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American and British verse in the twentieth century : the poetry that matters

Author: Colin Falck
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
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"American and British Verse in the Twentieth Century: The Poetry that Matters is a critical history of twentieth-century poetry as well as a study of what the author sees as the decline of that poetry during the century's last three decades.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Falck, Colin.
American and British verse in the twentieth century.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)607028860
Online version:
Falck, Colin.
American and British verse in the twentieth century.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)609181774
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Falck
ISBN: 0754634248 9780754634249
OCLC Number: 51336313
Description: xiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the poetry that matters --
Being there --
Poetry's last prophets --
The triumph of talk --
The sick man's limbs --
The lyric of despair --
From confession to history --
Back to nature --
The singing line --
A middlebrow revival --
Aesthetic fundamentalism.
Responsibility: Colin Falck.

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