Crisis and the US Avant-Garde by Ben Hickman

By Ben Hickman

problem and the united states Avant-Garde examines the politics of poetry during the lens of predicament. A well timed remark at the position poetic tradition could play in political fight going ahead into our personal numerous modern crises, the publication connects significant twentieth-century poets and activities, together with Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka and Language Poetry, with their numerous moments of political upheaval. analyzing poems as tried interventions in turning-points or moments of determination inside of American tradition, main issue and the U.S. Avant-Garde seems to be at how poetry seeks to move past poetic language, and investigates how experimental American poetry has tried to responds to imperialism, conflict, category clash and capitalism itself.

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