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US Poetry in the Age of Empire, 1979-2012.

By: Gwiazda, Piotr K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (205 p.).ISBN: 9781137466273.Subject(s): American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism | Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: US Poetry in the Age of Empire, 1979-2012DDC classification: 741.5/973 | 741.5973 LOC classification: PS310.P6 G89 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction Civic Poetry, 1979-2012; CHAPTER 1 "Beyond My Outrage or My Admiration":; CHAPTER 2 "Nothing Else Left to Read": ; CHAPTER 3 "Who the Biggest Terrorist": ; CHAPTER 4 Ether: ; CHAPTER 5 Dreams of a Common Language: ; Coda For Whom Does One Write?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Examining poetry by Robert Pinsky, Adrienne Rich, and Amiri Baraka, among others, this book shows that leading US poets since 1979 have performed the role of public intellectual through their poetic rhetoric. Gwiazda's argument aims to revitalize the role of poetry and its social value within an era of global politics.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction Civic Poetry, 1979-2012; CHAPTER 1 "Beyond My Outrage or My Admiration":; CHAPTER 2 "Nothing Else Left to Read": ; CHAPTER 3 "Who the Biggest Terrorist": ; CHAPTER 4 Ether: ; CHAPTER 5 Dreams of a Common Language: ; Coda For Whom Does One Write?; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Examining poetry by Robert Pinsky, Adrienne Rich, and Amiri Baraka, among others, this book shows that leading US poets since 1979 have performed the role of public intellectual through their poetic rhetoric. Gwiazda's argument aims to revitalize the role of poetry and its social value within an era of global politics.

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Piotr K. Gwiazda is Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA. He is the author of James Merrill and W.H. Auden (2007) and has also published two books of poetry, Gagarin Street (2005) and Messages (2012).

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