Twentieth-century American Poetry - Blackwell Guides to Literature (Hardback)Christopher J. MacGowan (author)
Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 09/12/2003
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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.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 246 x 165 x 24 mm
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