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Chicago Poems

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Book Description
The Chicago Poems, and its follow-up volumes of verse, Cornhuskers (1918) and Smoke and Steel (1920) represent Sandburg's attempts to found an American version of social realism, writing expansive verse in praise of American agriculture and industry. All of these tendencies are manifest in "Chicago" itself. Then, as now, the city of Chicago was a hub of commodities trading, and a key financial cen... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Library
BindingPaperback (38 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages208
ISBN-10B002QHX68S
Publication Date04/27/2009
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About Carl Sandburg (Author) : Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, historian, novelist, balladeer, and folklorist. He was born in Galesburg, Illinois of Swedish parents and died at his hom... more
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