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Modern American Poetry—"Echoes and Shadows"

Series: Poetry Rocks!

By Sheila Griffin Llanas

This collection of poetry features thirteen American poets who lived in the first half of the twentieth century. Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Carl Sandburg, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, H.D., Marianne Moore, T. S. Eliot, Edna St. Vincent Millay, E. E. Cummings, and Louise Bogan are featured. Includes biographical information, historical background, poetry analysis, and several poems by each writer to introduce readers to a range of poems from this exciting era.

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Reviews

"This is an inviting and accessible introduction to some notable poets for middle school and high school, and it will lead students to look for their other works."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, January 2010

"The texts are clear and informative. Analysis is particularly engaging, making the books useful for drawing high school students into the study of poetry."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2010

"The writing is conversational but intelligent . . . These books would be great supplemental texts for teachers in grades eight through twelve who teach poetry . . ."

VOYA, February 2010

"This series offers a comprehensive overview of literary periods . . . These titles will find the most use with teachers looking to guide literary studies."

School Library Journal, Fall 2009

"Literature classes will make good use of the selections in this book and the series, as well."

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