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By Alex Davis,Lee M. Jenkins

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 fable, 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 activities resembling Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This ebook additionally addresses the influence of either global 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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