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Description - Poetry and Repetition by Krystyna Mazur

This book examines the function of repetition in the work of Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery. All three poets extensively employ and comment upon the effects of repetition, yet represent three distinct poetics, considerably removed from one another in stylistic and historical terms. At the same time, the three are engaged in a highly interesting relation to each other - a relation readers tend to explain in terms of repetition, by positing Whitman and Stevens as the two alternative 'beginnings' out of which Ashbery emerges. Krystyna Mazur analyses the work of the three poets to discern patterns that may operate across a relatively broad spectrum of examples, as well as to consider the variety of ways in which repetition can structure a poetic text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415970570
ISBN-10: 0415970571
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Krystyna Mazur

Krystyna Mazur received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1996. She currently teaches in the American Studies Center at Warsaw University.

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