Theorists of Modernist Poetry: T.S. Eliot, T.E. Hulme, Ezra Pound (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

By Rebecca Beasley

Modernist poetry heralded a thorough new aesthetic of experimentation, pioneering new verse varieties and topics, and altering the very thought of what it intended to be a poet. This quantity examines T.S. Eliot, T.E. Hulme and Ezra Pound, 3 of the main influential figures of the modernist circulation, and argues that we can't dissociate their daring, creative poetic kinds from their profoundly engaged theories of social and political reform.

Tracing the complicated theoretical foundations of modernist poetics, Rebecca Beasley examines:

  • the aesthetic modes and theories that shaped a context for modernism
  • the effect of latest philosophical pursuits
  • the modernist critique of democracy
  • the value of the 1st global warfare
  • modernism’s programmes for social reform.

This quantity bargains worthy perception into the modernist circulate, in addition to demonstrating the deep impression of the 3 poets at the form and values of the self-discipline of English Literature itself. Theorists of Modernist Poetry is correct not just to scholars of modernism, yet to all people with an curiosity in why we learn, educate, learn and review literature the best way we do.

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