A Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry (Blackwell by Neil Roberts PDF

By Neil Roberts

within the 20th century extra humans spoke English and extra humans wrote poetry than within the entire of prior background, and this Companion strives to make experience of this crowded poetical period. the unique contributions through major overseas students and practicing poets have been written because the members adjusted to the concept the chances of twentieth-century poetry have been exhausted and finite. despite the fact that, the quantity additionally appears to be like ahead to the poetry and readings that the recent century will carry.

The Companion embraces the extreme improvement of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking international locations; a century which all 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 hence balanced, together with the total integration of girls poets and feminist ways and the in-depth remedy of post-colonial poets from numerous nationwide traditions. dialogue of context, intertextualities and formal ways illustrates the expanding self-consciousness and self-reflexivity of the interval, while a 'Readings' part deals new readings of key chosen texts. the quantity as a complete deals severe and contextual assurance of the entire diversity of English-language poetry within the final century.

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