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By Alex Davis, Lee M. Jenkins

ISBN-10: 131633225X

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A background of Modernist Poetry examines leading edge anglophone poetries from decadence to the post-war interval. the 1st of its 3 components considers formal and contextual concerns, together with fantasy, politics, gender, and race, whereas the second one and 3rd components talk about a variety of person poets, together with Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, Mina Loy, Gertrude Stein, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and Marianne Moore, in addition to key pursuits equivalent to Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This booklet additionally addresses the effect of either international Wars on experimental poetries and the the most important position of magazines in disseminating and proselytizing on behalf of poetic modernism. the gathering concludes with a wide-ranging dialogue of the inheritance of modernism in contemporary writing on each side of the Atlantic.

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Personae: The Shorter Poems of Ezra Pound, ed. Lea Baechler and A. Walton Litz (New York: New Directions, 1990), 266. 5. On the date of Hulme’s important paper, see The Collected Writings of T. E. Hulme, ed. Karen Csengeri (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994), 59. 6. Hulme had invited two members of the Rhymers’ Club, Ernest Radford and Ernest Rhys, to attend his new group; there is no evidence that they took up the offer. Florence Farr, Yeats’s collaborator in his experiments in chanting verse to the accompaniment of a psaltery in the early years of the century, was a member of the Tour Eiffel group; see Ronald Schuchard, The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), 260.

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André Breton, ‘First Manifesto of Surrealism’. T. E. Hulme, Speculations. Saint-Jean Perse, Anabase. Francis Picabia and René Clair, Entr’acte. I. A. Richards, Principles of Literary Criticism. Marianne Moore wins Dial Award and takes over editorship of The Dial (until 1929). Lenin dies. First Labour government elected in Britain. Indian Citizenship Act passed in US. Countee Cullen, Color. Nancy Cunard, Parallax. Ford Madox Ford, No More Parades. Langston Hughes, The Weary Blues. T. S. Eliot, ‘The Hollow Men’.

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