Bardic Ethos and the American Poem: Whitman, Pound, Crane, Williams, Olson by Jeffrey Walker Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1989

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Title: Bardic Ethos and the American Poem: Whitman, Pound, Crane, Williams, Olson

Author: Jeffrey Walker

Description: First Printing. Red cloth boards. Interior is clean. Dust jacket has a hint of wear at the top end of the spine and very slight toning along its top edge. DJ is in an archival mylar sleeve.

Walker explores the rhetorical and political legacy that Walt Whitman bequeathed to his poetic heirs with Leaves of Grass, and considers the fate of American bardic enterprise in four twentieth-century epic poems: Ezra Pound's Cantos, Hart Crane's The Bridge, William Carlos Williams' Paterson, and Charles Olson's Maximus Poems.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press

Place: Baton Rouge

Year: 1989

ISBN: 0807114782

Language: English

Size: 9 x 6 inches.

Pages: 261 pages.

Keywords: American, poetry, literary criticism, bards, bardism, poetic criticism,

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