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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: January 2013

3 - Confessional Poetry

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The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry since 1945
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Further Reading

Allen, Donald, The New American Poetry, 1945–1960. New York: Grove Press, 1960.
Breslin, Paul. The Psycho-Political Muse: American Poetry since the Fifties. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Britzolakis, Christina. Sylvia Plath and the Theater of Mourning. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999.
Brunner, Edward J. Cold War Poetry: The Social Text in the Fifties Poem. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Davidson, Michael. Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Forbes, Deborah. Sincerity’s Shadow: Self-Consciousness in British Romantic and Mid-Twentieth Century American Poetry. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.
Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. 1963; New York: Dell, 1983.
Garrow, David. Liberty and Sexuality; The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade, 1923–1973. New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994.
Gill, Jo, ed. Modern Confessional Writing: New Critical Essays. New York and London: Routledge Press, 2006.
May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. New York: Basic Books, 1988.
Nelson, Deborah. Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.
Packard, Vance. The Naked Society. New York: David McKay, 1964.
Ramazani, Jahan. The Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Rogin, Michael. Ronald Reagan, The Movie and Other Episodes in Political Demonology. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987.
Rose, Jacqueline. The Haunting of Sylvia Plath. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.
Vendler, Helen. The Given and the Made: Strategies of Poetic Redefinition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.