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A Poetics of Global Solidarity

Modern American Poetry and Social Movements

  • Authors
  • Clemens Spahr

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

About this book

Introduction

Tackling topics such as globalization and political activism, this book traces engaged poetics in 20th century American poetry. Spahr provides a comprehensive view of activist poetry, starting with the Great Depression and the Harlem Renaissance and moving to the Beats and contemporary writers such as Amiri Baraka and Mark Nowak.

Keywords

America epic lyric poetics poetry Renaissance

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