Great American Prose Poems

Great American Prose Poems

A prose poem is a poem written in prose rather than verse. But what does that really mean? Is it an indefinable hybrid? An anomaly in the history of poetry? Are the very words "prose poem" an oxymoron? This groundbreaking anthology edited by celebrated poet David Lehman, editor of The Best American Poetry series, traces the form in all its dazzling variety from Poe and Emerson to Auden and Ashbery and on, right up to the present.

In his brilliant and lucid introduction,… (more)

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Publisher: Scribner (March 25, 2003)

Collection: Scribner

Parent ISBN: 9780743243506

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Language: English

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