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

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

by Michael Davidson, Michael Davison

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521258807
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1989
Series: Studies in American Literature and Culture
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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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