Poetry of the American Renaissance (Paperback)

A Diverse Anthology from the Romantic Period

By Paul Kane (Editor)

George Braziller Inc., 9780807616192, 383pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/1/1995)

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Newly available, here is the most comprehensive poetry collection from the half-century between 1820 and 1870.

“Among anthologies, there is nothing comparable to Paul Kane’s Poetry of the American Renaissance.”—Harold Bloom

About the Author

Paul Kane is a poet and critic who has published six collections of poems and a dozen other books. He has received a Fulbright award, Guggenheim and NEA Fellowships and grants from the Mellon Foundation. He is general editor of The Braziller Series of Australian Poets, and is currently Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Vassar College. He lives in Warwick, New York.

Praise For Poetry of the American Renaissance: A Diverse Anthology from the Romantic Period

By expanding and diversifying the canon usually associated with the American Renaissance, Paul Kane's remarkable collection offers new visions of nineteenth century American poetry, poetics, and literary culture.

— William Rossi