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A better half to Poetic Genre brings jointly over forty contributions from top lecturers to supply serious overviews of poetic genres and their sleek variations.

  • Covers a wide range of poetic cultural traditions from Britain, eire, North the USA, Japan and the Caribbea
  • Summarises many genres from their earliest origins to their most modern renderings
  • The purely full-length severe assortment to accommodate glossy diversifications of poetic genres
  • Contributors comprise Bernard O’Donoghue, Stephen Burt, Jahan Ramazani, and plenty of different impressive students of poetry and poetics

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