Poetics of Emergence

Affect and History in Postwar Experimental Poetry

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Experimental poetry responded to historical change in the decades after World War II, with an attitude of such casual and reckless originality that its insights have often been overlooked. However...

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“Benjamin Lee’s Poetics of Emergence reveals how experimental poets sought to make sense of the social transformations un­derway in postwar United States, giving poetic shape to experi­ences that...

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