A Companion to Poetic Genre

A Companion to Poetic Genre


Book Details

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell


Year: 2011

ISBN: 978-1444336733

File Size: 2.79 MB

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Book Description

A Companion to Poetic Genre brings together over 40 contributions from leading academics to provide critical overviews of poetic genres and their modern adaptations. Covers a large range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, Ireland, North America, Japan and the Caribbea.Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most recent renderings. The only full-length critical collection to deal with modern adaptations of poetic genres. Contributors include Bernard O’Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and many other notable scholars of poetry and poetics