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By Alex Davis, Lee M. Jenkins

ISBN-10: 131633225X

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A historical past 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 components 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 pursuits equivalent to Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This e-book 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 either side of the Atlantic.

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Mark Scroggins’s chapter maps the contours of experimental American poetry in the 1930s, with reference to the ‘Objectivist’ grouping of Louis Zukofsky, George Oppen, Carl Rakosi, and Charles Reznikoff, with which Lorine Niedecker and the British poet Basil Bunting would subsequently be associated. For the most part Jewish and committed to a leftist political programme, the Objectivists wrote a variety of intransigently modernist poetries, building largely on the innovations of Pound and Williams.

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). André Breton, ‘Second Manifesto of Surrealism’. Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, The Threepenny Opera. , ‘Revolution of the Word’. Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí, Un chien andalou. xxx 1930 1931–2 1931 1932 1933 Chronology Wyndham Lewis, Paleface: The Philosophy of the Melting Pot.

W. B. Yeats, Last Poems and Two Plays; death of Yeats. James Agee and Walker Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Clement Greenberg, ‘Avant-Garde and Kitsch’. Second World War commences. Gertrude Stein, ‘What Are Master-pieces and Why Are There So Few of Them’. The Bell magazine founded (until 1954). Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator. British evacuation at Dunkirk. Charles Madge, The Father Found. John Crowe Ransom, The New Criticism. Japan attacks Pearl Harbor; United States enters Second World War.

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