By Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret
A historical past of Modernist Poetry examines cutting edge anglophone poetries from decadence to the post-war interval. the 1st of its 3 components considers formal and contextual matters, together with fable, politics, gender, and race, whereas the second one and 3rd elements speak 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 publication additionally addresses the impression of either international 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 fresh writing on each side of the Atlantic
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Ezra Pound, The Pisan Cantos, awarded Bollingen Prize. William Carlos Williams, ‘The Poem as a Field of Action’ (lecture). Saint-John Perse, Anabasis, tr. T. S. Eliot. Formation of the Republic of Ireland. Charles Olson, ‘The Kingﬁshers’; ‘Projective Verse’. Wallace Stevens, The Auroras of Autumn. Langston Hughes, Montage of a Dream Deferred. Lynette Roberts, Gods with Stainless Ears. Wallace Stevens, The Necessary Angel. David Jones, The Anathemata. Charles Olson, ﬁrst Maximus poems published.
G. Frazer, and Martin Heidegger. Having diﬀerentiated between those modernists who deploy a ‘mythical method’ and those whose work embodies mythopoeia, Bell sets out some of the principal modalities of modernist myth-making by attending to a range of work from Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Stevens, H. , and Lawrence, to Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Michael Tratner’s chapter investigates modernist poetry’s negotiations with the emergent politics of the twentieth century, with reference to the radical and the reactionary ideological discourses which inﬂect and, in some cases, deeply preoccupy modernist poetics.
Hendry, The Bombed Happiness. Patrick Kavanagh, The Great Hunger. Wallace Stevens, Parts of a World; Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction. José Garcia Villa, Have Come, Am Here. Hugh MacDiarmid, Lucky Poet. Ezra Pound indicted for treason in the US. , The Walls Do Not Fall. T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets. Lynette Roberts, Poems. xxxiv 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 Chronology Melvin Tolson, Rendezvous with America. Carl Gustav Jung, Psychology and Alchemy. , Tribute to the Angels. J. F. Hendry and Henry Treece, eds, The Crown and the Sickle.
A History of modernist poetry by Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret