Ronald Johnson’s modernist collage poetry

R. Hair

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Ronald Johnson’s Modernist Collage Poetry is the first monograph to address the legacy of the American poet, Ronald Johnson (1935-1998). Drawing upon never before seen archival material, this book sets out to understand Johnson’s poetry in the context of the “New American” collage tradition, stretching from Ezra Pound to Louis Zukofsky and beyond. Additionally, Ross Hair assesses Johnson’s work in relation to wider questions concerning literary chronologies, especially the discontinuities commonly seen to exist between nineteenth-century Romantic and twentieth-century modernist literary forms.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages270
ISBN (Print)9780230108691
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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