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

By Jennifer Ashton

ISBN-10: 0521101557

ISBN-13: 9780521101554

ISBN-10: 0521855047

ISBN-13: 9780521855044

during this evaluate of twentieth-century American poetry, Jennifer Ashton examines the connection among modernist and postmodernist American poetics. Ashton strikes among the long-lasting figures of yankee 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 advanced currents of poetic and highbrow curiosity that attach modern poets with their modernist forebears. The works of poets corresponding to Gertrude Stein and John Ashbery are defined and analysed intimately. This significant account of the foremost topics in twentieth-century poetry and poetics develops very important how one can learn either modernist and postmodernist poetry via their similarities in addition to their transformations. it will likely be of curiosity to all operating in American literature, to modernists, and to students of twentieth-century poetry.

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