The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century

The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century

by Michael Davidson
     
 

The San Francisco Renaissance is the first review of this major American literary movement.See more details below

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The San Francisco Renaissance is the first review of this major American literary movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521423045
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #35
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: enabling fictions; 1. The elegiac mode: rhetoric and poetics in the 1940s; 2. 'The darkness surrounds us': participation and reflection among the beat writers; 3. 'Spotting that design': incarnation and interpretation in Gary Snyder and Philip Whalen; 4. 'Cave of resemblances, cave of Rimes': tradition and repetition in Robert Duncan; 5. The city redefined: community and dialogue in Jack Spicer; 6. Appropriations: women and the San Francisco renaissance; 7. Approaching the fin de siècle; Notes; Index.

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