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The Collected Writings of T. E. Hulme

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This is the first collected edition of the writings of the poet, critic, and philosopher T.E. Hulme (1883-1917). Hulme wrote some of the first "modernist" poems in English, helped introduce the philosophy of Henri Bergson to Britain and the U.S., and was one of the first English critics to write about modern art. This edition contains extensive notes to Hulme's writings, together with a substantial biographical and critical introduction.

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Overview

This is the first collected edition of the writings of the poet, critic, and philosopher T.E. Hulme (1883-1917). Hulme wrote some of the first "modernist" poems in English, helped introduce the philosophy of Henri Bergson to Britain and the U.S., and was one of the first English critics to write about modern art. This edition contains extensive notes to Hulme's writings, together with a substantial biographical and critical introduction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198112341
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 5.69 (w) x 8.81 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Autumn 3
Mana Aboda 3
Above the Dock 3
The Embankment 3
Conversion 3
A City Sunset 4
The Man in the Crow's Nest 4
Susan Ann and Immortality 4
Cinders 7
Notes on Language and Style 23
A Lecture on Modern Poetry 49
[Review of Tancrede de Visan's] L'Attitude du lyrisme contemporain 57
Romanticism and Classicism 59
German Chronicle 74
The New Philosophy 85
Searchers after Reality - I: Bax 89
Searchers after Reality - II: Haldane 93
Searchers after Reality - III: Jules De Gaultier 99
Notes on the Bologna Congress 104
The International Philosophical Congress at Bologna 110
Bax on Bergson 116
Notes on Bergson 125
Bergson Lecturing 154
Mr. Balfour, Bergson, and Politics 160
A Personal Impression of Bergson 166
The Philosophy of Intensive Manifolds 170
Bergson's Theory of Art 191
A Note on the Art of Political Conversion 207
The Art of Political Conversion 214
On Progress and Democracy 219
Theory and Practice 226
A Tory Philosophy 232
Translator's Preface to Georges Sorel's Reflections on Violence 246
Mr. Epstein and the Critics 255
Modern Art - I: The Grafton Group 263
Modern Art and Its Philosophy 268
Modern Art - II: A Preface Note and Neo-Realism 286
Modern Art - III: The London Group 294
Contemporary Drawings 299
Modern Art - IV: Mr. David Bomberg's Show 302
Diary from the Trenches 313
War Notes 331
A Notebook 419
Notes 457
A Bibliography of Hulme's Works 479
Index 485
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