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The Resource The Cambridge history of American literature, Volume 5, Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950, general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch

The Cambridge history of American literature, Volume 5, Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950, general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch

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The Cambridge history of American literature, Volume 5, Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950
Title
The Cambridge history of American literature
Title number
Volume 5
Title part
Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950
Statement of responsibility
general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the fullest account to date of American poetry and literary criticism in the Modernist period. Andrew Dubois and Frank Lentricchia examine the work of Robert Frost, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and Wallace Stevens. They show how the conditions of literary production in a democratic, market-driven society forced the boldest of the Modernists to try to reconcile their need for commercial remuneration with their knowledge that their commitment to high art might never pay. Irene Ramalho Santos broadens the scope of the poetic scene through attention to a wide diversity of writers - with special emphasis on writers including Gertrude Stein, Marianne Moore, and Langston Hughes. William Cain traces both the rise of an internationalist academic aesthetics and the process by which the study of a distinctive national literature was instituted. Considered together, these three narratives convey the astonishing Modernist poetic achievement in its full cultural, institutional, and aesthetic complexity
Dewey number
811.5209
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Bercovitch, Sacvan,
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  • American poetry
  • American literature
  • Criticism
  • United States
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The Cambridge history of American literature, Volume 5, Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950, general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch
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Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Modernist Lyric in the Culture of Capital Andrew Dubois and Frank Lentricchia: 1. Anthologies and audience, genteel to modern; 2. Robert Frost; 3. Wallace Stevens; 4. T.S. Eliot; 5. Ezra Pound; Epilogue; Part II. Poetry in the Machine Age Irene Ramalho Santos: 1. Gertrude Stein: the poet as master of repetition; 2. William Carlos Williams: in search of a western dialect; 3. H.D.: a poet between worlds; 4. Marianne Moore: a voracity of contemplation; 5. Hart Crane: tortured with history; 6. Langston Hughes: the color of modernism; Part III. Literary Criticism William Cain: Preface; 1. Inventing American literature; 2. Intellectuals, cultural critics, men and women of letters; 3. Southerners, agrarians, and New Critics: the institutions of a modern criticism
Control code
CR9781139053587
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 624 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139053587
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781139053587
Label
The Cambridge history of American literature, Volume 5, Poetry and criticism, 1900–1950, general editor, Sacvan Bercovitch
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 18 Nov 2015)
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Modernist Lyric in the Culture of Capital Andrew Dubois and Frank Lentricchia: 1. Anthologies and audience, genteel to modern; 2. Robert Frost; 3. Wallace Stevens; 4. T.S. Eliot; 5. Ezra Pound; Epilogue; Part II. Poetry in the Machine Age Irene Ramalho Santos: 1. Gertrude Stein: the poet as master of repetition; 2. William Carlos Williams: in search of a western dialect; 3. H.D.: a poet between worlds; 4. Marianne Moore: a voracity of contemplation; 5. Hart Crane: tortured with history; 6. Langston Hughes: the color of modernism; Part III. Literary Criticism William Cain: Preface; 1. Inventing American literature; 2. Intellectuals, cultural critics, men and women of letters; 3. Southerners, agrarians, and New Critics: the institutions of a modern criticism
Control code
CR9781139053587
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 624 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139053587
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781139053587

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