Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays
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Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays

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A comprehensive and scholarly account of this popular and influential genre, the essays in this collection explore confessional literature from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, and include the writing of John Berryman, Anne Sexton, Ted Hughes and Helen Fielding.

Drawing on a wide range of examples, the contributors to this volume evaluate and critique conventio...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published October 2nd 2009 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2000)
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Dr Jo Gill is Associate Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature in the Department of English. She teaches and researches in modern and contemporary English and American literature, and has particular interests and expertise in poetry, confessional and life writing, and in the cultures of the suburbs. Her most recent book, The Poetics of the American Suburbs, was published in 2013. She is the Pri...more
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