By Luke Roberts
This e-book examines the literary impression of famed British poet, Barry MacSweeney, who labored on the vanguard of poetic discovery in post-war Britain. Agitated both by way of politics and the probabilities of inventive experimentation, Barry MacSweeney was once ridiculed within the press, his literary recognition basically improving in the direction of the top of his lifestyles which was once lower brief by means of alcoholism. With shut readings of MacSweeney along his contemporaries, precursors, and impacts, together with J.H. Prynne, Shelley, Jack Spicer, and Sylvia Plath, Luke Roberts bargains a clean creation to the sector of recent poetry. Richly particular with archival and bibliographic learn, this publication recovers the social and political context of MacSweeney’s fascinating, not easy, and arguable effect on smooth and modern poetry.
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Barry MacSweeney and the Politics of Post-War British Poetry: Seditious Things (Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics) by Luke Roberts