Kennedy/Gioia’s An Introduction to Poetry, 13th edition continues to inspire students with a wealthy selection of poems and engaging insights on reading, analyzing, and writing about poetry. The authors of this bestselling book are the recipients of many prestigious poetry awards. Features new to this edition come with:
Exclusive conversation between Dana Gioia and U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, offer students an insider’s look into the significance of literature and reading within the lifetime of this poet.
More than 50 new selections—from a ravishing range of poets including Kevin Young, Bettie Sellers, Mary Oliver, David Lehman, Constantine Cavafy, Rainer Maria Rilke, Anne Stevenson, James Weldon Johnson, Alice Fulton, Jimmy Baca, Rita Dove, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Lorine Niedecker, among others. New 2009 MLA guidelines—provides students the up to date source citation guidelines from the brand new 7th edition of the MLA Handbook and contains these in all sample student papers.