Download Lives of the Modern Poets by William H. Pritchard PDF

By William H. Pritchard

William H. Pritchard's examine of Hardy, Yeats, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Frost, Pound, Eliot, Stevens, Hart Crane, and William Carlos Williams has been thought of a vintage ever when you consider that unique e-book in 1980. Readable, available, and interested in poems, it's feedback at its most sensible, unaffected via specific theoretical traits.

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Download Modernism: A Short Introduction (Blackwell Introductions to by David Ayers PDF

By David Ayers

This brief advent to Modernism analyses the flow from the viewpoint of English and American literature. offers a severe evaluation of a few of the significant texts of literary Modernism. Covers either confirmed works and those who have only in the near past come to serious awareness. comprises precise dialogue of significant authors, together with T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Wallace Stevens and H.D.

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Download Selected Poetry by Hugh MacDiarmid PDF

By Hugh MacDiarmid

This feature explores the variety of Hugh MacDiarmid's paintings, from smooth lyrics derived from the Scots ballad culture to fierce polemic. "A under the influence of alcohol guy seems to be on the Thistle" and "On a Raised Beach--"with an entire word list of its technical terms--are integrated, as are glossed Scots phrases on the foot of every web page and an illuminating memoir by means of MacDiarmid's son.

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Download Sciences of Modernism: Ethnography, Sexology, and Psychology by Paul Peppis PDF

By Paul Peppis

Sciences of Modernism examines key issues of touch among British literature and the human sciences of ethnography, sexology, and psychology on the sunrise of the 20 th century. The booklet is split into sections that pair exemplary medical texts from the interval with literary ones, charting a number of collaborations and competitions happening among technological know-how and early modernist literature. Paul Peppis investigates this trade via shut readings of literary works by way of Claude McKay, E. M. Forster, Mina Loy, Rebecca West, and Wilfred Owen along technology books through Alfred Haddon, Havelock Ellis, Marie Stopes, Bernard Hart, and William Brown. In so doing, Peppis exhibits how those competing disciplines participated within the formation and consolidation of modernism as a vast cultural circulate throughout a variety of severe discourses. His examine will curiosity scholars and students of the heritage of technological know-how, literary modernism, and English literature extra commonly.

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Download A Handbook of Modernism Studies (Critical Theory Handbooks) PDF

That includes the most recent learn findings and exploring the attention-grabbing interaction of modernist authors and highbrow luminaries, from Beckett and Kafka to Derrida and Adorno, this daring new selection of essays provides scholars a deeper snatch of key texts in modernist literature.

Provides a wealth of clean views on canonical modernist texts, that includes the most recent examine data
Adopts an unique and artistic thematic method of the topic, with suggestions similar to race, legislation, gender, category, time, and beliefs forming the constitution of the collection
Explores present and ongoing debates at the hyperlinks among the aesthetics and praxis of authors and modernist theoreticians
Reveals the profound ways that modernist authors have encouraged key thinkers, and vice versa

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Download The Dissonant Legacy of Modernismo: Lugones, Herrera y by Gwen Kirkpatrick PDF

By Gwen Kirkpatrick

It is a provocative new interpreting of a vital and sometimes misunderstood interval of Spanish American literature. such a lot reports of modernismohave concerned about the poetry of Rubn Daro and feature famous the movement's aestheticism and its unmistakable French impacts. Kirkpatrick concentrates in its place on very important negations of concord and the movement's inner dismantling of its personal precepts. significant contradictions in the circulation itself are printed during the works of the Argentine Leopoldo Lugones and the Uruguayan Julio Herrera y Reissig. Extending her research to later writers corresponding to Ramn Lpez Velarde, Csar Vallejo, and Alfonsina Storni, Kirkpatrick exhibits the alterations that foreshadow the extra overt experiments of those poets and illuminates the continuity among the modernistas and later generations.

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Download Modernism and Democracy: Literary Culture 1900-1930 by Rachel Potter PDF

By Rachel Potter

Anglo-American modernist writing and glossy mass democratic states emerged whilst, throughout the interval of 1900-1930. but writers equivalent to T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, and Ford Madox Ford have been notoriously opposed to trendy democracies. they typically defended, against this, anti-democratic sorts of cultural authority. because the past due Nineteen Seventies, notwithstanding, our realizing of modernist tradition has altered as formerly marginalized writers, particularly girls similar to Gertrude Stein, Djuna Barnes, H. D., and Mina Loy, were reassessed. not just has the image of Anglo-American modernist tradition replaced considerably, however the figuring out of the connection among modernist writing and politics has additionally shifted.Rachel Potter right here think again the connection among modernism and democracy through interpreting the wide variety of other reactions by means of modernist writers to the hot democracies. She charts the alterations within the rules of democracy as a result shift from liberal to mass democracies after the 1st global battle and of women's front into the political and cultural spheres. through uncovering hitherto-unanalyzed essays by means of a few feminist writers she argues that during truth there has been a common skepticism in regards to the outcomes of mass democracy for women's liberation, and that this skepticism used to be principal to the paintings of girls modernist writers.

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Download Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 5: 1930-1931 by T. S. Eliot PDF

By T. S. Eliot

This 5th quantity of the accrued letters of poet, playwright, essayist, and literary critic Thomas Stearns Eliot covers the years 1930 via 1931. It used to be in this interval that the acclaimed American-born author earnestly embraced his newly avowed Anglo-Catholic religion, a call that earned him the antagonism of associates like Virginia Woolf and Herbert learn. additionally evidenced in those correspondences is Eliot's growing to be estrangement from his spouse Vivien, with the writer's newfound commitment to the Anglican Church exacerbating the disappointment of an already tormented union.

Yet regardless of his own trials, this era was once one among nice literary task for Eliot. In 1930 he composed the poems Ash-Wednesday and Marina, and released Coriolan and a translation of Saint-John Perse's Anabase the next 12 months.

As director on the British publishing condo Faber & Faber and editor of The Criterion he inspired W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Louis MacNeice, and Ralph Hogdson, released James Joyce's Haveth Childers Everywhere, and became down a ebook inspiration from Eric Blair, higher recognized through his pen identify, George Orwell. via Eliot's correspondences from this time the reader will get a full-bodied view of an exceptional artist at a private, expert, and non secular crossroads.

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Download The Twyborn Affair (Vintage Classics) by Patrick White PDF

By Patrick White

Eddie Twyborn is bisexual and lovely, the son of a pass judgement on and a drunken mom. along with his androgynous hero - Eudoxia/Eddie/Eadith Twyborn - and during his look for identification, for self-affirmation and love in its many varieties, Patrick White takes us into the ambiguous landscapes, sexual, mental and non secular, of the human situation.

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Download The Big Sea: An Autobiography by Langston Hughes PDF

By Langston Hughes

Creation by means of Arnold Rampersad.

Langston Hughes, born in 1902, got here of age early within the Twenties. within the sizeable Sea he recounts these memorable years within the nice playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was once a prepare dinner and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was once a emerging younger poet--at the guts of the "Harlem Renaissance."

Arnold Rampersad writes in his incisive new advent to the large Sea, an American vintage: "This is American writing at its best--simpler than Hemingway; as uncomplicated and direct as that of one other Missouri-born writer...Mark Twain."

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