Postmodern critique of the "great divide"--the postmodern self-conscious play with pop culture--has had little impact on "the WP label" according to Bryant: "Despite postmodernism's project of calling such hierarchies into question--and the resulting revaluation of women artists and popular culture--responses to women's poetry anthologies
can still become mired in the old morass of mass" (179).
When women's "innovative" poetry anthologies
moved from an anti-discriminatory agenda to an aesthetic one, I argued in my earlier essay, the continued insistence on the importance of the poems as women's poems transformed the contingent relation between the sex of the authors and the forms of their poems into a necessary one.
(2) The twentieth century, by contrast, sees a movement in poetry anthologies
away from gems and towards ideology and chronology.
Both poetry anthologies
are due to be published in March.
Editor of six poetry anthologies
, his forthcoming books include Best American Movie Writings, '97 and Writers on The Talking Cure.
By including discussions of such work, Brown paved the way both for future anthologists such as Hughes and Bontemps and, more recently, Komunyakaa and Feinstein, in their jazz poetry anthologies
. Additionally, Brown anticipates such studies as Toni Morrison's Playing in the Dark.
In addition to several television and radio plays, Dunn also published a collection of short stories, Secret Villages (1985), and edited a number of poetry anthologies
are among the most political tools in literature in their form, content and intent.
Williams is a prolific writer, having published in the NPA previously, as well as in five poetry anthologies
. He is the 1992 recipient of the Golden Poet's Award.
His work has been included in poetry anthologies
in Cyprus, UK and Hungary and he has participated as a guest speaker in a variety of countries at key academic/artistic events over the last two decades.
He has also published six fiction stories, two poetry anthologies
, three essay collections and an English novel as well as two academic papers and several articles in international journals.
One of the country's biggest poetry publishers, Northumberland-based Bloodaxe Books, has enjoyed huge success with a trilogy of poetry anthologies
- Staying Alive, Being Alive and Being Human.