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A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetry, Paperback / softback Book

A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetry Paperback / softback

Edited by Nigel Alderman, C. D. Blanton

Part of the Concise Companions to Literature and Culture series

Description

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 * Includes suggestions for further reading and a chronology, detailing the most important writers, volumes and events

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9781118646946

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