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Collected Poems

by Robert Hayden

Paperback, 221 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $18.95 |


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Edited by Frederick Glaysher, this volume collects the work of one of the most important African-American poets of the twentieth century. Robert Hayden's poems which contemplate the black experience and deal with such themes as dreams, mortality, nature, travel, and memory.


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Robert Bly, pictured here in 1980, is known as the chief proponent of the Men's Movement of the 1990s. But in the poetry world, he's known for emotionally charged work about nature, the Vietnam War and personal unburdening. Alan Gilbert Purcell/Fairfax Media via Getty Images hide caption

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The Poet Of Minnesota, Vietnam And Mythical Men

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