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The American Love Lyric After Auschwitz and Hiroshima (Paperback)
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The American Love Lyric After Auschwitz and Hiroshima (Paperback)

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Paperback 253 Pages / Published: 08/02/2002
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Citing the massive horrors of the Nazi death camps and the domestic violence behind a woman's suicide, Adrienne Rich challenges a fellow poet: 'would it relieve you to decide/Poetry doesn't make this happen?' In this provocative reassessment of the modern American love lyric, Barbara L. Estrin chronicles the return of three major American poets (Wallace Stevens in the late forties and fifties, Robert Lowell in the Seventies, and Adrienne Rich in the nineties) to the mid-century catastrophes that gave rise to such thorny questions. Through close readings of individual poems (and drawing upon the gender and genre theories of Jean Francois Lyotard, Judith Butler, Melanie Klien, and Jacques Lacan), Estrin counters the usual presuppositions that the lyric remains sequestered in a-political isolation, and offers a new, revisionist critique of American poetry.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349632053
Number of pages: 253
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2001


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'Estrin's text is both rigorous and readable...Highly recommended.' - E.R Baer, Choice

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