The Best American Poetry 2006

The Best American Poetry 2006

The Best American Poetry 2006

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The Best American Poetry 2006, a volume in The Best American Poetry series, was edited by David Lehman (general editor), and poet Billy Collins, guest editor.

The volume received some negative reviews. Ray McDaniel in The Constant Critic wrote that "Collins’s introduction to the Best American Poetry 2006 is indisputably bullshit ... The problem, however, is not the bullshit itself, but the consequence of the bullshit for the poems unfortunate enough to meet Collins’s criteria, some of which are good, and don’t deserve to be esteemed by Collins, who has once more refused to give us any reason to believe he is something more than an idiot, halfway to an idiot's best guess at clever." . A review in the RATTLE by G. Tod Stone stated that "hat establishment-order literati like Lehman and Collins are succeeding in doing, more than anything else, is keeping American poetry from being the best."

On the other hand, and more positively, James Owens wrote in the Pedestal Review that "eaders who care about poetry need The Best American Poetry 2006. Get it. Read it. Just don’t stop there." ; writing in the Beloit Poetry Journal, Marion K. Stocking, remarked that "f a selection of the poets in Collins’s collection went on the road with their poems they should be reading to packed houses.".

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External links

  • Marion K. Stocking's review in The Beloit Poetry Journal



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