Modernist Quartet

Modernist Quartet

by Frank Lentricchia
     
 

This study of the four major American modernist poets--Frost, Stevens, Pound, Eliot--in various historical environments, presents their poems as stories of their attempts to sustain a life in noncommercial writing, in a culture that is only hospitable, for the most part, to commercial art. See more details below

Overview

This study of the four major American modernist poets--Frost, Stevens, Pound, Eliot--in various historical environments, presents their poems as stories of their attempts to sustain a life in noncommercial writing, in a culture that is only hospitable, for the most part, to commercial art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521469753
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
1Philosophers of Modernism at Harvard, circa 19001
2Lyric in the Culture of Capital47
3Robert Frost77
4Wallace Stevens124
5Ezra Pound180
6T. S. Eliot239
Epilogue287
Bibliographical Note292
Index295

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