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06. Roger S. Gilbert, ed., English, (with David Burak)

Roger GilbertConsidering the Radiance: Essays on the Poetry of A. R. Ammons (Norton, 2005). Harold Bloom said of A. R. Ammons, Cornell professor of English from 1964 to 2001, “No contemporary poet in America is likelier to become a classic than A. R. Ammons.” Ammons won nearly every major prize for poetry in the United States, including two National Book Awards. In this collection of essays, 22 authors explore every phase of Ammons’ work from the beginning in the 1950s to the late masterpieces, “Garbage” and “Glare.” Contributors include John Ashbery, Harold Bloom, Alice Fulton, Roald Hoffmann, Kenneth McClane, James McConkey, and Helen Vendler.

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