By Neil Roberts
The Companion embraces the intense improvement of poetry over the century in twenty English-speaking international locations; a century which begun with a bipolar transatlantic connection in modernism and ended with the decentred heterogeneity of post-colonialism. illustration of the 'canonical' and the 'marginal' is for this reason balanced, together with the entire integration of ladies poets and feminist techniques and the in-depth remedy of post-colonial poets from a number of nationwide traditions. dialogue of context, intertextualities and formal ways illustrates the expanding self-consciousness and self-reflexivity of the interval, when a 'Readings' part deals new readings of key chosen texts. the amount as a complete bargains serious and contextual assurance of the complete diversity of English-language poetry within the final century.
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