Franklin

50 modern American & British poets, 1920-1970. Edited, with a biographical and critical commentary, by Louis Untermeyer.

Author/Creator:
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Publication:
New York, McKay [1973]
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 358 pages 22 cm
Subjects:
American poetry -- 20th century.
English poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
American poetry.
English poetry.
Intellectual life
English-speaking countries
Local subjects:
formerly Guest House.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
Selected works by such diverse poets as Frost, E.E. Cummings, Ginsberg, and Leroi Jones reflect the nature and variety of modern poetry.
Contents:
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)
Anna Wickham (1884-1947)
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Conrad Aiken (1889- )
Archibald MacLeish (1892- )
E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)
Hart Crane (1899-1932)
Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
Richard Eberhart (1904- )
Stanley Kunitz (1905- )
A.D. Hope (1907- )
W.H. Auden (1907- )
Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)
Stephen Spender (1909- )
Elizabeth Bishop (1911- )
Muriel Rukeyser (1913- )
Randall Jarrell (1914-1965)
John Berryman (1914-1972)
Barbara Howes (1914- )
Dylan Thomas (1914-1955)
John Malcolm Brinnin (1916- )
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917- )
Robert Lowell (1917- )
William Jay Smith (1918- )
May Swenson (1919- )
Richard Wilbur (1921- )
Mona van Duyn (1921- )
James Dickey (1923- )
Louis Simpson (1923- )
Anthony Hecht (1923- )
W.D. Snodgrass (1926- )
Allen Ginsberg (1926- )
W.S. Merwin (1927- )
Galway Kinnell (1927- )
John Ashbery (1927- )
James Wright (1927- )
Anne Sexton(1928- )
Thom Gunn(1929- )
Adrienne Rich (1929- )
Derek Walcott (1930- )
Ted Hughes (1930- )
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Wendell Berry (1934- )
Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) (1934- )
Jim Harrison (1939- )
Erica Jong (1942- ).
THE POETRY
Mending Wall
Silken Tent
Directive / Robert Frost (1874-1963)
Peter Quince at the Clavier
Poems of Our Climate
Of Modern Poetry / Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
Tract 13
Widow's Lament in Springtime
Yachts
These / William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)
Fired Pot
Self-Analysis
Meditation at Kew
Love Letter / Anna Wickham (1884-1947)
Portrait d'une Femme
Rest
Lake Isle / Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
Nevertheless
Mind is an Enchanting thing
Wood-Weasel / Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
Hollow Men
Chorus from "The Rock"
Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)
Letter from the Grass
Census-Takers / Conrad Aiken (1889- )
You, Andrew Marvell
End of the World
"Not Marble nor the Gilded Monuments," / Archibald MacLeish (1892- )
My father moved through dooms of love
now that, more nearest even than your fate / E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)
Voyages: II
Broken Tower / Hart Crane (1899-1932)
Young Gal's Blues
Madam and the Rent Man / Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
The Groundhog
If I Could Only Live at the Pitch That Is Near Madness
Man and Nature / Richard Eberhart (1904- )
War Against the Trees
The Portrait / Stanley Kunitz (1905- )
Imperial Adam
The Brides
Moschus Moschiferus / A.D. Hope (1907- )
; Musee des Beaux Arts
Unknown Citizen
In Memory of W.B. Yeats / W.H. Auden (1907- )
Cuttings
Cuttings (later)
Elegy for Jane
In a Dark Time / Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)
Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
Truly Great / Stephen Spender (1909- )
The Prodigal
Florida
The Armadillo / Elizabeth Bishop (1911- )
Effort at Speech Between Two People
Boy With His Hair Cut Short
Bringing / Muriel Rukeyser (1913- )
Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
90 North
Woman at the Washington Zoo / Randall Jarrell (1914-1965)
Dream Song-14
Sonnet-60 / John Berryman (1914-1972)
The Gallery
Talking to Animals / Barbara Howes (1914- )
Fern Hill
Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night / Dylan Thomas (1914-1955)
Nuns at Eve
The Ascension: 1925
Grave Mind I Loved
Skin Diving in the Virgins / John Malcolm Brinnin (1916- )
Rites for Cousin Vit
manicure
We Real Cool / Gwendolyn Brooks (1917- )
For the Union Dead
Skunk Hour
Man and Wife / Robert Lowell (1917- )
Rear Vision
Hull Bay, St. Thomas / William Jay Smith (1918- )
The Lightning
Trinity Churchyard, Spring
Sun
Thickening kMat / May Swenson (1919- )
Advice to a Prophet
Digging for China
The Writer / Richard Wilbur (1921- )
Sentimental Delusion
Annual and Perennial Problem
Homework / Mona van Duyn (1921- )
The Firebombing / James Dickey (1923- )
Things
After Midnight
Mashkin Hill / Louis Simpson (1923- )
Samuel Sewall
It Out-Herods herod. Pray You, Avoid It,
More Light! More Light! / Anthony Hecht (1923- )
April Inventory
Mementos, 1
What We Said / W.D. Snodgrass (1926- )
From Kaddish
Supermarket in California / Allen Ginsberg (1926- )
Drunk in the Furnace
Small Woman on Swallow Street
Western Country / W.S. Merwin (1927- )
The Bear
Vapor Trail Reflected in the Frog Pond / Galway Kinnell (1927- )
Some Trees
The Painter / John Ashbery (1927- )
A Blessing
Beginning
Mary Bly / James Wright (1927- )
You, Doctor Martin
Her Kind
To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph
Angel of Clean Sheets / Anne Sexton(1928- )
Black Jackets
The Monster / Thom Gunn(1929- )
Living in Sin
Planetarium / Adrienne Rich (1929- )
Letter from Brooklyn
Coral / Derek Walcott (1930- )
Her Husband
Pibroch / Ted Hughes (1930- )
The Applicant
Morning Song
Daddy / Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
My Great-Grandfather's Slaves
Dark With Power / Wendell Berry (1934- )
Leroy
For Hettie / Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) (1934- )
Drinking Song
Awake / Jim Harrison (1939- )
The Teacher
The Quarrel
Eggplant Epithalamion / Erica Jong (1942- ).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy is second printing, November 1974.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1973
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977. 50 modern American & British poets, 1920-1970.
OCLC:
600466
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