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By Stephen Fredman

This Concise Companion provides readers a wealthy experience of the way the poetry produced within the usa through the 20th century is attached to the country’s highbrow existence extra greatly.

  • Helps readers to completely enjoy the poetry of the interval by means of tracing its ancient and cultural contexts.
  • Written by way of famous experts within the field.
  • Places the poetry of the interval inside of contexts similar to: struggle; feminism and the feminine poet; poetries of immigration and migration; communism and anti-communism; philosophy and theory.
  • Each bankruptcy levels around the complete century, evaluating poets from one a part of the century to these of another.
  • New syntheses make the quantity of curiosity to students in addition to scholars and normal readers.

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