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The Cambridge companion to twentieth-century English poetry

Corcoran , Neil2007
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The last century was characterised by an extraordinary flowering of the art of poetry in Britain. These specially commissioned essays by highly regarded poetry critics offer an up-to-date, stimulating and reliable overview of English poetry of the 20th ce
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Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2007
268 p.
Victorian to modern / Timothy Webb -- Modernist poetic form / Daniel Albright -- Postmodern poetry in Britain / Redell Olsen -- Fateful forms : A.E. Housman, Charlotte Mew, Thomas Hardy and Edward Thomas / Peter Howarth -- D.H. Lawrence's place in modern poetry / Sandra M. Gilbert -- Wilfred Owen and the poetry of war / Neil Corcoran -- The 1930s poetry of W.H. Auden / Michael O'Neill -- Keith Douglas and the poetry of the Second World War / Adam Piette -- Languages of modernism: William Empson, Dylan Thomas, W.S. Graham / Edward Larrissy -- Philip Larkin : a late modern poet / Stephen Regan -- R.S. Thomas and modern Welsh poetry / M. Wynn Thomas -- Gender, feminism, poetry : Stevie Smith, Sylvia Plath, Jo Shapcott / Linda Anderson -- Varieties of poetic sequence : Ted Hughes and Geoffery Hill / Kevin Hart -- Black British poetry and the translocal / Jahan Ramazani -- Poetry and class : Tony Harrison, Peter Reading, Ken Smith, Sean O'Brien / Neil Roberts -- A Scottish renaissance : Edwin Morgan, Douglas Dunn, Liz Lochhead, Robert Crawford, Don Paterson, Kathleen Jamie / Fiona Stafford -- Lyric adaptations : James Fenton, Craig Raine, Christopher Reid, Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy / John Redmond.
9780521870818 (hbk)
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821.91 CAM
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