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The Poet in the Dark: Ezra Pound, an Arendtian Perspective

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter two looks, from a very different perspective, but with comparable phenomenological intensity, at the complexion of intersubjectivity in Ezra Pound. Building on areas of common interest ... More


The Outward Spiral: Why Kang and Bulosan Ignore the Everyday

Yoon Lee

in Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199915835
eISBN:
9780199315956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915835.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The early Asian American writers Younghill Kang and Carlos Bulosan conceived of modernity as progress toward the universal, and tried to capture this movement in their narrative’s structures. ... More


American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Alan M. Wald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book, the final volume of a trilogy, brings the author's multigenerational history of Communist writers to a climax. Using new research to explore the intimate lives of novelists, poets, and ... More


Conclusion: The Sense of an Ending

Alan M. Wald

in American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835869
eISBN:
9781469601502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837344_wald.13
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This conclusion examines the afterlife of Literary Communism. It also discusses the concept of Communist literary modernism as an expression of Theodor Adorno's “negative dialectics,” a term that ... More


Beginnings

Patrick Hayes

in Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Roth’s early work was shaped by ideas about literary value distinctive to the post-war cultural formation known as the “New Liberalism”. Drawing on his uncollated early journalism and early short ... More


Flesh Made Word: César Vallejo and the Spanish Civil War

Rachel Galvin

in News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that César Vallejo’s engagement with journalism is crucial for comprehending the aesthetics and politics of his Spanish Civil War poetry, although this connection is often ... More


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