The Best American Poetry 2001

The Best American Poetry 2001

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The Best American Poetry series returns with a volume that is sure to dazzle seasoned fans and newcomers alike. Guest editor Robert Hass, a former Poet Laureate and a central figure in the poetry world, brings his passionate intelligence to The Best American Poetry 2001. In his engaging introduction, Hass writes that after sifting through dozens of literary magazines, he "found that there were large numbers of poems that gave me pleasure, seemed to have inventive force, or intellectual passion or surprise." The works he selected are diverse in every way with only their excellence in common. With comments from the poets illuminating their work, and series editor David Lehman's always entertaining foreword assessing the current state of the art, The Best American Poetry 2001 presents the richness and originality of this exciting moment in the history of American poetry.
Publisher: New York : Toronto : Simon & Schuster, c2001
ISBN: 9780743203845
ISSN: 1040-5763
Branch Call Number: 811.008/BES 4565 2
Additional Contributors: Hejinian, Lyn 1941-
Hecht, Anthony 1923-
Hall, Donald 1928-
Grossman, Allen 1932-
Gregg, Linda 1942-
Gregerson, Linda 1950-
Graham, Jorie 1950-
Gomez, Jewelle 1948-
Glück, Louise 1943-
Galvin, James 1951-
Lehman, David 1948-
Hass, Robert 1941-
Feldman, Alan 1945-
England, Amy 1962-
Ellis, Thomas Sayers 1963-
Edgar, Christopher 1961-
Doyle, R. Erica 1968-
Davis, Lydia 1947-
Creeley, Robert 1926-
Collins, Billy 1941-
Clover, Joshua 1962-
Carson, Anne 1950-
Calil, Amina 1970-
Busch, Trent 1937-
Burkard, Michael 1947-
Brown, Lee Ann 1963-
Bly, Robert 1926-
Bishop, Elizabeth 1911-1979
Bedient, Cal 1935-
Bang, Mary Jo 1946-
Ball, Angela 1952-
Ashbery, John 1927-
Armantrout, Rae
Andrews, Nin 1958-
Zucker, Rachel 1971-
Young, Dean 1955-
Bernard, Welt 1952-
Tate, James 1943-
Stewart, Susan 1952-
Szporluk, Larissa 1967-
Simic, Charles 1938-
Schuyler, James 1923-
Ruefle, Mary 1952-
Rose, Rachel 1970-
Richardson, James 1950-
Rich, Adrienne 1929-2012
Rankine, Claudine 1963-
Pinsky, Robert
Phillips, Carl 1959-
Perillo, Lucia
Peck, John 1941-
Palmer, Michael 1942-2013
Paley, Grace 1922-
Olds, Sharon 1942-
Notley, Alice 1945-
Muske-Dukes, Carol 1945-
Mullen, Harrette
McHugh, Heather 1948-
McElroy, Colleen J.
Manguso, Sarah 1974-
Levine, Mark 1965-
Komunyakaa, Yusef 1947-
Koethe, John 1945-
Kocot, Noelle 1969-
Koch, Kenneth 1925-
Kizer, Carolyn 1925-
Kirby, David 1944-
Kinnell, Galway 1927-
Kaufman, Shirley 1923-
Davis, Olena Kalytiak 1963-
Howe, Fanny 1940-
Howard, Richard 1929-
Hollander, John 1929-
Hirshfield, Jane 1953-
Hillman, Brenda 1951-
Alternative Title: In your version of heaven I am younger / Rachel Zucker
Sources of the Delaware / Dean Young
I stopped writing poetry / Bernard Welt
The diagnosis / James Tate
Meteor / Larissa Szporluk
Apple / Susan Stewart
Night picnic / Charles Simic
Along overgrown paths / James Schuyler
Furtherness / Mary Ruefle
What we heard about the Japanese and What the Japanese perhaps heard / Rachel Rose
Vectors : forty-five aphorisms and ten-second essays / James Richardson
Architect / Adrienne Rich
A short narrative of breasts and womb in service of plot entitled / Claudia Rankine
Jersey rain / Robert Pinsky
The clearing / Carl Phillips
The ghost shirt / Lucia Perillo
A metal denser than, and liquid / John Peck
Here / Grace Paley
The nature of things / Kathleen Ossip
His costume / Sharon Olds
Where leftover misery goes / Alice Notley
Our Kitty / Carol Muske Dukes
Music for homemade instruments / Harryette Mullen
My one / Heather McHugh
Mae West chats it up with Bessie Smith / Colleen J. McElroy
Tattoos / J. D. McClatchy
The rider / Sarah Manguso
Wedding day / Mark Levine
Seven deadly sins / Yusef Komunyakaa
Songs of the valley / John Koethe
Consolations before an affair, upper west side / Noelle Kocot
To world war two / Kenneth Koch
The ashes / Carolyn Kizer
Dear Derrida / David Kirby
The quick and the dead / Galway Kinnell
The Emporer of China / Shirley Kaufman
Sweet reader, flanneled and tulled / Olena Kalytiak Davis
Doubt / Fanny Howe
After 65 / Richard Howard
What lovers in the old songs thought / John Hollander
In praise of coldness / Jane Hirshfield
The formation of soils / Brenda Hillman
Nights / Lyn Hejinian
Sarabande on attaining the age of seventy-seven / Anthony Hecht
Her garden / Donald Hall
Enough rain for Agnes Walquist / Allen Grossman
The singers change, the music goes on / Linda Gregg
Waterborne / Linda Gregerson
Gulls / Jorie Graham
My chakabuku mama : a comic tale / Jewelle Gomez
Time / Louise Glück
Litte Dantesque / James Galvin
Contemprary American poetry / Alan Feldman
The art of the snake story / Amy England
T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M. / Thomas Sayers Ellis
The cloud of unknowing / Christopher Edgar
Ma Ramon / R. Erica Doyle
A mown lawn / Lydia Davis
En famille / Robert Creeley
Ceriserie / Joshua Clover
Snow Day / Billy Collins
Longing, a documentary / Anne Carson
Blouse of felt / Amina Calil
Heartland / Trent Busch
Notes about my face / Michael Burkard
Sonnet Around Stephanie / Lee Ann Brown
The French generals / Robert Bly
Vague poem / Elizabeth Bishop
When the gods put on meter / Cal Bedient
Crossed-over, fiend-snitched, e-ed out / Mary Jo Bang
Jazz / Angela Ball
Crossroads in the past / John Ashbery
The plan / Rae Armantrout
Notes for a Sermon on the Mount / Nin Andrews


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