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 '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: Maldon, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004
ISBN: 9780631220268
Branch Call Number: ANF 811.509 MAC
Characteristics: xvi, 331 p. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: 20th-century American poetry


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