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Modern Poetry and the Tradition
     

Modern Poetry and the Tradition

by Cleanth Brooks
 
This study presents the revolutionary thesis that English poetry and poetic theory were deflected from their richest line of development by the scientific rationalism that came with Hobbes and has continued its restrictive influence to the present day, when such poets as Yeats and Eliot have begun the reestablishment of the earlier line of development.

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This study presents the revolutionary thesis that English poetry and poetic theory were deflected from their richest line of development by the scientific rationalism that came with Hobbes and has continued its restrictive influence to the present day, when such poets as Yeats and Eliot have begun the reestablishment of the earlier line of development.

Originally published in 1939.

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ISBN-13:
9780807840481
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, The
Publication date:
05/01/1970
Pages:
253

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