American prose

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Published by Macmillan in London .

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Statementselected and edited by Guy Boas.
SeriesScholar"s library
ContributionsBoas, Guy.
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InAlter paid homage to the enormous influence of the King James Bible on American Protestants, and ex-Protestants, in his densely packed and elegantly written short book Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible (Princeton University Press, ).Cited by: "Excellent the only critical book on prose poetry that not only provides a historical background for the prose poem in English, but also focuses on contemporary American prose poets."--Peter Johnson, Providence College The American prose poem has a rich history marked by /5.

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She is a Visiting Professor of Literature at Bard College, and was formerly president of PEN American CenterBorn: April 1, (age 72), Brooklyn, New York City.

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He founded The Best American Poetry series in and continues to serve as general editor of this prestigious anthology. He also edited Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present and co-edited The KGB Bar Book of Poems, based on the reading series he directed with Star Black in New York's East Village.

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