The Art of Twentieth-Century American Poetry: Modernism and After
- Author:Charles Altieri
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.6 x 5.9 x 8.9
- Publication Date:March 24, 2006
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Written by a leading critic, this invigorating introduction to modernist American poetry conveys the excitement that can be generated by a careful reading of modernist poems.
- Encourages readers to identify with the modernists’ sense of the revolutionary possibilities of their art.
- Embraces four generations of modernist American poets up through to the 1980s.
- Gives readers a sense of the ambitions, the disillusionments and the continuities of modernist poetry.
- Includes close readings of particular poems which show how readers can use these works to connect with what concerns them.
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