Contemporary Poetry

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Edinburgh University Press, Apr 6, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 288 pages
Discussing the work of more than 60 poets from the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean, Nerys Williams guides students through the key ideas and movements in the study of poetry today.

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Williams' study of trends and movements in late 20th and early 21st century is the best out there right now. It is hampered by academese and critical jargon but is otherwise and thoughtful and informative look at poetry in English up through the first decade of the new century. Read full review


Series Preface
Lyric Subiects
Politics and Poetics
Performance and the Poem
Environment and Space
Dialects ldiolects and Multilingual Poetries
Student Resources

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Nerys Williams is College Lecturer in American Literature in the School of English at the University College Dublin

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