The Oxford Book Of American Verse (1950) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Buy Used
$7.95
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: *First Edition* Ships direct from Amazon! Qualifies for Prime Shipping and FREE standard shipping for orders over $35. Overnight, 2 day, and international shipping available! This book is used and in acceptable condition.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Oxford Book of American Verse Hardcover – December 31, 1950


See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$67.26 $0.01
Paperback
"Please retry"
$20.69
Unknown Binding
"Please retry"
$20.00

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 and up
  • Hardcover: 1184 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; First Edition edition (December 31, 1950)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195000498
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195000498
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.4 x 7.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,269,321 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author


About the Author:
F. O. Matthiessen was a Californian by birth but grew up in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and New York. Educated both here and abroad, he started teaching in 1927, first at Yale and then at Harvard, where he was Professor of History and Literature. He made the field of American poetry one of his major interests and wrote critical estimates of Emerson, Poe, Eliot, and other contemporary poets. He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and a Senior Fellow of the Kenyon School of English.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Renee Thorpe on June 11, 2000
Format: Hardcover
Goes up to the middle of the 20th C. (Has Sandburg and Stevens but not Ginsburg and Giovanni).
A nice volume that I refer to often, packs a thousand pages and fits in my hand. Nicely portable for so much text. Organized in chronological order of poets' dates of birth.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?