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The Best American Poetry 1993

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- Collections,
  • American poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouise Glück, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.
    GenreCollections.
    SeriesBest American Poetry
    ContributionsGlück, Louise, 1943-, Lehman, David, 1948-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23095066M
    ISBN 100684195097
    OCLC/WorldCa29122464

    The book was well-reviewed but sold modestly when it was first published—around 5, copies—but when the film came out init became a cult phenomenon, particularly among young white men, and sales of the book skyrocketed. After a drunken orgy, said one report. Hollander has a large vision at work in these highly original volumes of verse. Rich embraces both the bilingual and the long poem, but what is truly startling is how little these poets say of joy and how much of suffering. It is noteworthy that he, as a poetic figure, has so much bile and vitriol to offer to a single year's selections obviously, because he is the standard bearer for the status quo.

    Without passing critical judgment, he allows the reader to savor not only the geniuses but also the second-rank writers of the era. Rich embraces both the bilingual and the long poem, but what is truly startling is how little these poets say of joy and how much of suffering. If ever you hear that a writer has a cult following, pause to remind yourself what a cult actually is and how cults usually end. Harold Bloom despised this one edition to an unreasonable degree.

    It was a huge bestseller, selling upwards of 15 million copies, which is astounding for a short story collection, and won both the Pulitzer making Lahiri the first person of South Asian descent to win an individual Pulitzer Prize and the PEN Award. However, I am rather in the minority. Those who survived remained palsied for the rest of their days. As a series, fits and starts but better by a longshot than other anthologies, particularly the canonized doctrinaire poet's corner of the modernist variety and ilk. The collection is singular in its alloy of rarities. Reviewing the work for the New Leader, Phoebe Pettingell remarked, "I would guess from the evidence of Blue Wine that John Hollander is now at the crossroads of his own midlife journey, picking out a new direction to follow.


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The Best American Poetry 1995