A Concise Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry

A Concise Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Editor(s): Stephen Fredman

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405120029

Online ISBN: 9780470757680

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757680

About this Book

This Concise Companion gives readers a rich sense of how the poetry produced in the United States during the twentieth century is connected to the country's intellectual life more broadly.

  • Helps readers to fully appreciate the poetry of the period by tracing its historical and cultural contexts.
  • Written by prominent specialists in the field.
  • Places the poetry of the period within contexts such as: war; feminism and the female poet; poetries of immigration and migration; communism and anti-communism; philosophy and theory.
  • Each chapter ranges across the entire century, comparing poets from one part of the century to those of another.
  • New syntheses make the volume of interest to scholars as well as students and general readers.

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