From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory by Jennifer Ashton

By Jennifer Ashton

during this evaluation of twentieth-century American poetry, Jennifer Ashton examines the connection among modernist and postmodernist American poetics. Ashton strikes among the long-lasting figures of yank modernism - Stein, Williams, Pound - and advancements in modern American poetry to teach how modern poetics, especially the varsity referred to as language poetry, have tried to redefine the modernist legacy. She explores the complicated currents of poetic and highbrow curiosity that attach modern poets with their modernist forebears. The works of poets reminiscent of Gertrude Stein and John Ashbery are defined and analysed intimately. This significant account of the foremost issues in twentieth-century poetry and poetics develops vital how you can learn either modernist and postmodernist poetry via their similarities in addition to their variations. will probably be of curiosity to all operating in American literature, to modernists, and to students of twentieth-century poetry.

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