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Poetry in American Literature

John Jacob (Author)
Synopsis American Poetry, like arts includes American life but has speciality of peculiar craziness of cut off fragments, jagged purity and desperation, its explicitness, its physicality, its sudden, charged evocations of the past, its power to use the stuff of daily life, and its discourse and feeling. Since its beginning, if has grown to such a magnitude that it now depicts each and every aspect of American life both within and without. Since its beginning the domain of American literature has witnessed birth and elevation of numerous poets who have contributed a great deal that made poetry as an essential part of life. The book deals with poetry of great stalwarts of American poetry like Thomas Campion, Yvor Winters, Ben Jonson, Williams, Larkin, Lawrence, Whitman, Moore, Bishop, Oppen, Heaney, Blake, Freneau, Wright, Stevens, Toomer, Levine, anne Winters, T.S. Eliot, Fusao Inada. Ferlinghetti, Lihn, Giannini, de Campos, Rakosi, Duncan, Ritsos, Hamady, Levertov and numerous others who have enriched American poetry through their lifelong endeavor. In addition, the book also contains criticisms, explanations and elucidations on various literary topics in lucid language. This sincere endeavor towards American poetry and literature will suit to the needs of teachers, students, language consultants, scholars and general readers.
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About the author

John Jacob

John Jacob passed his Msc. in computer science from Madras University in Tamil Nadu. Jacob later got a training in the use of computers in Chicago in U.S.A. Jacob is consultant to many multinationals working in India. He has contributed articles to reputed ournals of India and abroad. Jacob trains employees of various governmental and non-governmental institutions in the use of computers and is advisor to many state governments in India.

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Title Poetry in American Literature
Author John Jacob
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8181920422
length viii+296p., 23cm.