The Poets' Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm Fairy Tales

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Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Claudia Carlson
Story Line Press, 2003 - Poetry - 287 pages
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Writers and readers have long been inspired by the haunting wisdom and sheer imaginative power to be found in the fairy tales of the immortal Brothers Grimm. The editors have collected more than a hundred poems inspired by Grimm tales and written by our finest living poets. A brilliant and informative anthology, a teachable text.

Jeanne Marie Beaumont first book of poetry, "Placebo Effects," was selected by William Matthews for the National Poetry Series in 1997. She teaches at Rutgers University. Claudia Carlson works at Oxford University Press in New York. Her poems have appeared in "Heliotrope, Coracle, Space and Time, Fantastic Stories" and "NYCBigCityLit.comm"

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Those who know my literary tastes well will be shocked to learn that I have voluntarily read an entire book of 20th century poetry, most of which didn't even rhyme. However, anyone who knows my ... Read full review


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