Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Book - 1996
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This new collection of Sandburg's finest and most representative poetry draws on all of his previous volumes and includes four unpublished poems about Lincoln. The Hendricks' comprehensive introduction discusses how Sandburg's life and beliefs colored his work and why it continues to resonate so deeply with americans today. Edited and with an Introduction by George and Willene Hendrick.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, 1996.
ISBN: 9780156003964
0156003961
Branch Call Number: 811 SAN
Characteristics: xxix, 285 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hendrick, George
Hendrick, Willene 1928-

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JackPurcell
May 21, 2015

When the literati decided back in the 1960s that Carl Sandburg wasn't actually up to snuff as a great US poet they did those who enjoy good poetry a terrible disservice. Because, after all, who wants to get caught reading a poet who's been labelled trivial by academians who couldn't make a pimple on his backside and whom history has proven almost completely wrong in all their pronouncements involving contemporary greatness. Sandburg will resurface when poetry re-emerges.

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