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The modern voice in American poetry

Author: William Doreski
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proposing that modern American poetry requires "limber criticism," informed but not straitjacketed by contemporary theory, William Doreski links the major American modernists to each other and to the larger social and cultural world. His concerns include voice, rhetoric, history, and interiority (imagination) and exteriority (landscape). Doreski examines the work of well-known poets - concentrating on Robert Frost,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Doreski
ISBN: 0813013623 9780813013626
OCLC Number: 31783385
Description: xviii, 179 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Frost: lyric monologue and landscape --
Stevens: allegorical landscape and myth --
Williams and Moore: history and the colloquial style --
Eliot and Pound: political discourse and the voicing of difference --
Lowell: autobiography and vulnerability --
Epilogue: meditation and impersonality in contemporary poetry.
Responsibility: William Doreski.
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Proposing that modern American poetry requires ""limber criticism"", informed, but not straightjacketed, by contemporary theory, this work links the major American modernists to each other and to the  Read more...

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