By Clive Bloom, Brian Docherty
Tracing its origins again to Walt Whitman, the Modernist culture in American poetry is pushed by means of an analogous obstacle to have interaction with the area in progressive phrases, encouraged through the idea that of democracy important to the yankee dream. yet this custom isn't restricted to some writers initially of the century: as an alternative it's been an everlasting strength, extending from coast to coast and of various colorations: Imagist, Objectivist, Beat. foreign in flavour yet formed by way of the language and prerequisites of the US, this poetry keeps to talk to us this day. This number of specifically commissioned essays brings jointly top students and critics to outline the yank Modernist canon, delivering quite a number views worthy to all these drawn to this attention-grabbing poetry.
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The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound 1907-1941 (London: Faber, 1971) p. 213. T. S. ), Literary Essays of Ezra Pound (London: Faber, 1968) p. 5. Barbara Guest, Herself Defined: The Poet H. D. and her World (London: Collins, 1985) p. 42. 'Goblins and Pagodas', Tlze Egoist, 3 (1916) pp. 183, 184. The allusion in the quotation is to John 3: viii. J. B. Harmer, Victory in Limbo: A History of Imagism, 1908-1917 (London: Seeker & Warburg, 1975) p. 62. : Modern Critical Views (New York: Chelsea House, 1989) p.
D. D. ), The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound 1907-1941 (London: Faber, 1971) p. 213. T. S. ), Literary Essays of Ezra Pound (London: Faber, 1968) p. 5. Barbara Guest, Herself Defined: The Poet H. D. and her World (London: Collins, 1985) p. 42. 'Goblins and Pagodas', Tlze Egoist, 3 (1916) pp. 183, 184. The allusion in the quotation is to John 3: viii. J. B. Harmer, Victory in Limbo: A History of Imagism, 1908-1917 (London: Seeker & Warburg, 1975) p. 62. : Modern Critical Views (New York: Chelsea House, 1989) p.
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