From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Centuryby Jennifer Ashton
Pub. Date: 01/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Jennifer Ashton develops important ways to read modernist and postmodernist poets through their similarities as well as their differences. See more details below
Jennifer Ashton develops important ways to read modernist and postmodernist poets through their similarities as well as their differences.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #149
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction: modernism's new literalism; 1. Gertrude Stein for anyone; 2. Making the rose red: Stein, proper names and the critique of indeterminacy; 3. Laura (Riding) Jackson and the New Criticism; 4. Modernism's old literalism: Pound, Williams, Zukofsky and the objectivist critique of metaphor; 5. Authorial inattention: Donald Davidson's literalism, Jorie Graham's Materialism and cognitive science's embodied minds; Notes; Index.
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