New PDF release: A Concise Companion to Postwar British and Irish Poetry

By Nigel Alderman,C. D. Blanton

ISBN-10: 1118646940

ISBN-13: 9781118646946

This quantity introduces scholars to an important figures, pursuits and developments in post-war British and Irish poetry.

  • An old evaluation and important creation to the poetry released in Britain and eire over the past half-century
  • Introduces scholars to figures together with Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, and Andrew Motion
  • Takes an integrative technique, emphasizing the complicated negotiations among the British and Irish poetic traditions, and pulling jointly competing trends and positions
  • Written through critics from Britain, eire, and the United States
  • Includes feedback for extra studying and a chronology, detailing an important writers, volumes and events

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