Other literary forms

(Poets and Poetry in America)

Hayden Carruth (kar-REWTH) edited The Voice That Is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century (1970), a highly regarded and widely taught anthology of modern American poetry, and The Bird-Poem Book (1970). Working Papers: Selected Essays and Reviews (1982) and Effluences from the Sacred Caves: More Selected Essays and Reviews (1983) collect essays and reviews, mainly of modern and contemporary poetry. Sitting In: Selected Writings on Jazz, Blues, and Related Topics (1986) collects Carruth’s music criticism.