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Description - Poetry in Theory by Jon Cook

Poetry in Theory: An Anthology 1900--2000 brings together key critical and theoretical texts from the twentieth century which have animated debates about modern poetry.* Helps readers to think critically about the nature of modern poetry, and to engage with broader questions about aesthetics, language, culture and imagination.* Includes texts by poets, critics, theorists and philosophers, ranging from Ezra Pound to Jacques Derrida.* Texts in translation from French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian are presented alongside the work of writers from Britain, Ireland, the United States, Africa, India and the Caribbean.* Each text is accompanied by a brief biographical and thematic introduction.* A system of cross--referencing points up significant connections and disagreements between the texts.* Includes a thematic index and chronology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631225546
ISBN-10: 0631225544
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 172mm x 36mm)
Pages: 664
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jon Cook

Jon Cook is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of American and English Literature. His published work includes Romanticism and Ideology (1981), William Hazlitt: Selected Writings (1998) and numerous essays on Romanticism, critical and cultural theory, and contemporary writing.

Books By Jon Cook

Selected Writings by Jon Cook
Paperback, May 2009
Hazlitt in Love by Jon Cook
Paperback, February 2007
Poetry in Theory by Jon Cook
Hardback, June 2004