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MacGowan, Christopher

Twentieth-Century American Poetry

MacGowan, Christopher - Twentieth-Century American Poetry, ebook

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Written by a leading authority on William Carlos Williams, this book provides a wide-ranging and stimulating guide to twentieth-century American poetry.
  • A wide-ranging and stimulating critical guide to twentieth-century American poetry.
  • Written by a leading authority on the innovative modernist poet, William Carlos Williams.
  • Explores the material, historical and social contexts in which twentieth-century American poetry was produced.
  • Includes a biographical dictionary of major writers with extended entries on poets ranging from Robert Frost to Adrienne Rich.
  • Contains a section on key texts considering major works, such as ‘The Waste Land’, ‘North & South’, ‘Howl’ and ‘Ariel’.
  • The final section draws out key themes, such as American poetry, politics and war, and the process of anthologizing at the end of the century.

Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General LIT004020

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
352 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470779798
Printed ISBN
9780631220251

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