American religious poems : an anthology / by Harold Bloom ; Harold Bloom and Jesse Zuba, editors
Book | Library of America | 2006

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Description
lvii, 685 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
The Bay Psalm Book -- Thomas Dudley -- Roger Williams -- Anne Bradstreet -- John Saffin -- Michael Wigglesworth -- Edward Taylor -- Benjamin Tompson -- Nicholas Noyes -- John Norton Jr. -- Cotton Mather -- Mather Byles -- William Billings -- Timothy Dwight -- Philip Freneau -- Phillis Wheatley -- John Leland -- Joel Barlow -- John Quincy Adams -- Richard Henry Dana Sr. -- Emma Hart Willard -- Lydia Huntley Sigourney -- William Cullen Bryant -- George Washington Doane -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- John Greenleaf Whittier -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Edmund Hamilton Sears -- Christopher Pearse Cranch -- Jones Very -- William Ellery Channing -- Henry David Thoreau -- Julia Ward Howe -- James Russell Lowell -- Herman Melville -- Walt Whitman -- Frederick Goddard Tuckerman -- Robert Lowry -- Emily Dickinson -- Helen Hunt Jackson -- Knowles Shaw -- Phillips Brooks -- Sanford F. Bennett -- William Dean Howells -- Sidney Lanier -- John Banister Tabb -- Emma Lazarus -- Edwin Markham -- Lizette Woodworth Reese -- Edith Wharton -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Edwin Arlington Robinson -- James Weldon Johnson -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Vincent O'Sullivan -- Trumbull Stickney -- Anna Hempstead Branch -- Robert Frost -- Ameen Rihani -- Carl Sandburg -- William Stanley Braithwaite -- Vachel Lindsay -- Wallace Stevens -- Kahlil Gibran -- William Carlos Williams -- Sara Teasdale -- H.D. -- Moyshe-Leyb Halpern -- Robinson Jeffers -- Marianne Moore -- Elinor Wylie -- T.S. Eliot -- H. Leivick -- John Crowe Ransom -- Conrad Aiken -- Mikhail Naimy -- Claude McKay -- Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Samuel Greenberg -- E.E. Cummings.
Charles Reznikoff -- Jean Toomer -- Jacob Glatshteyn -- Louise Bogen -- John Wheelwright -- Melvin B. Tolson -- Léonie Adams -- Hart Crane -- Thomas A. Dorsey -- Allen Tate -- Sterling A. Brown -- Laura Riding -- Langston Hughes -- Countee Cullen -- Carl Rakosi -- Richard Eberhart -- Louis Zukofsky -- Stanley Kunitz -- Kenneth Rexroth -- Robert Penn Warren -- W.H. Auden -- George Oppen -- Theodore Roethke -- James Agee -- Elizabeth Bishop -- William Everson -- Jean Garrigue -- Robert Hayden -- John Frederick Nims -- Muriel Rukeyser -- Delmore Schwartz -- Karl Shapiro -- May Swenson -- John Berryman -- David Ignatow -- Randall Jarrell -- William Stafford -- Thomas Merton -- Robert Lowell -- William Bronk -- Robert Duncan -- Amy Clampitt -- Howard Nemerov -- Richard Wilbur -- James Dickey -- Alan Dugan -- Anthony Hecht -- Richard Hugo -- Denise Levertov -- James Schuyler -- James Baldwin -- Edgar Bowers -- Jack Gilbert -- Carolyn Kizer -- Kenneth Koch -- Samuel Menashe -- Gerald Stern -- A.R. Ammons -- Robert Bly -- Allen Ginsberg -- James Merrill -- John Ashbery -- Galway Kinnell -- W.S. Merwin -- James Wright -- Donald Hall -- Samuel Hazo -- Philip Levine -- Cynthia Ozick -- Anne Sexton -- Joseph Awad -- Alvin Feinman -- John Hollander -- Gary Snyder -- Allen Grossman -- Sylvia Plath -- N. Scott Momaday -- Mark Strand -- James Applewhite -- Ronald Johnson -- Mary Oliver -- Grace Schulman -- Charles Wright -- Jay Wright -- Lucille Clifton -- C.K. Williams -- Michael S. Harper -- Charles Simic -- Frank Bidart -- Paul Mariani -- Robert Pinsky -- Simon J. Ortiz -- Alfred Corn -- Louise Glück -- Michael Palmer -- J.D. McClatchy -- Carol Muske-Dukes -- Vicki Hearne -- Linda Hogan -- Jane Kenyon -- Yusef Komunyakaa -- Geoffrey O'Brien -- Agha Shahid Ali -- Edward Hirsch -- James Richardson -- Arthur Sze -- Chase Twichell -- Bill Wadsworth -- Jorie Graham -- Joy Harjo -- Garrett Hongo -- Andrew Hudgins -- Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Chard DeNiord -- Rita Dove -- Mark Jarman -- Naomi Shihab Nye -- Alberto Ríos -- Alan Shapiro -- Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- Rosanna Warren -- Scott Cairns -- Louise Erdrich -- Thylias Moss -- John Burt -- Robert Vasquez -- Susan Wheeler -- April Bernard -- Lucie Brock-Broido -- Henri Cole -- Dionisio D. Martinez -- Joseph Harrison -- Li-Young Lee -- Esther Schor -- Carl Phillips -- Josephine Singer -- David Woo -- David Daniel -- Martha Serpas -- Khaled Mattawa -- Suji Kwock Kim -- Brett Foster -- American Indian songs and chants -- Spirituals and anonymous hymns.
Summary
An anthology of classic poetic works with religious and spiritual themes evaluates the influences of such movements as Puritanism, the Great Awakenings, and Transcendentalism, in a volume that discusses the works of such figures as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Added Author
Bloom, Harold.
Zuba, Jesse.
ISBN
193108274X alkaline paper
9781931082747 alkaline paper
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