Crisis and Contemporary Poetry

Crisis and Contemporary Poetry

by A. Karhio
     
 

What are the means available to poetry to address crisis and how can both poets and critics meet the conflicts and challenges they face? This collection of essays addresses poetic and critical responses to the various crises encountered by contemporary writers and our society, from the Holocaust to the ecological crisis.  See more details below

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What are the means available to poetry to address crisis and how can both poets and critics meet the conflicts and challenges they face? This collection of essays addresses poetic and critical responses to the various crises encountered by contemporary writers and our society, from the Holocaust to the ecological crisis.

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'Focusing on poetry from Britain, Ireland and the USA, Crisis and Contemporary Poetry dissects and discusses a number of controversial issues within poetry...It does this in a totally refreshing and inviting manner, which, by the book's end, enables one to feel both entriched and enlightened.' - David Marx Book Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230247246
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/24/2010
Edition description:
2011
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

MARY KATE AZCUY Assistant Professor, Monmouth University, USA
GUINN BATTEN Associate Professor of English, Washington University, USA
SCOTT BREWSTER Director of English, University of Salford, UK
LUCY COLLINS Lecturer in English Literature, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland
BRENDAN CORCORAN Associate Professor of English, Indiana State University, USA
RUBEN MOI Assistant Professor and Research Fellow in English and Comparative Literature, University of Tromsø, Norway
EVA MUELLER-ZETTELMANN Associate Professor of English Literature and Cultural Theory, Vienna University, Austria
DEIRDRE OSBORNE Senior Lecturer in Drama, Goldsmiths University of London, UK
STEPHEN REGAN Professor of English, University of Durham, UK
JOHN SEARS Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
JANNE STIGEN DRANGSHOLT Associate Professor at the Department of Culture and Language Studies, University of Stavanger, Norway

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