By Luke Roberts
This ebook examines the literary effect of famed British poet, Barry MacSweeney, who labored on the leading edge of poetic discovery in post-war Britain. Agitated both via politics and the probabilities of creative experimentation, Barry MacSweeney used to be ridiculed within the press, his literary popularity purely convalescing in the direction of the top of his existence which was once minimize brief via alcoholism. With shut readings of MacSweeney along his contemporaries, precursors, and affects, together with J.H. Prynne, Shelley, Jack Spicer, and Sylvia Plath, Luke Roberts bargains a clean creation to the sphere of contemporary poetry. Richly unique with archival and bibliographic examine, this booklet recovers the social and political context of MacSweeney’s interesting, difficult, and debatable influence 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