Offering a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the field, A Companion to Modernist Poetry provides readers with detailed discussions of individual poets, ‘schools’ and ‘movements’ within modernist poetry, and the cultural and historical context of the modernist period.
- Provides an in-depth and accessible summary of the latest trends in the study of modernist poetry
- Balances discussion of individual poets, ‘schools’, and ‘movements’ with in-depth literary and historical context
- Brings recent scholarship to bear on the subject of modernist poetry while also providing guidance on poets who are historically important
- Edited by highly respected and notable critics in the field who have a broad knowledge of current debates and of rising and senior scholars in the field
Keywords: Modernism, Modernism, poetry, poetry and criticism, protomodernist poets, the New Poetry, poetry of the Great War, Modernist women poets, the Harlem Renaissance, William Butler Yeats, Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Mina Loy, William Carlos Williams, D. H. Lawrence, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, T. S. Eliot, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Hugh MacDiarmid, E. E. Cummings, David Jones, Hart Crane, Langston Hughes, W. H. Auden, Thomas Hardy, poetry movements, poetry schools, cultural contexts of modernist poetry, twentieth-century poetry, urbanism, objectivism