A Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry
Brings together 48 fresh and original contributions from practicing poets and leading scholars, who together offer critical and contextual coverage of the full range of English-language poetry in the last century.
Brings together original contributions by leading international scholars and practising poets.
Offers critical and contextual coverage of the full range of English-language poetry in the twentieth-century.
Incorporates new readings of key selected texts.
Embraces the extraordinary development of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking countries.
Fully integrates women poets, feminist approaches and post-colonial poets.
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Despite POETRY's current reputation as an elitist, almost marginal form of literature, it continues to be widely practiced and studied. A number of guides to English-language verse have been ... Read full review
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