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A History of American Poetry free pdf A History of American Poetry presents a comprehensive exploration of the development of American poetic traditions from their pre-Columbian origins to the present day. * Offers a detailed and accessible account of the entire range of American poetry * Situates the story of American poetry within crucial social and historical contexts, and places individual poets and poems in the relevant intertextual contexts * Explores and interprets American poetry in terms of the international positioning and multicultural character of the United States * Provides readers with a means to understand the individual works and personalities that helped to shape one of the most significant bodies of literature of the past few centuries

About Richard Gray

Richard Gray has been Professor or Distinguished Visiting Professorat several universities in the UK and USA, including Essex, Georgiaand South Carolina. He is the first specialist in Americanliterature to be elected a Fellow of the British Academy and haspublished over a dozen books on the topic, including theaward-winning Writing the South: Ideas of an American Region(1986) and The Life of William Faulkner: A CriticalBiography (1994).

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Author : Richard Gray
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 20 March 2015
ISBN : 1118795342
EAN : 9781118795347
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 542 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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