to and from diverse experiences and backgrounds – sometimes with a disco beat. Interview by Thea Lenarduzzi.


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Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets Under 25 by Naomi Shihab Nye: This lively collection by young contemporary writers is rooted in the strong, emotional particulars of family, friendship, childhood memories, school, dislocation, war, and more; interestingly, there is almost no talk of sex or romance.

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