American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse - Various, and Library of America, and Hollander, John, Professor (Editor)

Distinguished poet and critic John Hollander offers, for the first time ever, a buoyant guided tour of American light verse-a tradition he delightfully pursues from Ambrose Bierce's sardonic "The Devil's Dictionary" quatrains to the latter-day comic inventions of Edward Gorey, Kenneth Koch, and James Merrill. Along the way, "American Wits" gathers ... Read More

American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse 2003, Library of America, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781931082495

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