EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand


  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century
  • Mark Strand
  • English
  • 09 June 2018
  • 9780393058949

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review 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB The Twentieth Century is intended as both a uniue compendium for the already well versed and as an engaging introduction for those new to the expansive world of poetry Alan Ginsberg's struggle What thoughts I have of you tonight Walt WhitmanIn my hungry fatigue and shopping for ima. It really should have been titled 100 Poems for Snobs Most of the poems deal with death And deal it to death in long drawn out mind numbing waysMark Strand said that the majority of the poets for this selection had to be born before 1927 I m not good at math but didn t the twentieth century go on for much longer than 1927As soon as I saw this book didn t have any e e cummings or Charles Bukowski I should have just immediately given it back to the library Very few of these poems moved me in any way except for yawning The best poem is one by Odgen Nash called Very Like a Whale which made fun of poets and their use and abuse of metaphor and simileThis is NOT the book to give someone to try to turn them on to poetry Poetry critics would like it However a poetry critic has different criteria for a poem than the average reader And the average reader is going to find this every off puttingGoing to avoid anything edited by Mark Strand from now on Might check out some 20th century Greek poets though Confessions of a Listmaniac The Life and Times of Layla the Ordinary really should have been titled 100 Poems for Snobs Most of the poems deal with death And deal it to death in long drawn out mind numbing waysMark Strand said that the majority of the poets for this selection had to be born before 1927 I m not good at math but didn t the twentieth century go on for much longer than 1927As soon as I saw this book didn t have any e e cummings or Charles Bukowski I should have just immediately given it back to the library Very few of these poems moved me in any way except for yawning The best poem is one by Odgen Nash called Very Like a Whale which made fun of poets and their use and abuse of metaphor and simileThis is NOT the book to give someone to try to turn them on to poetry Poetry critics would like it However a poetry critic has different criteria for a poem than the average The Penguin Food Guide to India reader And the average Witness in Death reader is going to find this every off puttingGoing to avoid anything edited by Mark Strand from now on Might check out some 20th century Greek poets though

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review 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB Accounting for the great range of style and content with which poets such as W H Auden Dylan Thomas Federico García Lorca Rainer Maria Rilke William Butler Yeats Pablo Neruda and Jorge Luis Borges responded to the changes and challenges of the twentieth century 100 Great Poems of. Poetry really isn t my thing but at least I tried

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review 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB Ges I went into the neon fruit supermarket dreaming of your enumerations is echoed by other remarkable poets in this international collection of exciting and moving poems that are alike not in their length or for their status as seminal texts but because they are impossible to forg. I think that it is really hard to make a good poetry anthology because poetry is so personal a single poem will strike a chord with one person while it makes no sense to another If this was the top 100 poems of the twentieth century then the twentieth century left something to be desired in my opinion However because I found one or two complete gems in the anthology that I will read over and over I gave it three stars


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  1. says: EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand summary ¹ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Strand summary 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century

    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand A very different personal and stimulating anthology of 20th century poetry One poem per author makes this a guide to great poets rather than poems The usual suspects known to English language poetry readers like me are here Yeats Eliot Pound Auden Stevens Williams etc; and also the most famous non English lang

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    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters summary 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century This was kind of meh The author has a bad case of American exceptionalism in the introduction he basically says I had to limit the number of Am

  3. says: EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand summary ¹ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters

    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Poetry really isn't my thing but at least I tried

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    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand summary 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century I love poetry and have a certain weakness for anthologies 100 Great Poems is a rather tall promise to make in the book's title and indeed the collection doesn't uite live up to that promise One strength of the collection is that it c

  5. says: summary ¹ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Strand EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters

    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters It really should have been titled 100 Poems for Snobs Most of the poems deal with death And deal it to death in long drawn out mind numbing waysMark Strand said that the majority of the poets for this selection had to be born before 1927 I'm not good at math but didn't the twentieth century go on for much longer

  6. says: summary ¹ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Strand EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters

    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand If a poetry anthology can be considered politically correct you've got your volumeand that is what was wrong with it in my opinion I went for this book because poet Mark Strand edited it He died recently and I had gone to the library to get books of his poetry which were not available When I describe what I perceive as flaws in this book it might not be the same for someone else Strand would chose a poet from sayRussia and then pick thei

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    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Strand explains at the beginning that he did not try to select the greatest poems nor to rank them but was trying to gath

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    EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters summary ¹ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Strand I think that it is really hard to make a good poetry anthology because poetry is so personal a single poem will strike a chord with one person while it makes no sense to another If this was the top 100 poems of the twentieth century then the twentieth century left something to be desired in my opinion However because I found one or

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    summary 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand I really liked the concept a poet sharing his favorite poems but was a little disappointed by Strand's choices which resulted in a pretty standard greats selection I'd read pretty much everyhting here before and most of them weren't my favorites even within the corpus of the individual poets represented

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    summary 100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century EBOOK READ (100 Great Poems of the Twentieth Century) Ö Mark Strand Mark Strand ✓ 3 characters I do really like anthologies yet overall this collection was okay I must mention there were a handful of exceptional poems that stood out among the mediocre and the painful to read Two I enjoyed were Hart Crane's My Grandmother's Lo

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