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How did poetry survive? : the making of modern American verse

Author: John Timberman Newcomb
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012.
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A denser, richer view of the history that hundreds of poets made.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newcomb, John Timberman.
How did poetry survive?.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011027792
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Timberman Newcomb
ISBN: 9780252036798 0252036794 9780252093906 0252093909
OCLC Number: 929427072
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 338 p.) : ill
Contents: Introduction. A modernism of the city --
Inventing the new verse --
American poetry on the brink, 1905-1912 --
Poetry's opening door : Harriet Monroe and American modernism --
Young, blithe, and whimsical : the avant-gardism of the masses --
There is always others : experimental verse and "ulterior social result" --
Volunteers of America, 1917 : the seven arts and the Great War --
Keys to the city --
Gutter and skyline : the new verse and the metropolitan cityscape --
Footprints of the 20th century : American skyscrapers, modern poems --
Subway fare : toward a poetics of rapid transit.
Other Titles: Making of modern American verse
Responsibility: John Timberman Newcomb.

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"A bold and meticulously researched revision of the history of modern American poetry. Newcomb's brilliant close readings illuminate the social and political dimensions of modern poetry and Read more...

 
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