Cover: American Poetry and Culture, 1945–1980 in PAPERBACK

American Poetry and Culture, 1945–1980

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PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674030121

Publication Date: 10/15/1988

Short

288 pages

World

  • Introduction: Centers
  • 1. Audience, Canon
  • 2. Robert Creeley and John Ashbery: Systems
  • 3. Tourists
  • 4. James Merrill: “Revealing by Obscuring”
  • 5. Politics
  • 6. Robert Lowell’s History
  • 7. Pop Culture
  • 8. Edward Dorn: “This Marvellous Accidentalism”
  • Conclusion: Suburbs
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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