American Modernist Poets (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) - download pdf or read online

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By Harold Bloom

ISBN-10: 1604132752

ISBN-13: 9781604132755

The increase of modernism marked one of many significant transitional sessions in modern literature. the yank modernist poets created a wealthy legacy of their verse explorations of an international touched through struggle, fast industrialization, and the starting to be perceived alienation of the person. The innovators featured during this quantity contain Ezra Pound, e.e. cummings, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Carl Sandburg and their abiding impacts. severe essays learn those poets and their works, with a chronology, bibliography, index, and an introductory essay through grasp student Harold Bloom finishing the name.

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Or is it a very American elegy for the self, in direct descent from Walt Whitman’s 34 Harold Bloom magnificent “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”? Clearly the second, I would insist, though mine remains a minority view. ” Why yes, particularly when the hermit thrush sings its Song of Death in Whitman’s “Lilacs” elegy. Ostensibly mourning the martyred Lincoln, “Lilacs” more pervasively both celebrates and laments the Whitmanian poetic self. Eliot’s poethood, and not Western civilization, is the elegiac center of The Waste Land.

P, 113–18) The birth of spring in Spring and All (1923) was similarly preceded by a drunken, violent upheaval: “The imagination, intoxicated by prohibitions, rises to drunken heights to destroy the world. Let it rage, let it kill” (CP1, 179). The following excerpts from Ball’s diary in transition may have inspired Williams to make the library in Book Three a synecdoche for the vaguer world of Spring and All and to shift his symbolic liberating action from murder to arson: “January 9, 1917—We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which every one knows by heart.

Emerson’s essays, Eliot pugnaciously remarked, “are already an encumbrance,” and so they were, and are, and evermore must be for an American writer, but inescapable encumbrances are also stimuli, as Pascal learned in regard to the overwhelming Montaigne. Elizabeth Bishop In her early poem “The Unbeliever,” Elizabeth Bishop juxtaposed three poets (as I allegorize it) or else kinds of poets, in the figures of cloud, seagull, and unbeliever. The cloud is introspective or even solipsistic: a William Wordsworth or a Wallace Stevens.

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