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American poetry of the twentieth century

by Richard J. Gray

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Gray.
    SeriesLongman literature in English series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS323.5 .G73 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 424 p. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2059277M
    ISBN 100582494370, 0582494443
    LC Control Number88038543

    8 Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Poetry the attention of American literary undergraduates.”1 Still more provocative for young Americans was the literature of France, including the fiction of Gustave Flaubert and Emile Zola, the essays of Theophile Gautier, and the´. March/April – American Literature in the Twentieth Century Sample Content from Our Latest Issue March/April Table of Contents Sample Article John Allen Wyeth – by Dana Gioia The remarkable poetry of John Allan Wyeth nearly vanished for a simple reason. The author published only one book, This Man’s Army (), and then abandoned the practice of poetry.

    In nineteenth-century America, poetry was an integral part of everyday life. The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, . The early 20th century saw a lot of push against formal structure and style. The modernist movement of the early s was in a way fighting back against the idea that poetry should be elegant and beautiful. Poems became shorter and more concise -- a much simpler, less ornate style was preferred. Some famous modernist poets include W.B. Yeats Author: Caitlin Uttley.

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The twentieth century. New York: Library of America, (OCoLC)   A wide-ranging and stimulating critical guide to twentieth-century American poetry.

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American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume One: Freneau In nineteenth-century America, poetry was an integral part of everyday life.

The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and. American poetry is poetry of the United arose first as efforts by colonists to add their voices to English poetry in the 17th century, well before the constitutional unification of the Thirteen Colonies (although before this unification, a strong oral tradition often likened to poetry existed among Native American societies).

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Cummings to May Swenson Edited by Carolyn Kizer, Marjorie Perloff, Nathaniel Mackey, John Hollander, and Robert Hass “The editing is more than brilliant: It is nearly unimaginable how the Library of America team managed to. Charles Altieri is Stageberg Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

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