|The purpose of such an anthology must always be to arouse an interest rather than to satisfy a curiosity. And if it brings its owners nearer the source, it will have fulfilled its prime function.|
Modern American Poetry
Edited by Louis Untermeyer
Modern American Poetry contains over 130 poems from American masters such as Ezra Pound, Sara Teasdale, Stephen Vincent Benét, Emily Dickinson, and many others.
NEW YORK: HARCOURT, BRACE & HOWE, 1919
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 1999