The Extraordinary Tide

By: Belieu, Erin

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A collection of nearly 400 poems by more than 100 different writers, "The Extraordinary Tide" synthesizes and celebrates an entire era of poetry by women in America. Long overdue, the anthology includes America's most recognized poets as well as those emerging as exciting new artists of contemporary verse.

Featuring recent work by poets as aesthetically diverse as Ai, Jane Kenyon, Ann Lauterbach, Carolyn Forch?, and Leslie Scalapino, the collection is the most complete map now available of a vastly underexplored landscape in American writing. Also included are poems by Julia Alvarez, Lucille Clifton, Alice Fulton, Tess Gallagher, Amy Gerstler, Jane Hirschfield, Heather McHugh, Alice Notley, Lucia Perillo, Marie Ponsot, Mary Jo Salter, Ellen Bryant Voigt, C. D. Wright, and many others.

"The delights of this anthology are in its plurality, its collection of such a rich and varied sampling of that tide flooding American shores." -- from the Foreword by Eleanor Wilner, author of "Otherwise" and "Sarah's Choice"

Title: The Extraordinary Tide

Author Name: Belieu, Erin

Categories: American,

Publisher: Columbia University Press:

ISBN Number: 0231119623

ISBN Number 13: 9780231119627

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0231119623Z2

Description: 0231119623 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear and edgewear with a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!