The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry - Mona Van Duyn, Howard Moss, James Dickey, Anthony Hecht, and James Schuyler Summary & Analysis

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Mona Van Duyn, Howard Moss, James Dickey, Anthony Hecht, and James Schuyler Summary

Mona Van Duyn taught at Washington University in St. Louis, and she and her husband edited "Perspective." She has won several awards and was named poet laureate in 1992. She reveals her views of love and art in a a realistic nature in her poetry. Her poems often begin with a pure vision and end much darker and more human. The poems included in her section are "Homework," "Into Mexico," "The Twins," "A View," and "The Stream."

Howard Moss is a poet from New York city; he is both cynical and witty. He is most known for his work as poetry editor of The New Yorker. His work speaks about reality, but in a unique and new way. His works darkened over...

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