British Poetry, 1900–50: Aspects of Tradition by Gary E. Day, Brian Docherty

By Gary E. Day, Brian Docherty

This assortment specializes in British poetry from the Georgians to the second one global warfare. The creation offers the framework for the articles which stick to via contemplating the query of the relation among poetry and society because it seems within the paintings of F.R. Leavis, T.W. Adorno and Antony Easthope. Written through specialists, the essays disguise poetic pursuits and person authors, either mainstream and ignored, and tackle the tough challenge of creating worth decisions whereas situating poetry in its ancient context.

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The most detailed account of Squire and his literary activities is Patrick Howarth, Squire: 'Most Generous ofMen' (London: Hutchinson, 1963). J. C. Squire, Prefatory Note, Selections from Modern Poets, ed. by J. C. Squire (London: Martin Seeker, 1921) pp. v-vii. The other two anthologies were Second Selections from Modern Poets, ed. by J. C. Squire (London: Martin Seeker, 1924) and Younger Poets of To-Day, ed. by J. C. Squire (London: Martin Secker, 1932). See his letter of February 1915 to F. W.

We'll walk no more on Cotswold 32 British Poetry, 1900-50 Where the sheep feed Quietly and take no heed. His body that was so quick Is not as you Knew it, on Severn river Under the blue Driving our small boat through. You would not know him now .. But still he died Nobly, so cover him over With violets of pride Purple from Severn side. Cover him, cover him soon! " Recognising the need for new forms of expression in the immediate post-war period, he turned to such diverse sources as Elizabethan poetry and Walt Whitman for inspiration.

85. The epigraph to Forster's Howard's End, first published in 1910. Gary Day, 'The Poets: Georgians, Imagists and Others', Literature and Culture in Modern Britain, ed. by C. Bloom (London and New York: Longman, 1993) pp. 30-54, see esp . p. 34. Monro, op. , p. 151. Reeves, op. , p . xv. Stead, op. , p. 88. Wilfred Owen, 'Exposure', The Poems of Wilfred Owen, ed . by Jon Stallworthy (London: Hogarth Press, 1985) p . 162. For details, see Simon, op. , pp. 86-7, and Ross, op . , P: 233. The most detailed account of Squire and his literary activities is Patrick Howarth, Squire: 'Most Generous ofMen' (London: Hutchinson, 1963).

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