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Democracy in Contemporary U.S. Women"s Poetry (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century) by Nicky Marsh

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • American Contemporary Poetry,
  • Women As Authors (American Literature),
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • Feminist,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Women Authors,
  • American - General,
  • General,
  • Women Authors

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10194695M
ISBN 100230600263
ISBN 109780230600263

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About this book Introduction This book reads the work of contemporary women poets against recent debates in third wave feminism and democratic theory in exploring the range of ways in which women poets have interrogated the complexities of being public in contemporary U.S culture. Democracy in contemporary U.S. women's poetry. [Nicky Marsh] -- "This book supplements existing narratives of feminist poetry by examining how contemporary women poets have interrogated what it means to be public. This book supplements existing narratives of feminist poetry by examining how contemporary women poets have interrogated what it means to be public. It draws on recent debates in democratic theory and third-wave feminism to explore the work of women poets as varied as Susan Howe, Rita Dove, Jorie Graham, Harryette Mullen and Leslie Scalapino. Democracy in America: The Complete and Unabridged Volumes I and II (Bantam Classics) by Alexis de Tocqueville, Joseph Epstein, et al. | Apr 4, out of 5 stars

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This book is about democracy. In this first chapter we see how democracy has expanded during the last hundred years to more and more countries in the world. More than half of the independent countries in the world today are democracies. The expansion of democracy has not been smooth and straight. It has seen several ups and downs in different. Books shelved as democracy: How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future by Steven Levitsky, Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville.   Poetry & Democracy,” The Common presents four weekly features this month, each addressing and extending this national—and international—conversation. In this, our fourth installment, we offer Ron Welburn ’s “Seeing in the Dark” and “Alternate Charles Ramsey” by Reginald Dwayne Betts. "The East of the Jordan", by Zeev Jabotinsky, is another poem; a more modern poetry book is Democracy in Contemporary U.S. Women's Poetry written by Nicky Marsh; political poetry originates from all around the world, however, it is viewed with distinctive variations. Through the reader's point of view, political poetry conveys and expresses political aspects which then shapes how it is read, .