New Bearings in English Poetry

New Bearings in English Poetry : A Study of the Contemporary Situation

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The author believed in the importance of "living literature", of relating poetry to contemporary human experience. He interpreted T.S. Eliot's poetic impact in the 1920 as the start of a new age in which the "other-wordly" Romantic conventions of Victoran poetry were collapsing.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 12mm | 117.93g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140179763
  • 9780140179767

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Poetry and the modern world; the situation at the end of World War I; T.S. Eliot; Ezra Pound; Gerald Manley Hopkins; epilogue; retrospect 1950.
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