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Poetry and the modern world

David DAICHES

Poetry and the modern world

a study of poetry in England between 1900 and 1939.

by David DAICHES

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Published by Univ. of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


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Pagination247p.
Number of Pages247
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Open LibraryOL20313148M


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He is also the author of several prose titles, including The Life of David; Democracy, Culture, and the Voice of Poetry (); The Sounds of Poetry (), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Poetry and the World (); and The Situation of Poetry ().Cited by: 6.

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this book is a collection of contemporary (roughly the past 25 years or so) poetry from around the world. The book is divided into geographical sections (i.e. africa, europe,) and each section has a few poets and each poet has one or two poems presented/5(8).

Poetry and the Modern World: A Study of Poetry in England between and Excerpt. I have endeavored in the following pages to present certain aspects of modern English poetry and to discuss them in such a way as to throw some new light on poetic activity in the first forty years of the present century.

The book is a great help not only for students, but also for researchers as the writer has spent much time in reading Eliot's Poems.

He has also written an ample introduction about modernism, modernity, modern literature and modern poetry, which might be enough to understand the rise of modern poetry". The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry Eighty poets and over two dozen languages from around the globe are represented in this deceptively portable volume.

Editor J. McClatchy has collected work from many of the world's most influential contemporary poets by many of its most remarkable translators. opinionated and at times cranky guide to fiction, poetry, and drama from world literature of the first three quarters of the 20th century.

I discovered some good books in this encyclopedia, and the introduction, again opionated, lays out some possibly useful categories- swinish middlebrow, gnostic, madness etc/5. Poetry—real poetry, the sort that speaks to the human condition and moves you to tears, to applause, to sudden epiphanies alone in your room at night—is powerful stuff.

A great shame of the modern anti-intellectual zeitgeist is the marginalization of poetry; the more people who experience the form, the better off the world will : Jeff Somers.

In its immediacy, poetry is a counselor helping us to understand one another. Leading us away from hate to love, from violence to mercy and pity. I’ve said it once before that poetry is a bridge.

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Gander's poetry and prose is sequenced beside black-and-white photos by three photographers: Raymond Meeks, Graciela Inturbide and Lucas Foglia. Winner of six major poetry awards and a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry, Citizen tracks the ongoing racial aggressions in 21st century society and media.

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Giovanni Pascoli stands as a towering figure at the threshold of modern Italian poetry, yet he is little known in English. He wrote his best poems in the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first few years of the twentieth, in an extraordinary burst that.

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.article-mpu-5 { display: none; } In the UK, today is National Poetry Day. Many people use the day to share their favourite poems from the canon, but here at the New Statesman, we thought we’d share our favourite great modern poems.

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Modern poetry, he says, has to be "The poem of the mind in the act of finding/ What will suffice" (). In case that sounds a little obscure, Stevens spends the. The existence of poetry in the Arab World, explains Atef Alshaer in ‘Poetry and Politics in the Modern Arab World’, stretches back further than the seventh century to the pre-Islamic, Umayyad.