Poetry in Theory: An Anthology 1900-2000
August 2004, ©2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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Poetry in Theory: An Anthology 1900-2000 brings together key critical and theoretical texts from the twentieth century which have animated debates about modern poetry.
- Helps readers to think critically about the nature of modern poetry, and to engage with broader questions about aesthetics, language, culture and imagination.
- Includes texts by poets, critics, theorists and philosophers, ranging from Ezra Pound to Jacques Derrida.
- Texts in translation from French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian are presented alongside the work of writers from Britain, Ireland, the United States, Africa, India and the Caribbean.
- Each text is accompanied by a brief biographical and thematic introduction.
- A system of cross-referencing points up significant connections and disagreements between the texts.
- Includes a thematic index and chronology.