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The Poets Laureate Anthology

edited and with introductions by Elizabeth Hun Schmidt ; foreword by Billy Collins
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780393061819, 0393061817
Contents
  • 2010- and 1999-2000: W.S. Merwin
  • 2008-2010: Kay Ryan
  • 2007-2008: Charles Simic
  • 2006-2007: Donald Hall
  • 2004-2006: Ted Kooser
  • 2003-2004: Louise Glück
  • 2001-2003: Billy Collins
  • 2000-2001 and 1974-1976: Stanley Kunitz
  • 1997-2000: Robert Pinsky
  • 1995-1997: Robert Hass
  • 1993-1995: Rita Dove
  • 1992-1993: Mona Van Duyn
  • 1991-1992: Joseph Brodsky
  • 1990-1991: Mark Strand
  • 1988-1990 and 1963-1964: Howard Nemerov
  • 1987-1988: Richard Wilbur
  • 1986-1987 and 1944-1945: Robert Penn Warren
  • 1985-1986: Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 1984-1985: Robert Fitzgerald
  • 1982-1984: Anthony Hecht
  • 1981-1982: Maxine Kumin
  • 1978-1980: William Meredith
  • 1976-1978: Robert Hayden
  • 1973-1974: Daniel Hoffman
  • 1971-1973: Josephine Jacobsen
  • 1970-1971: William Stafford
  • 1968-1970: William Jay Smith
  • 1966-1968: James Dickey
  • 1965-1966: Stephen Spender
  • 1964-1965 and 1984-1985: Reed Whittemore
  • 1961-1963: Louis Untermeyer
  • 1959-1961: Richard Eberhart
  • 1958-1959: Robert Frost
  • 1956-1958: Randall Jarrell
  • 1952: William Carlos Williams
  • 1950-1952: Conrad Aiken
  • 1949-1950: Elizabeth Bishop
  • 1948-1949: Léonie Adams
  • 1947-1948: Robert Lowell
  • 1946-1947: Karl Shapiro
  • 1945-1946: Louise Bogan
  • 1943-1944: Allen Tate
  • 1937-1941: Joseph Auslander.
Description
liii, 762 p. : ports. ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • At head of title: In association with the Library of Congress.
  • Poems by each of the forty-three poets who have been named our nation's Poet Laureate since the post (originally called Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress) was established in 1937.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original tan boards with red backstrip; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2010/2011.
Technical Details
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