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Behind The Lines: War Resistance Poetry On The American Homefront Since 1941, Philip Metres Dec 2006

Behind The Lines: War Resistance Poetry On The American Homefront Since 1941, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

Behind the Lines investigates American war resistance poetry from the Second World War through the Iraq wars. Rather than simply chronicling the genre, Philip Metres argues that this poetry gets to the heart of who is authorized to speak about war and how it can be represented. As such, he explores a largely neglected area of scholarship: the poet’s relationship to dissenting political movements and the nation. In his elegant study, Metres examines the ways in which war resistance is registered not only in terms of its content but also at the level of the lyric. He proposes that ...


A Kindred Orphanhood / Sergey Gandlevsky ; Translated From The Russian By Philip Metres, Philip Metres Dec 2002

A Kindred Orphanhood / Sergey Gandlevsky ; Translated From The Russian By Philip Metres, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

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