Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Great Regulars: Jeffrey Brown: Could you first help and define

what we mean by post modern poetry.

Paul Hoover: Historically, it's the period following World War II. So it represents sort of the rise of the US as an international nation, a presence, and also in some ways a ruling presence. And questions of the US position come into question in some of the poetry. Thus with the rise of the Beats, for example, and political quesions that it had to that.

from Jeffrey Brown: PBS: Newshour: New Anthology Captures Postmodern American Poetry


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