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The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures

Harris Feinsod


The Poetry of the Americas offers an expansive, detailed history of relations among poets in the United States and Latin America, spanning three decades from the Good Neighbor diplomacy of World War II through the Cold War cultural policies of the late 1960s. Connecting works by Martín Adán, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Jorge Luis Borges, Julia de Burgos, Ernesto Cardenal, Jorge Carrera Andrade, Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes, José Lezama Lima, Pablo Neruda, Charles Olson, Octavio Paz, Heberto Padilla, Wallace Stevens, Derek Walcott, William Carlos Williams, and many others, Feinsod reve ... More

Keywords: cultural diplomacy, Cold War, Pan-Americanism, Poetry—History and criticism, poetics, modernism, transnationalism in literature, hemispheric studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190682002
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190682002.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harris Feinsod, author
Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Northwestern University