“The Poetry of the Thirties” and politics today

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August 17, 2011
Untimely Meditations
by Robert Klein Engler  
Posted in Commentary

"What politics influences most poetry today? Like the thirties, it is the politics of the Left, a Left in the United States that has grown closer and closer to outright communism. Beyond this, the great metaphor that informs much of our writing is the civil rights movement." (08/17/11)


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