Selected Poems

Selected Poems

From Modernism to Now

eBook - 2012
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Complete poems are bulky and too heavy to carry around. Collected poems pretend to be complete, but usually are not. Selected poems are altogether unpretentious and reader-friendly. But they can be problematic. Who decides what poems are important for inclusion in a volume of selected poems? When the selection occurs during the author's lifetime, may one assume that the author was involved? What motivates the choice of one poem over another? How do readers' preferences influence this choice? ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
ISBN: 9781299646476
Characteristics: 1 online resource (213 pages)
Additional Contributors: Kilgore-Caradec, Jennifer


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