Cover

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pp. c-c

Title Page, Copyright Page

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pp. i-iv

Contents

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pp. v-xvi

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Preface

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pp. xvii-xx

From the beginning of this project I set out to compile an anthology that would be more than a mere survey of the Wesleyan University Press poetry program. I wanted the anthology to show how the Wesleyan program since 1959 helped to create fundamental changes not only in American poetry but also in the way poetry has been published. I felt this could...

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Introduction

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pp. xxi-xl

My first encounter with the Wesleyan Poetry program took place more than twenty years ago in Arizona at the main branch of the Phoenix Public Library. Books by James Dickey, James Wright, Louis Simpson, Robert Bly, David Ignatow, Philip Levine, and Donald Justice had already been well-used by the time I began taking them home, for two-week...

First Decade

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pp. 1-104

Second Decade

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pp. 105-150

Third Decade

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pp. 151-232

Fourth Decade

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pp. 233-262

Appendix: Wesleyan Poetry

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pp. 263-270

Copyrights

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pp. 271-274

Author Index

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pp. 275-278