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Modernist poetry crosses racial and nationwide obstacles. The emergence of poetic modernism within the Americas was once profoundly formed by means of transatlantic contexts of empire-building and migration. during this formidable booklet, Anita Patterson examines cross-currents of impression between a number American, African American and Caribbean authors. Works by way of Whitman, Poe, Eliot, Pound and their avant-garde contemporaries served as a history for black poets within the US and in other places within the New global. In tracing those connections, Patterson argues for a renewed specialise in intercultural and transnational discussion in modernist reviews. This daring and innovative paintings of transnational literary and old feedback units canonical American figures in interesting contexts and opens up readings of Langston Hughes, Derek Walcott, and Aime Cesaire. This publication can be of curiosity to students of yank and African American literature, modernism, postcolonial reports, and Caribbean literature.

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