Contemporary British Poetry by David WheatleyContemporary British Poetry by David Wheatley

Contemporary British Poetry

byDavid Wheatley

Paperback | December 2, 2014

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This Reader's Guide provides a timely critical overview that allows readers to orient themselves authoritatively in the rapidly-evolving field of contemporary British poetry. Focusing on key themes and issues, and a wide range of poets, the Guide captures the intersection between the historical and cultural contexts of critical debate today.
David Wheatley is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Aberdeen, UK.
Title:Contemporary British PoetryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.45 inPublished:December 2, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230362532

ISBN - 13:9780230362536

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. Anthologies and Canon Formation.- 2. Approaches to Contemporary British Poetry.- 3. Postcolonialism.- 4. Gender, Sexuality and Class.- 5. Experiment and Language.- 6. New Environments.- Conclusion: Criticism Today.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.