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The Resource Poems of the American South, edited by David Biespiel

Poems of the American South, edited by David Biespiel

Label
Poems of the American South
Title
Poems of the American South
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Biespiel
Title variation
American South
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This one-of-a-kind collection of poems about the American South ranges over four centuries of its dramatic history. The arc of poetry of the South, from slave songs to Confederate hymns to Civil War ballads, from Reconstruction turmoil to the Agrarian movement to the dazzling poetry of the New South, is richly varied and historically vibrant. No other region of the United States has been as mythologized as the South, nor contained as many fascinating, beguiling, and sometimes infuriating contradictions. Poems of the American South includes poems both by Southerners and by famous observers of the South who hailed from elsewhere. These range from Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, and Francis Scott Key through Langston Hughes, Robert Penn Warren, Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop, James Dickey, and Donald Justice, and include a host of living poets as well: Wendell Berry, Rita Dove, Sandra Cisneros, Yusef Komunyakaa, Naomi Shihab Nye, C. D. Wright, Natasha Trethewey, and many more. Organized thematically, the anthology places poems from past centuries in fruitful dialogue with a diverse array of modern voices who are redefining the South with a verve that is reinvigorating American poetry as a whole. "--
  • "An anthology of poems about the American South from the past four centuries"--
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Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811.008/0975
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS551
LC item number
.P62 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Biespiel, David
Series statement
Everyman's library pocket poets
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Southern States
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
Label
Poems of the American South, edited by David Biespiel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780375712449
Lccn
2014016345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 2014016345
  • 1403570
Label
Poems of the American South, edited by David Biespiel
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780375712449
Lccn
2014016345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 2014016345
  • 1403570

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