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Charles Altieri. The Art of Twentieth-Century American Poetry: Modernism and After. Blackwell Publishing. 2006. 245pp.

Elmer James Bailey. Religious Thought in the Greater American Poets. Books for Libraries Press. 1968. 258pp.

Glauco Cambon. The Inclusive Flame: Studies in Modern American Poetry. Indiana University Press. 1965. 248pp.

Bonnie Costello. Shifting Ground: Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry. Harvard University Press. 2003. 225pp.

L. S. Dembo. Conceptions of Reality in Modern American Poetry. University of California Press. 1966. 248pp.

William Doreski. The Modern Voice in American Poetry. University Press of Florida. 1995. 179pp.

William Drake. The First Wave: Women Poets in America, 1915-1945. Macmillan. 1987. 314pp.

Horace Gregory; Marya Zaturenska. A History of American Poetry, 1900-1940. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company. 1946. 524pp.

Jonathan Holden. The Old Formalism: Character in Contemporary American Poetry. University of Arkansas Press. 1999. 144pp.

Eric Homberger. The Art of the Real: Poetry in England and America Since 1939. Dent. 1977. 246pp.

Matthew G. Jenkins. Poetic Obligation: Ethics in Experimental American Poetry After 1945. University of Iowa Press. 2008. 282pp.

Walter B. Kalaidjian. The Edge of Modernism: American Poetry and the Traumatic Past. JHU Press. 2006. 239pp.

Walter B. Kalaidjian. Languages of Liberation: The Social Text in Contemporary American Poetry. Columbia University Press. 1989. 263pp.

Anthony Libby. Mythologies of Nothing: Mystical Death in American Poetry, 1940-70. University of Illinois Press. 1984. 225pp.

Jerome Mazzaro. Postmodern American Poetry. University of Illinois Press. 1980. 203pp.

Ralph J. Mills, Jr.. Cry of the Human: Essays on Contemporary American Poetry. University of Illinois Press. 1975. 275pp.

Charles Molesworth. The Fierce Embrace: A Study of Contemporary American Poetry. University of Missouri Press. 1979. 214pp.

Cary Nelson. Repression and Recovery: Modern American Poetry and the Politics of Cultural Memory, 1910-1945. University of Wisconsin Press. 1989. 336pp.

John Timberman Newcomb. Would Poetry Disappear? American Verse and the Crisis of Modernity. Ohio State University Press. 2004. 296pp.

Alicia Ostriker. Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women's Poetry in America. Beacon Press. 1986. 315pp.

Robert B. Shaw (editor). American Poetry Since 1960: Some Critical Perspectives. Carcanet Press. 1973. 220pp.

Stephen Stepanchev. American Poetry Since 1945: A Critical Survey. Harper & Row. 1965. 216pp.

Geoffrey Thurley. The American Moment: American Poetry in the Mid-Century. Edward Arnold. 1977. 249pp.

Jean Wagner. Translated by Kenneth Douglas. Black Poets of the United States: From Paul Laurence Dunbar to Langston Hughes. University of Illinois Press. 1973. 561pp.

Ronald Wallace. God be with the Clown: Humor in American Poetry. University of Missouri Press. 1984. 235pp.

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