Discusses the social, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic aspects of American literatureers; in the eighth grade, he moved into a remedial class, which left him enough free time to take up the clarinet and saxophone and eventually start a band. ... Fussell, who used Pounda#39;s ABC of Reading as a textbook, introduced his honors students to contemporary poetry - aquot;the first poetry by living writersaquot; ... A poet- critic, Robert Pinsky has been interested both in creative writing and in critical analysis.
|Title||:||The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 8, Poetry and Criticism, 1940-1995|
|Author||:||Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1996-03-29|