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Author P√Ętea, Viorica.

Title Modernism Revisited : Transgressing Boundaries and Strategies of Renewal in American Poetry
Published Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (252 pages)
Series DQR Studies in Literature, 40 ; v.v. 40
DQR studies in literature ; 40
Contents Modernism Revisited; Table Of Contents; Introduction; The Aura Of Modernism; Frost's Sonnets, In And Out Of Bounds; Pound And Williams: Letters As Modernist Manifesto; Pao-Hsien Fang And The Naxi Rites In Ezra Pound's Cantos; T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land And The Poetics Of The Mythical Method; Poetry As Ungrammar In E. E. Cummings' Poems; Wallace Stevens' Poetry Of Resistance; In Search Of Words For "Moon-Viewing": The Japanese Haiku And The Skepticism Towards Language In Modernist American Poetry; Spontaneous, Not Automatic: William Carlos Williams Versus Surrealist Poetics
Instances Of The Journey Motif Through Language And Selfhood In Some Modernist American Poetsfor Love And Language: The Poetry Of Robert Creeley; Modernist Realism And Lowell's Confessional Style; Notes On Contributors; Index
Summary Offering essays from some of the leading academic writers and younger scholars in the field of American studies from both the United States and Europe, this volume constitutes a rich and varied reconsideration of Modernist American poetry. Its contributions fall into two general categories: new and original discussions of many of the principal figures of the movement (Frost, Pound, Eliot, Williams, Cummings and Stevens) and reflections on the phenomenon of Modernism within a broader cultural context (the influence of Haiku, parallels and connections with Surrealism, responses to the Modernist
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Genre/Form Literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Scott, Derrick
ISBN 9789401204880