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Sherod Santos
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Baker, David, “The Push on Reading,” in Heresy and the Ideal: On Contemporary Poetry, University of Arkansas Press, 2000.

In his examination of academic poetry, Baker links Santos to his fellow poets Jorie Graham, Carol Muske-Dukes, and A. R. Ammons.

Berg, Steven L., and Paul S. Shoup, The War in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention, M. E. Sharpe, 2000.

When Santos mentions the shelling of Tuzla, he is alluding to the frightening moral complexity of the world in the era before September 11, 2001. This book explores the war in detail, explaining the realities of a conflict that most Americans became aware of only periodically through scattered news reports.

Paley, Morton D., Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry, Oxford University Press, 2000.

Santos's style has been described as neo-Romantic. Paley writes about poets who preceded Santos by hundreds of years, but his points are relevant about the expectations...

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