The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry

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The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry is an anthology of two volumes edited by Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann (1918-1987), and Robert O’Clair.

The anthology is large, with 1,100 pages in each of the two volumes. Volume I, about modern poetry, and Volume II, contemporary poetry. Essays on poetics are included in each volume.[1]

Published by W.W. Norton & Co., the anthology has gone through three editions, the latest published in 2003.[1]

The three editors are academics or former academics: Jahan Ramazani is at the University of Virginia; Richard Ellmann, late of Oxford University and Emory University; Robert O’Clair, late of Manhattanville College.[1]

Volume I: Modern Poetry[edit]

These poets are represented in the volume (listed chronologically by birth date, as in the book):[2]

Prose on poetics[edit]

Volume II: Contemporary Poetry[edit]

These poets have work in the volume (listed chronologically by birth date, as in the book):[3]

Prose on poetics[edit]

Additional information[edit]

ISBN numbers, 2003 edition

See also[edit]

Modern and contemporary poetry anthologies
United Kingdom
United States

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c [1] Web page titled "Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry" at the W.W. Norton & Company Web site, accessed January 22, 2007
  2. ^ [2] Contents, Noroton Anthology of Modern Poetry, third edition, 2003, as posted in a PDF file at W.W. Norton & Company Web site
  3. ^ [3] Contents, Noroton Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, third edition, 2003, as posted in a PDF file at W.W. Norton & Company Web site

External links[edit]

  • [4] Information about the volumes at the W.W. Norton & Company Web site