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

By Davis, Alex; Jenkins, Lee Margaret

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 concerns, together with fable, politics, gender, and race, whereas the second one and 3rd components talk 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 routine reminiscent of Imagism, Objectivism, and the Harlem Renaissance. This publication additionally addresses the impression 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 fresh writing on either side of the Atlantic

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Alfred Kreymborg, Troubadour: An Autobiography. , The New Negro. Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein, Battleship Potemkin. Alfred North Whitehead, Science and the Modern World. Scopes trial, Tennessee. Hart Crane, White Buildings. 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’.

Lorine Niedecker, T & G: The Collected Poems (1936– 1966). English Intelligencer magazine founded (until 1968). Lorine Niedecker, North Central. Renato Poggioli, The Theory of the Avant-Garde. George Oppen awarded Pulitzer Prize for Of Being Numerous (1968). Ezra Pound, Drafts & Fragments of Cantos CX–CXVII. J. H. Prynne, The White Stones. Louis Zukofsky, Catullus. Ted Hughes, Crow: From the Life and Songs of Crow. Theodor W. Adorno, Aesthetic Theory. Hugh Kenner, The Pound Era. David Jones, The Dying Gaul and Other Writings.

R. Leavis, New Bearings in English Poetry. , New Signatures. , An ‘Objectivists’ Anthology. Scrutiny magazine founded (until 1953). Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party, ‘Decree on the Reconstruction of Literary and Artistic Organizations’. Wyndham Lewis, One-Way Song. Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Chronology 1934 1935 1936 xxxi W. B. Yeats, The Winding Stair and Other Poems. Minotaure magazine founded (until 1939). The Objectivist Press founded (George Oppen, Louis Zukofsky, Charles Reznikoff, and Willliam Carlos Williams).

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