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Author Newcomb, John Timberman.
Title How did poetry survive? [electronic resource] : the making of modern American verse / John Timberman Newcomb.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xi, 338 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-326) and index.
Contents Introduction. A modernism of the city -- Inventing the new verse -- American poetry on the brink, 1905-1912 -- Poetry's opening door : Harriet Monroe and American modernism -- Young, blithe, and whimsical : the avant-gardism of the masses -- There is always others : experimental verse and "ulterior social result" -- Volunteers of America, 1917 : the seven arts and the Great War -- Keys to the city -- Gutter and skyline : the new verse and the metropolitan cityscape -- Footprints of the 20th century : American skyscrapers, modern poems -- Subway fare : toward a poetics of rapid transit.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Psychology.
Social change in literature.
Social conflict in literature.
City and town life in literature.
Technology in literature.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
Added Title Making of modern American verse
ISBN 9780252036798 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780252093906 (e-book)
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