By Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret
A background of Modernist Poetry examines leading edge anglophone poetries from decadence to the post-war interval. the 1st of its 3 elements considers formal and contextual matters, together with fantasy, politics, gender, and race, whereas the second one and 3rd elements speak about quite a lot 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 events comparable to Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This e-book additionally addresses the influence of either global Wars on experimental poetries and the an important function 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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S. Eliot, Selected Essays. F. R. Leavis, New Bearings in English Poetry. , New Signatures. , An ‘Objectivists’ Anthology. Scrutiny magazine founded (until 1953). Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party, ‘Decree on the Reconstruction of Literary and Artistic Organizations’. Wyndham Lewis, One-Way Song. Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Chronology 1934 1935 1936 xxxi W. B. Yeats, The Winding Stair and Other Poems. Minotaure magazine founded (until 1939). The Objectivist Press founded (George Oppen, Louis Zukofsky, Charles Reznikoﬀ, and Willliam Carlos Williams).
Introduction: Modernist Poetry in History 17 Notes 1. ’, in The Politics of Modernism: Against the New Conformists, ed. Tony Pinkney (London: Verso, 1989), 31–5; Alex Davis and Lee M. 3 (2006), 425–43; and Michael Levenson, Modernism (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011), 1–54. 2. Wallace Stevens, Collected Poetry and Prose, ed. Frank Kermode and Joan Richardson (New York: Library of America, 1997), 348. 3. D. and the Imagists (London: Jonathan Cape, 2009), 538–40. 4. Personae: The Shorter Poems of Ezra Pound, ed.
D. H. Lawrence, Collected Poems. Ezra Pound, Selected Poems, intro. by T. S. Eliot. William Carlos Williams, Voyage to Pagany. W. B. Yeats, The Tower. Ezra Pound includes Louis Zukofsky’s ‘Poem beginning “The” ’ in The Exile. Dziga Vertov, Man with a Movie Camera. Enfranchisement of women over 21 in Britain. Countee Cullen, The Black Christ and Other Poems. Ezra Pound, ‘How to Read’. I. A. Richards, Practical Criticism. Edith Sitwell, Gold Coast Customs. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own. Documents magazine founded (until 1930).
A History of modernist poetry by Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret