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

By Neil Roberts

ISBN-10: 0631215298

ISBN-13: 9780631215295

ISBN-10: 1405113618

ISBN-13: 9781405113618

within the 20th century extra humans spoke English and extra humans wrote poetry than within the entire of earlier heritage, and this Companion strives to make experience of this crowded poetical period. the unique contributions by way of top foreign students and practicing poets have been written because the individuals adjusted to the concept the probabilities of twentieth-century poetry have been exhausted and finite. despite the fact that, the amount additionally seems ahead to the poetry and readings that the recent century will deliver.

The Companion embraces the extreme improvement of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking international locations; a century which begun with a bipolar transatlantic connection in modernism and ended with the decentred heterogeneity of post-colonialism. illustration of the 'canonical' and the 'marginal' is for that reason balanced, together with the total 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 methods illustrates the expanding self-consciousness and self-reflexivity of the interval, when a 'Readings' part deals new readings of key chosen texts. the quantity as a complete deals serious and contextual insurance of the entire diversity of English-language poetry within the final century.

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