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Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

Modernist Legacies

Trends and Faultlines in British Poetry Today

Editors: Smith, David Nowell, Lang, Abigail (Eds.)

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The first collection of essays dedicated to experimental practice in contemporary British poetry, Modernist Legacies provides an overview of the most notable trends in the past 50 years. Contributors discuss a wide range of poets including Caroline Bergvall and Barry MacSweeney, showing these poets' connections with their Modernist predecessors.

About the authors

Vincent Broqua, University of Paris VIII-Vincennes-Saint Denis, France Allen Fisher, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Sara Greaves, Aix-Marseille Université, France Robert Hampson, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Romana Huk, University of Notre Dame, USA Xavier Kalck, Paris-Sorbonne University, France Peter Middleton, University of Southampton, UK Drew Milne, University of Cambridge, UK Will Montgomery, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Simon Perril, De Montfort University, UK Luke Roberts, Independent Scholar, UK Lacy Rumsey, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France Samuel Solomon, University of Sussex, UK

Reviews

“This collection on contemporary British poetry focuses on modernism’s legacy and experimentation. … Enriched by a helpful list of 99 poets and an extensive bibliography, this collection introduces US readers to contemporary British poets otherwise known only in avant poetry circles. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals; general readers.” (B. Wallenstein, Choice, Vol. 53 (10), June, 2016)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Smith, David Nowell (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Warring Clans, Podsolized Ground: Language in Contemporary UK Poetry

    Middleton, Peter

    Pages 17-39

  • Skipping across the Pond: Interaction between American and British Poetries 1964–1970

    Fisher, Allen (et al.)

    Pages 41-57

  • New British Schools

    Huk, Romana

    Pages 59-78

  • “Who Am I to Say? How Little”: Anthony Barnett’s Citations Followed on

    Kalck, Xavier

    Pages 81-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modernist Legacies
Book Subtitle
Trends and Faultlines in British Poetry Today
Editors
  • David Nowell Smith
  • Abigail Lang
Series Title
Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48875-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137488756
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51223-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 263
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