By Andrew Epstein
Challenging either the reductive evaluations of yankee individualism and the idealized, seriously biographical celebrations of literary camaraderie one reveals in a lot severe dialogue, this e-book offers a brand new interpretation of the odd dynamics of yank avant-garde poetic groups and the position of the person inside them. via situating his broad and revealing readings of those hugely influential poets opposed to the backdrop of chilly conflict cultural politics and in the context of yank pragmatist notion, Epstein uncovers the collision among radical self-reliance and the siren name of the interpersonal on the middle of postwar American poetry.
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Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry by Andrew Epstein