By Richard Gray
A heritage of yankee Poetry offers a entire exploration of the improvement of yankee poetic traditions from their pre-Columbian origins to the current day.
- bargains a close and available account of the whole diversity of yank poetry
- Situates the tale of yank poetry inside of the most important social and historic contexts, and locations person poets and poems within the proper intertextual contexts
- Explores and translates American poetry when it comes to the overseas positioning and multicultural personality of the United States
- offers readers with a method to appreciate the person works and personalities that helped to form some of the most major our bodies of literature of the prior few centuries
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A History of American Poetry by Richard Gray