Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 December 2021

160 Pages | 10 illustrations

4 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780190640194

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American Poetry: A Very Short Introduction

David Caplan

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces readers to a genre many find challenging, vast, and contentious in an accessible and enjoyable style
  • Offers a new theory of American poetry
  • Argues that two characteristics define American poetry: an emphasis on its uniqueness and its transnationalism