Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 November 2009

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780199561926

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American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Alan Marshall

  • Considers an unusually wide range of poets, combining the neglected and the better known: Walt Whitman, Robert Creeley, Emily Dickinson, Mina Loy, Lorine Niedecker, Ezra Pound, Muriel Rukeyser, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, George Oppen, and Frank O'Hara
  • Looks at the poets in relation to a wide range of thinkers and writers, from political philosophers and novelists to psychoanalysts and literary critics
  • Includes detailed close reading of numerous poems