This chapter examines British post-war poetry, specifically the courting of America and the engagement with Eastern European poets, aiming to map the co-ordinates of the British poetry of the Cold War, and showing the ways the Cold War was withstood and repeatedly lived over and out at the level of the imagination.
Keywords: post-war poetry; Eastern European poets; courting of America; Cold War
Article. 10498 words.
Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)
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