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Garnet Poems
An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry Since 1776
Dennis Barone, ed.; Dick Allen, fwd.




The Driftless Connecticut Series
Garnet Books
Wesleyan
2012 • 296 pp. 7 1/4 x 10 1/4"
Poetry


$28.95 Hardcover, 978-0-8195-7309-4

$22.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-7310-0

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Landmark collection illuminates the state through the work of its most prominent poets

Connecticut may be a small state, but it is large indeed in its contribution to the nation’s literature. Garnet Poems features forty-two poets whose work has a strong connection to Connecticut. The first major anthology of Connecticut poetry to appear since the mid-nineteenth century, it includes the work of such notable poets as Wallace Stevens, Lydia Sigourney, Mark Van Doren, Richard Wilbur,
Susan Howe, and Elizabeth Alexander. Distinguished writer-scholar Dennis Barone has supplemented the poems with an editor’s preface, notes that illuminate the poet’s (or poem's) relation to the state, and informative biographies. The book also features a foreword by Dick Allen, the current Connecticut state poet laureate.

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DENNIS BARONE is a professor of English at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut, author of fourteen books, and editor of seven, including New Hungers for Old: One-Hundred Years of Italian-American Poetry. DICK ALLEN is a retired professor and director of creative writing at the University of Bridgeport.

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A Driftless Connecticut Series Book
This book is a 2012 selection in The Driftless Connecticut Series,
for an outstanding book in any field on a Connecticut topic
or written by a Connecticut author.
The Driftless Connecticut Series is funded by the
Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund
at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
For more information and a complete list of books in The Driftless Connecticut Series,
please visit us online at http://www.wesleyan.edu/wespress/driftless.


National Endowment for the Arts
This project is supported in part by an award from the
National Endowment for the Arts


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