Here are Masters's dramatic monologues written in free verse about a fictional Midwestern town called Spoon River. The dead, "sleeping on the hill" in their village cemetery, awaken to tell the truth about their lives, toppling the myth of the moral superiority of small-town life.
Publisher: Penguin Group US
Imprint: Signet Classic
Date: Apr 2008
Seller Statement: Sold by Penguin Group (USA), Inc.
Author: Edgar Lee Masters Author of introduction, etc.: John Hollander