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By Luke Roberts

This booklet examines the literary effect of famed British poet, Barry MacSweeney, who labored on the leading edge of poetic discovery in post-war Britain.  Agitated both by way of politics and the chances of creative experimentation, Barry MacSweeney was once ridiculed within the press, his literary attractiveness purely convalescing in the direction of the tip of his lifestyles which used to be minimize brief via alcoholism. With shut readings of MacSweeney along his contemporaries, precursors, and affects, together with J.H. Prynne, Shelley, Jack Spicer, and Sylvia Plath, Luke Roberts deals a clean creation to the sphere of contemporary poetry. Richly special with archival and bibliographic learn, this booklet recovers the social and political context of MacSweeney’s fascinating, not easy, and debatable effect on smooth and modern poetry.

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