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Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: October 2012
Seller ID: 451268
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Good
In Spoon River Anthology, the American poet Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950) created a series of compelling free-verse monologues in which former citizens of a mythical Midwestern town speak touchingly from the grave of the thwarted hopes and dream of their lives. First published in book form in 1915, the Anthology was the crowning achievement of Masters' career as a poet, and a work that would become a landmark of 20th-century American literature.
In these pages, no less than 214 individual voices are heard -- some in no more than a dozen moving lines. Alternately plaintive, ...