The obligation toward the difficult whole : postmodernist long poems /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McHale, Brian.
Format: Book
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004.
Series:Modern and contemporary poetics
Table of Contents:
  • 1: The obligation toward the difficult whole
  • Angels in America: James Merrill's The changing light at sandover
  • Pop (up) figures: Melvin Tolson's Harlem Gallery and Edward Dorn's Gunslinger
  • 4: Archaeologies of knowledge: Geoffrey Hill's Mercian hymns and Armand Schwerner's The tablets
  • 5: How (not) to read a postmodernist long poem: John Ashbery's "The skaters"
  • 6: Will the revolution be televised? Thomas McGrath's Letter to an imaginary friend and Bruce Andrew's "confidence trick"
  • 7: The silent woman: Susan Howe's The Europe of trust
  • Elements of postmodernist poetry.