Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Twentieth-Century American Poetry

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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 a€˜The Waste Landa€™, a€˜North a Southa€™, a€˜Howla€™ and a€˜Ariela€™. 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.... the Harvard graduates institutionalized in a mental hospital in a€œWaking in the Blue, a€ and most importantly Lowella#39;s own father); oppressive and powerful women, Marie de Medici of the second poem a€œThe Bankera#39;s Daughter, a€ deposed by heranbsp;...

Title:Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Author: Christopher MacGowan
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15

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