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Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry

  • Authors
  • Ann Marie Mikkelsen

Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

About this book

Introduction

In the first expansive study of American pastoral since Leo Marx's The Machine in the Garden , Mikkelsen reinvigorates discussion of this literary mode as a form of cultural commentary whose subjects extend beyond the simple or rustic life to encompass the major social, economic, and political transformations of the past century.

Keywords

America poetry pragmatism

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