A Companion to American Poetry


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<p><b>Provides&nbsp;a&nbsp;comprehensive and up-to-date&nbsp;examination&nbsp;of&nbsp;American poetry and its study&nbsp;</b></p> <p><i>A Companion to American Poetry</i>&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;collection of&nbsp;original essays&nbsp;exploring&nbsp;the&nbsp;latest&nbsp;topics and debates&nbsp;in American poetry, scholarship, and criticism. With a broad approach, this innovative volume addresses a diversity of poets, movements, genres, and concepts&nbsp;spanning&nbsp;American history from the seventeenth century to the present.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Underscoring the wide-ranging nature of poetic practice and scholarship,&nbsp;this&nbsp;<i>Companion</i>&nbsp;provides new perspectives on areas such as&nbsp;Transcendentalism&nbsp;and its legacies, poetics and identity, poetry and the arts, early and late experimentalisms, transnational poetics, poetry of engagement, and poetry before &ldquo;American Poetry.&rdquo; Thirty-seven&nbsp;thematically organized chapters discuss death and dying in American poetry, Modernism, early and late experimentalisms, poetry&nbsp;addressing&nbsp;cinema and popular music, African American, Asian American, Latinx, and Indigenous poetries.&nbsp;This&nbsp;<i>Companion&nbsp;</i>also covers&nbsp;contemporary topics such as Digital Modernism, Queer and Trans poetics, modern Feminist poetry, and poetry and politics in the 21st century, and more.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><i>A Companion to American Poetry&nbsp;i</i>s an essential resource&nbsp;for&nbsp;advanced undergraduate and graduate students, academic researchers and scholars, and for&nbsp;readers&nbsp;looking to explore current trends in American poetry.&nbsp;</p>