A comprehensive and scholarly review of contemporary British and Irish Poetry
With contributions from noted scholars in the field, A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015 offers a collection of writings from a diverse group of experts. They explore the richness of individual poets, genres, forms, techniques, traditions, concerns, and institutions that comprise these two distinct but interrelated national poetries.
Part of the acclaimed Blackwell Companion to Literature and Culture series, this book contains a comprehensive survey of the most important contemporary Irish and British poetry. The contributors provide new perspectives and positions on the topic. This important book:
•Explores the institutions, histories, and receptions of contemporary Irish and British poetry
•Contains contributions from leading scholars of British and Irish poetry
•Includes an analysis of the most prominent Irish and British poets
•Puts contemporary Irish and British poetry in context
Written for students and academics of contemporary poetry, A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015 offers a comprehensive review of contemporary poetry from a wide range of diverse contributors.