(100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand


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    (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand Read 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century A very different personal and stimulating anthology of 20th century poetry One poem per author makes this a guide to great poets rather than poems The usual suspects known to English language poetry readers like me are here Yeats Eliot Pound

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    (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand This was kind of meh The author has a bad case of American exceptionalism in the introduction he basically says I had to limit the number of American poems to 50% of the book because America has produced an astonishing number of excellent poets and I thought of course you think that; YOU'RE AMERICAN There were several poems I really

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    Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand Mark Strand Ú 7 Free download Poetry really isn't my thing but at least I tried

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    Mark Strand Ú 7 Free download (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand I love poetry and have a certain weakness for anthologies 100 Great Poems is a rather tall promise to make in the book's title and indeed the collection doesn't uite live up to that promise One strength of the collection is that it contains a nice range of poetry from around the world and not just English poets However the poems selected ar

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    Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand Mark Strand Ú 7 Free download Read 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century It really should have been titled 100 Poems for Snobs Most of the poems deal with death And deal it to death in long drawn out mind numbing waysMark Strand said that the majority of the poets for this selection had to be born before 1927 I'm not good at math but didn't the twentieth century go on for much longer than 1927?As soon as I saw this book didn't have any e e cummings or Charles Bukowski I should have just immed

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    Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand Mark Strand Ú 7 Free download Read 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century If a poetry anthology can be considered politically correct you've got your volumeand that is what was wrong with it in my opinion I went for this book because poet Mark Strand edited it He died recently and I had gone to the library to get books of his poetry which were not available When I describe what I perceive as flaws in t

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    (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand Strand explains at the beginning that he did not try to select the greatest poems nor to rank them but was trying to gather an international respresentation of great poetry written in the 20th century For each poet there was a biographic sketch in the Biographies section and I found that by reading the poet's biography fi

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    (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand I think that it is really hard to make a good poetry anthology because poetry is so personal a single poem will strike a chord with one person while it makes no sense to another If this was the top 100 poems of the twentieth century then the twentieth century left something to be desired in my opinion However because I found one or two complete gems in the anthology that I will read over and over I gave it three stars

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    Read 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand Mark Strand Ú 7 Free download I really liked the concept a poet sharing his favorite poems but was a little disappointed by Strand's choices which resulted in a pretty standard greats selection I'd read pretty much everyhting here before and most of them weren't my favorites even within the corpus of the individual poets represented

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    (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) PDF/EBOOK ´ Mark Strand I do really like anthologies yet overall this collection was okay I must mention there were a handful of exceptional poems that stood out among the mediocre and the painful to read Two I enjoyed were Hart Crane's My Grandmother's Love Letters and In The Waiting Room by Elizabeth Bishop just to name a couple off the top of my head

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100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Free read ¹ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB The Twentieth Century is intended as both a uniue compendium for the already well versed and as an engaging introduction for those new to the expansive world of poetry Alan Ginsberg's struggle What thoughts I have of you tonight Walt WhitmanIn my hungry fatigue and shopping for ima. I love poetry and have a certain weakness for anthologies 100 Great Poems is a rather tall promise to make in the book s title and indeed the collection doesn t uite live up to that promise One strength of the collection is that it contains a nice range of poetry from around the world and not just English poets However the poems selected are uneven some uite good some barely poetry at all and few that I would call greatI think the editor was trying to find lesser known poems and poets though some big names are included There s a very very heavy bias toward free form poetry which might be an indication of poetry trends in the 20th century or the editor s taste I m not sure whichI did find a few poems I really enjoyed in the anthology and I hadn t read a single poem from this anthology before so it certainly wasn t just the same usual setMy favorites includedThings I didn t Know I Loved by Nazim HikmetEncounter by Czeslaw MiloszVery Like A Whale by Ogden Nash for it s sheer cheekinessEin Leben by Dan PagisLullaby Moonlight Lingers by Robert Penn WarrenIn Memory of Eva Gore Booth and Con Markievicz by William YeatsSix out of 100 isn t a terribly great record which is why this anthology only gets three stars I do however appreciate the diversity of the work

Read & download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú Mark Strand100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century

100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Free read ¹ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ges I went into the neon fruit supermarket dreaming of your enumerations is echoed by other remarkable poets in this international collection of exciting and moving poems that are alike not in their length or for their status as seminal texts but because they are impossible to forg. Strand explains at the beginning that he did not try to select the greatest poems nor to rank them but was trying to gather an international respresentation of great poetry written in the 20th century For each poet there was a biographic sketch in the Biographies section and I found that by reading the poet s biography first I was better able to appreciate the poetry knowing something about the time and situation from which it arose Strand seemed to have a taste similar to mine in that those he selected were not too abstract and tended to have concrete meaning with subtle symbolic overtones This collection was added to my reading list after enjoying Strand s Blizzard of One in 2007

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100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Free read ¹ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Accounting for the great range of style and content with which poets such as W H Auden Dylan Thomas Federico García Lorca Rainer Maria Rilke William Butler Yeats Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges responded to the changes and challenges of the twentieth century 100 Great Poems of. This was kind of meh The author has a bad case of American exceptionalism in the introduction he basically says I had to limit the number of American poems to 50% of the book because America has produced an astonishing number of excellent poets and I thought of course you think that YOU RE AMERICAN There were several poems I really enjoyed several that made me think many that I thought were okay some that were utterly incomprehensible to me I did enjoy reading poems from different cultures on different events of the twentieth century

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century
  • Mark Strand
  • English
  • 19 November 2020
  • 9780393058949