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Poet-critics and the administration of culture

Evan Kindley

Poet-critics and the administration of culture

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Authors and patrons,
  • Critics,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Litterateurs,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-157) and index.

    StatementEvan Kindley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.1 .K497 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 pages
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26931983M
    ISBN 100674980077
    ISBN 109780674980075
    LC Control Number2017008711
    OCLC/WorldCa980302367

      It is, of course, a familiar way to think about modernism and its place in history, and it recurs in two books, Evan Kindley’s Poet-Critics and the Administration of Culture, and Nathan Suhr-Sytsma’s Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature, both of which are in some sense grappling with the legacy of modernism. BOOK REVIEW Red Modernism: American Poetry and the Spirit of Communism. Mark Steven. Poet-Critics and the Administration of Culture. Evan Kindley. 47 Reviewed by Stephen Hahn 2 16/04/19 am. dissertation entitled “Critics and Connoisseurs: Poet-Critics and the Administration of Culture.” He works at Claremont McKenna College and is managing editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books. His email address is [email protected] 72 Evan Kindley / Big Criticism.


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