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English Poetry Since 1940


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English Poetry Since 1940 by Neil Corcoran

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Provides students of literature with a critical introduction to the major genres in their historical context. As well as studies on all periods of English and American literature, the series includes books on criticism and literary theory, the intellectual and cultural context, and other literatures in English. Each volume contains an extensive reference section. When complete the series will 'provide a practical and comprehensive guide to literature written in English form Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. This volume provides a major survey and interpretation of English poetry since 1940. It includes a wealth of information on poets and their work and places them in the broader cultural context of their time, an ideal and balanced approach for the student. Covers the major figures from T S Eliot and W H Auden to the contemporary scene. Key Features - English poetry of this period is one of the most important and popular subjects in English literature. Most courses cover it as one of the core topics. No other volume offers this range of material with such authority and depth.
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July 5th, 1993
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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