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In the wings of histories about the Progressive Era and literary modernism stands a cohort of individuals who promoted reform by popularizing poetry, working behind the scenes to create an institutional infrastructure to support authors who addressed the problems of contemporary life. In this engagingly written and thoroughly researche...
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ISBN - 10:0230112846
ISBN - 13:9780230112841
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Table of Contents
Genteel Designs, Modern Renovations: Poetics and Poetic Communities from Hearth to Dynamo * Reforming Verse, Uplifting Society: The Labor Theory of Poetic Value * Curating A Community, Engineering A Renaissance: A New Infrastructure for the “New Beauty” * Rescripting Gender Codes, Redrawing the Color Line: Anthologies and The Dream of Aesthetic Universalism * Paring Words, Crafting Images: The Economy of Authorship in the Literary Marketplace * Romantic Individualism, Radical Politics: Lyric Solidarity in Peace and War