A Poetics of Global Solidarity: Modern American Poetry and by Clemens Spahr

By Clemens Spahr

Tackling themes similar to globalization and political activism, this publication strains engaged poetics in twentieth century American poetry. Spahr presents a complete view of activist poetry, beginning with the nice melancholy and the Harlem Renaissance and relocating to the Beats and modern writers similar to Amiri Baraka and Mark Nowak.

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