By Luke Roberts
This publication examines the literary impression of famed British poet, Barry MacSweeney, who labored on the vanguard of poetic discovery in post-war Britain. Agitated both via politics and the probabilities of inventive experimentation, Barry MacSweeney used to be ridiculed within the press, his literary popularity in simple terms convalescing in the direction of the top of his existence which used to be minimize brief through alcoholism. With shut readings of MacSweeney along his contemporaries, precursors, and impacts, together with J.H. Prynne, Shelley, Jack Spicer, and Sylvia Plath, Luke Roberts bargains a clean creation to the sphere of recent poetry. Richly particular with archival and bibliographic study, this e-book recovers the social and political context of MacSweeney’s intriguing, not easy, and debatable influence on sleek 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