Poems of the American Empire

The Lyric Form in the Long Twentieth Century

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Poems of the American Empire argues that careful attention to a particular strain of twentieth-century lyric poetry yields a counter-history of American global power. The period that Phillis...

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Poems of the American Empire makes a substantially new claim about the relationship between lyric and epic as constitutive parts of a hybrid poetic form developed by Pound and Williams and revised...

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