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Szefel investigates the use of poetry in addressing political reform on the flip of the 20th century. It charts the paintings of poets and editors - lots of whom have been ladies and minorities - who created a network of businesses to nurture writers who addressed the issues wrought by means of Progressive-era capitalism.

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