Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 April 2011

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780748638857

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Contemporary Poetry

Nerys Williams

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Wide topic range - from performance to politics, from lyric expression to ecopoetics and from multilingual poetries to electronic writing - enables provocative thematic links to be made
  • Discussion of global Englishes, dialects and idiolects aimed at those studying poetry on postcolonial literature and contemporary poetics courses
  • Contemporary relevance: relates poetry to reporting on global conflict, including the impact of the Iraq War
  • Student resources include a chronology, web resources, a glossary, questions for discussion and a guide to further reading