By David E. Chinitz,Gail McDonald
Offering a complete and up to date survey of the sector, A better half to Modernist Poetry offers readers with targeted discussions of person poets, ‘schools’ and ‘movements’ inside modernist poetry, and the cultural and ancient context of the modernist period.
- Provides an in-depth and available precis of the newest tendencies within the learn of modernist poetry
- Balances dialogue of person poets, ‘schools’, and ‘movements’ with in-depth literary and historic context
- Brings contemporary scholarship to undergo just about modernist poetry whereas additionally supplying information on poets who're traditionally important
- Edited by way of hugely revered and striking critics within the box who've a wide wisdom of present debates and of emerging and senior students within the field
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