Download PDF by Sean Pryor: Poetry, Modernism, and an Imperfect World

By Sean Pryor

ISBN-10: 1107184401

ISBN-13: 9781107184404

diversified modernist poems, faraway from advertisements a capability to prefigure utopia or shop society, comprehend themselves to be complicit within the disappointment and injustice of a less than excellent or fallen global. Combining research of technical units and aesthetic values with broader money owed of up to date severe debates, social contexts, and political heritage, this ebook bargains a formalist argument approximately how those poems comprehend themselves and their scenario, and a historicist argument in regards to the meanings in their varieties. The poetry of the canonical modernists T. S. Eliot, Mina Loy, and Wallace Stevens is put along the poetry of Ford Madox Ford, greater recognized for his novels and his feedback, and the poetry of Joseph Macleod, whose paintings has been principally forgotten. concentrating on the years from 1914 to 1930, the ebook bargains a brand new account of a very important second within the heritage of British and American modernism.

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