The Poetry of Our World: An International Anthology of Contemporary Poetry

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Here is a capacious and sparkling gathering of poems, an anthology that extends its reach from the English-speaking world to Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America. This unique volume includes such well-known figures as Pablo Neruda, Anna Akhmatova, Paul Celan, Seamus Heaney, Wole Soyinka, and Elizabeth Bishop but also offers the less familiar but equally welcome voices of Ugandan Okot p'Bitek, Indian A.K. Ramanujan, and the Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa. With insightful essays by such eminent scholars and poets as Helen Vendler, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Sven Birkerts, Carolyn Forche, and Bei Dao placing the selections from each region in their cultural, political, and literary contexts, The Poetry of Our World guides readers through the richest and most eclectic selection of world poetry available today."

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2001 Pages: 544 in Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Here is a capacious and sparkling gathering of poems. an anthology that extends its. Reach to Asia. Africa Europe and Latin America from the English-speaking world. This unique volume includes such well-known figures as Pablo Neruda. Anna Akhmatova. Paul Celan. Seamus Heaney. Wole Soyinka. and Elizabeth Bishop but also offers the less familiar but equally welcome voices of Ugandan Okot p'Bitek. Indian AK Ramanujan. and the Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa. With insightful essays by such eminent scholars and poets as Helen Vendler. Kwame Anthony Appiah. Sven Birkerts. Carolyn Forch. and Bei Dao placing the selections from each region in their cultural. political. and literary contexts ....

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Jeffery Paine is the author of Father India: Westerners Under the Spell of an Ancient Culture. He is contributing editor, and was for many years literary editor, of the Wilson Quarterly. Jeffery Paine lives in Washington, D.C.

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