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The architecture of address : the monument and public speech in American poetry / Jake Adam York.

Author/Creator:
York, Jake Adam., author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (194 p.)
Series:
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Literary criticism and cultural theory
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Subjects:
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Monuments in literature.
Literature and society -- United States.
Public opinion in literature.
Public spaces in literature.
Architecture in literature.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This study argues that American poets become civic actors when their poems imagine and reconstruct the conceptual architecture of the moment.
Contents:
Getting in the way : the architecture of address
The street or ferry-boat or public assembly : Whitman and the making of monument
Crossing over Brooklyn Ferry : the bridge as monument
In common : Lowell, Whitman, Crane, and the making of a mode
In Lowell's wake, in Lowell's way : the monumental mode in the late twentieth century.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-217) and index.
ISBN:
1-135-87768-8
1-280-22523-8
0-203-51849-7
0-203-49106-8
OCLC:
191035326
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203491065 doi