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Poetry's Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age

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Poetry's Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age
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Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0472050990
ISBN-13: 9780472050994

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At a time when most commentators fixate on American poetry's supposed 'death,' Kevin Stein's Poetry's Afterlife instead proposes the vitality of its aesthetic hereafter. The essays of Poetry's Afterlife blend memoir, scholarship, and personal essay to survey the current poetry scene, trace how we arrived here, and suggest where poetry is headed in our increasingly digital culture.

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