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Whitman, Dickinson, and Melville occupy the heart of this anthology of approximately 300 poems, spanning the process the century, from Joel Barlow to Edwin Arlington Robinson, when it comes to Bryant, Emerson, Longfellow, Whittier, Poe, Holmes, Jones Very, Thoreau, Lowell, and Lanier.

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