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The Poetry of Postmodernity : Anglo/American Encodings - Dennis Brown

The Poetry of Postmodernity

Anglo/American Encodings

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Published: 17th October 1994
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Reappraising key Anglo/American poets of the last 50 years in light of debates about the postmodern situation, this book offers insights into how their literary contribution gives cogent expression to both the socio-cultural possibilities and the global problems of our recent past, our apparent present and our probable future. The poets considered are Auden, Ginsberg, Plath, Berryman, Hughes, Hill, Ashbery and R.S. Thomas. The book attempts to give a new twist to the postmodern debate by evoking precedent figures such as Wyndham Lewis and Marshall McLuhan. It also links postmodernism to modernism.

Preface - Introduction - W.H. Auden's 'Hermes' - Allen Ginsberg's 'America' - Sylvia Plaths's 'Ariel' - John Berryman's 'Henry' - Ted Hughes 'Crow' - Geoffrey Hill's 'Mercia' - John Ashbery's 'Wave' - R.S. Thomas's 'Amen' - Conclusion - Index

ISBN: 9780333604731
ISBN-10: 0333604733
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 146
Published: 17th October 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1