Modernist Quartet

Modernist Quartet

by Frank Lentricchia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521469759

ISBN-13: 9780521469753

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

1. Philosophers of modernism at Harvard, circa 1900; 2. Lyric in the culture of capital; 3. Robert Frost; 4. Wallace Stevens; 5. Ezra Pound; 6. T. S. Eliot; Epilogue; Index.

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