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By Richard Gray

A historical past of yank Poetry provides a complete exploration of the improvement of yank poetic traditions from their pre-Columbian origins to the current day.

  • Offers an in depth and available account of the whole diversity of yankee poetry
  • Situates the tale of yank poetry inside of an important social and old contexts, and areas person poets and poems within the proper intertextual contexts
  • Explores and translates American poetry by way of the overseas positioning and multicultural personality of the United States
  • Provides readers with a method to appreciate the person works and personalities that helped to form the most major our bodies of literature of the previous few centuries

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