Joseph Donahue is an American poet, critic and editor. He was born in Texas and grew up in Massachusetts. He currently lives in North Carolina, where he works as a professor at Duke University.

Edward Foster
b. 1942

Edward Foster is a widely published critic, essayist and poet. He is the founding editor of Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Talisman House, Publishers, and Jensen/Daniels, Publishers. Foster has also published under the nom de plume Samuel Retsov.

The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry in Our Time

740 p.

This special volume surveys major developments in avant-garde American poetry from 1970 to the present. It includes contributions by major critics and poets including Bruce Andrews, Daniel Barbiero, Christopher Beach, Michael Boughn, Peter Bushyeager, David Clippinger, Michel Delville, Brent Edwards, Steve Evans, Dan Featherston, Thomas Fink, Norman Finkelstein, Alan Golding, Jeanne Heuving, W. Scott Howard, Andrew Joron, Burt Kimmelman, David Landrey, Kathryne V. Lindberg, Stephen-Paul Martin, Stephen Paul Miller, Aldon Lynn Nielsen, Alice Notley, Peter O'Leary, Marjorie Perloff, Linda Russo, Standard Schaefer, Julie Schmid, Susan M. Schultz, Leonard Schwartz, Mark Scroggins, Mary Margaret Sloan, Gustaf Sobin, Brian Kim Stefans, and Susan Vanderborg. 

Edited by Joseph Donahue and Edward Foster.

︎ $25.95

e. 1987

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