New PDF release: A Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry (Blackwell

By Neil Roberts

within the 20th century extra humans spoke English and extra humans wrote poetry than within the entire of prior historical past, and this Companion strives to make experience of this crowded poetical period. the unique contributions by means of best overseas students and practicing poets have been written because the participants adjusted to the concept the probabilities of twentieth-century poetry have been exhausted and finite. besides the fact that, the quantity additionally seems to be ahead to the poetry and readings that the recent century will convey.

The Companion embraces the extreme improvement of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking nations; a century which started with a bipolar transatlantic connection in modernism and ended with the decentred heterogeneity of post-colonialism. illustration of the 'canonical' and the 'marginal' is as a result balanced, together with the entire integration of girls poets and feminist techniques and the in-depth remedy of post-colonial poets from a number of nationwide traditions. dialogue of context, intertextualities and formal techniques illustrates the expanding self-consciousness and self-reflexivity of the interval, while a 'Readings' part bargains new readings of key chosen texts. the amount as an entire bargains serious and contextual insurance of the total diversity of English-language poetry within the final century.

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