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By Jahan Ramazani

Poetry is frequently seen as culturally homogeneous—“stubbornly national,” in T. S. Eliot’s word, or “the so much provincial of the arts,” in response to W. H. Auden. yet in A Transnational Poetics, Jahan Ramazani uncovers the ocean-straddling energies of the poetic imagination—in modernism and the Harlem Renaissance; in post–World battle II North the US and the North Atlantic; and in ethnic American, postcolonial, and black British writing. Cross-cultural trade and impression are, he argues, one of the leader engines of poetic improvement within the 20th and twenty-first centuries.

Reexamining the paintings of a wide range of poets, from Eliot, Yeats, and Langston Hughes to Elizabeth Bishop, Lorna Goodison, and Agha Shahid Ali, Ramazani finds the various ways that glossy and modern poetry in English overflows nationwide borders and exceeds the scope of nationwide literary paradigms. via numerous transnational templates—globalization, migration, shuttle, style, impression, modernity, decolonization, and diaspora—he discovers poetic connection and discussion throughout countries or even hemispheres.

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