The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry (Cambridge by Alex Davis,Lee M. Jenkins PDF

By Alex Davis,Lee M. Jenkins

This 2007 better half deals the main entire evaluate to be had of modernist poetry, its varieties, its significant authors and its contexts. the 1st half explores the ancient and cultural contexts and sexual politics of literary modernism and the avant garde. The chapters within the moment half be aware of person authors and events, whereas the concluding half deals a complete review of the early reception and next canonisation of modernist poetry. in addition to insightful readings of canonical poets, the significant other positive aspects prolonged discussions of poets whose significance is now being more and more regarded, similar to Mina Loy, poets of the Harlem Renaissance, and postcolonial poets within the Caribbean, Africa and India. whereas modernist poets are usually regarded as tricky, those essays might help scholars to appreciate and luxuriate in their experimental, playful and engaging responses to modern social and cultural swap and their discussion with the humanities and with each one other.

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