Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2015

240 Pages | 1 illustration

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748682850

Bookseller Code (06)

Crisis and the US Avant-Garde

Poetry and Real Politics

First Edition

Ben Hickman

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Reassesses the US avant-garde's relation to political events
  • Explains how we might talk about a 'context' for avant-garde art
  • Provides detailed readings of major poets, including Louis Zukofsky, Charles Olson, Denise Levertov, George Oppen, Amiri Baraka and others
  • Key reference point for experimental cultural politics today