Concise Companions to Literature and Culture: A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetry

Editor/Author Alderman, Nigel and Blanton, C. D.
Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $133.95
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ISBN: 978-1-4051-2924-4
Category: Language & Literature - British literature
Book Status: Available

This volume introduces students to the most important figures, movements and trends in post-war British and Irish poetry. - An historical overview and critical introduction to the poetry published in Britain and Ireland over the last half-century - Introduces students to figures including Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and Andrew Motion - Takes an integrative approach, emphasizing the complex negotiations between the British and Irish poetic traditions, and pulling together competing tendencies and positions - Written by critics from Britain, Ireland, and the United States

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