A History of modernist poetry by Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret PDF

By Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret

ISBN-10: 1107038677

ISBN-13: 9781107038677

ISBN-10: 5720158219

ISBN-13: 9785720158217

A background 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 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 hobbies reminiscent of Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This publication additionally addresses the impression 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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Hugh MacDiarmid, A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle; Penny Wheep. Fire!! magazine founded. ’ Chronology 1927 1928 1929 xxix Louis Aragon, Le Paysan de Paris. Bauhaus opens in Dessau. General Strike in Britain. Langston Hughes, Fine Clothes to the Jew. Gertrude Stein, ‘Patriarchal Poetry’. Louis Zukofsky begins “A” (completed in 1978). American Caravan founded (yearbook until 1936). transition magazine founded (until 1938). Wyndham Lewis, Time and Western Man. Laura Riding and Robert Graves, A Survey of Modernist Poetry.

Virgil Thompson’s Four Saints in Three Acts opens on Broadway (sets by Florine Stettheimer, libretto by Gertrude Stein). Samuel Beckett, Echo’s Bones and Other Precipitates. William Empson, Poems. Marianne Moore, Selected Poems. Ezra Pound, Jefferson and/or Mussolini. Laura Riding, Epilogue (until 1938, periodical in book form). Wallace Stevens, Ideas of Order. T. S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral (verse drama) produced at the Canterbury Festival. Italy invades Abyssinia. T. S. Eliot, Collected Poems.

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. Wall Street crash. Museum of Modern Art opens in New York. Censorship of Publications Act (Ireland). W. H. Auden, Poems (2nd edn, 1933). Samuel Beckett, Whoroscope. Basil Bunting, Redimiculum Matellarum. Hart Crane, The Bridge. T. S. Eliot, Ash-Wednesday. Hugh MacDiarmid, To Circumjack Cencrastus. Ezra Pound, A Draft of XXX Cantos. William Empson, Seven Types of Ambiguity.

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