Frustrated by poetry collections that give you too little information about the poems or too much?
Most anthologies raise one of two problems for the casual or occasional poetry reader: They have no commentary, now matter how inscrutable their poems may be to anyone who doesn’t have a graduate degree in English, or they are textbooks that are too high-priced or have commentary that is too academic for nonscholars.
Wouldn’t you love to find an anthology with well-chosen poems that have smart, brief introductions in an inexpensive paperback format? You’ll read about one next week on One-Minute Book Reviews. To avoid avoid missing this review, please bookmark this site or subscribe to the RSS Feed.
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