Day 28 February 2021

Some Important Themes In American Poetry

Some Important Themes In American Poetry [Adapted from Thematic Guide to American Poetry by Allan Burns] Civilisation The poets of America have always had an uneasy relationship with American civilisation as a whole. On the one hand, they extolled ideas like freedom, democracy, opportunity, prosperity, and ingenuity; on the other,…
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A Brief History of American Poetry

A Brief History of American Poetry American poetry arose first as an outcome of the hard work by the colonialists to add their opinions and expressions to English poetry in the 17thcentury, just prior to the unification of the thirteen colonies even though, earlier to this constitutional unification of colonies,…
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