Davis, Alex.

A History of Modernist Poetry. - New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (572 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chronology; Introduction: Modernist Poetry in History; Part I; Chapter 1 Form in Modernist Poetry; Chapter 2 Myths and Texts; Chapter 3 Politics and Modernist Poetry; Chapter 4 Modernist Poetry, Sexuality, and Gender; Chapter 5 Modernist Poetry and Race; Chapter 6 Modernist Periodicals; Part II; Chapter 7 Decadence and Poetic Modernism; Chapter 8 Edwardian, Georgian, Imagist, Vorticist, and 'Amygist' Poetry; Chapter 9 Early Eliot, H.D., and Pound; Chapter 10 Yeats, Modernism, and the Irish Revival Chapter 11 Modernism and First World War Poetry: Alternative LinesPart III; Chapter 12 Gertrude Stein; Chapter 13 Mina Loy; Chapter 14 Pound and Eliot: The Years of l'entre deux guerres; Chapter 15 American Poetry in the 1910s and 1920s: Stevens,Moore, Williams, and Others; Chapter 16 American Modernism from the 1930s to the 1950s: Williams and Stevens to Black Mountain and The Beats; Chapter 17 African American Modernisms; Chapter 18 Objectivist Poets; Chapter 19 Later Eliot and Pound; Chapter 20 War Modernism, 1918-1945; Chapter 21 Stony Limits: Modernist Peripheries Chapter 22 Modernist Inflections, Postcolonial DirectionsCoda; Chapter 23 Modernism after Modernism; Guide to Further Reading; Index

A History of Modernist Poetry examines innovative anglophone poetries from decadence to the post-war period.

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American poetry--20th century--History and criticism.
English poetry--20th century--History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature)--Great Britain.--History.
Modernism (Literature)--United States--History.
World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain--Literature and the war.
World War, 1914-1918--Influence--Great Britain.


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