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The Columbia History of American Poetry - Jay Parini

The Columbia History of American Poetry

By: Jay Parini (Editor), Brett Candlish Millier (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1993
For Ages: 22+ years old
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Essays look at important periods, movements, and writers

These 31 essays... interrogate, dismantle, and ultimately reassemble the history of poetry in the United States. An essential volume that shows how poetry intersects with our lives and vice versa. Library Journal

Introductionp. ix
Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylorp. 1
Further Readingp. 14
Early African American Poetryp. 16
Further Readingp. 31
The Epic in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 33
Further Readingp. 63
Longfellow in the Aftermath of Modernismp. 64
Further Readingp. 96
The American Transcendentalist Poetsp. 97
Further Readingp. 120
Emily Dickinsonp. 121
Futher Readingp. 147
Walt Whitman's Revisionary Democracyp. 148
Further Readingp. 171
Edgar Allan Poep. 172
Further Readingp. 202
Lowell, Teasdale, Wylie, Millay, and Boganp. 203
Further Readingp. 231
Women Poets and the Emergence of Modernisnp. 233
Further Readingp. 259
Robert Frost and the Poetry of Survivalp. 260
Further Readingp. 283
Ezra Pound's Imagist Aesthetics: Lustra to Mauberleyp. 284
Further Readingp. 318
T. S. Eliotp. 319
Further Readingp. 342
Marianne Moore and Elizabeth Bishopp. 343
Further Readingp. 369
Wallace Stevensp. 370
Further Readingp. 393
William Carlos Williamsp. 395
Further Readingp. 417
Hart Crane's Difficult Passagep. 419
Further Readingp. 450
The Poetry of the Harlem Renaissancep. 452
Further Readingp. 476
Warren, with Ransom and Tatep. 477
Further Readingp. 505
American Audenp. 506
Further Readingp. 532
The Twentieth-Century Long Poemp. 534
Further Readingp. 563
Public Musicp. 564
Beat Poetry and the San Francisco Poetry Renaissancep. 581
Further Readingp. 604
John Berryman, Theodore Roethke, and the Elegyp. 605
Further Readingp. 630
What Was Confessional Poetry?p. 632
Further Readingp. 648
The Postconfessional Lyricp. 650
Further Readingp. 672
The Black Arts Poetsp. 674
Further Readingp. 727
Native American Poetryp. 728
Further Readingp. 749
James Merrill and John Ashberyp. 750
Further Readingp. 775
The Visionary Poetics of Philip Levine and Charles Wrightp. 777
Further Readingp. 806
Contributorsp. 807
Indexp. 811
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ISBN: 9780231078368
ISBN-10: 0231078366
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 894
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.38