Private Poets, Worldly Acts: Public & Private History in Contemporary

by

Write The First Customer Review

At a time when poets appear tragically detached from the public for which they write, Kevin Stein persuasively demonstrates in "Private Poets, Worldy Acts" the way a particular group of diverse poets have manifested their communal concerns. As "Choice" wrote, Stein's graceful text is a primer on the relationship of the (American) poetic to the political. Looking through the lens of the careers of Robert Lowell, James Wright, Frank O'Hara, Adrienne Rich, Philip Levine, Yusef Komunyakaa, Rita Dove, David Wojahn, and Carolyn ...

Private Poets, Worldly Acts: Public & Private History in Contemporary 1999, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821412824

Trade paperback

Select
Private Poets, Worldly Acts: Public & Private History in Contemporary 1996, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821411636

Hardcover

Select