100 Essential Modern Poems by Women

100 Essential Modern Poems by Women

By: Joseph Parisi (editor), Kathleen Welton (editor)Hardback

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Presents the masterpieces of fifty great women poets in the English language over the past 150 years. Like the widely praised 100 Essential Modern Poems, this accessible volume is filled with wisdom and insights to delight. Includes ideas about courage and endurance, life and death, faith and hope, and the continuing search for meaning, as well as the favorite subjects of love, marriage, family dynamics, and nature. Selected by Joseph Parisi, former longtime editor of Poetry magazine, with Kathleen Welton, the collection features such acclaimed poets as Emily Dickinson, Lucille Clifton, Maxine Kumin, Audre Lorde, Marianne Moore, Mary Oliver, Linda Pastan, Sylvia Plath, Kay Ryan, and May Swenson. Also includes many fine but forgotten poets and several contemporary poets who will surprise, stimulate, and amuse readers.

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About Author

Joseph Parisi is the former editor of Poetry magazine. His other books include 100 Essential Modern Poems and, with Stephen Young, The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002, and a two-volume history of Poetry magazine in letters, Dear Editor and Between the Lines. Kathleen Welton is a thirty-year veteran of the publishing industry and is a member of the Academy of American Poets and the Poetry Society of America. Born in Santa Monica, California, she studied at Stanford University. She is the editor of Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin. She has served as Director of Book Publishing for the American Bar Association as well as Publisher for IDG Books and Dearborn Trade. She lives in Chicago.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781566637411
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781566637411
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 1566637414

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