Major American poets to 1914

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Two New England poets, Edwin Arlington Robinson and Robert Frost, who were not noted for technical experimentation, won both critical and popular acclaim in this period. Wallace Stevens - Though he did not and relation to both the English Romantics and French symbolists—is now considered one of the major American poets of the century.

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