Modern Poetry

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This course covers the body of modern poetry, its characteristic techniques, concerns, and major practitioners. The authors discussed range from Yeats, Eliot, and Pound, to Stevens, Moore, Bishop, and Frost with additional lectures on the poetry of World War One, Imagism, and the Harlem Renaissance. Diverse methods of literary criticism are employed, such as historical, biographical, and gender criticism.

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Modern Poetry
Modern Poetry with Professor Langdon Hammer
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Dream wrote 9 years ago.

paw wrote 11 years ago.
Modernity :br>
- the experience of coming to the City.
- the de-naturalization of language, "common

paw wrote 11 years ago.
I suppose collage a la TS Eliot is the premonition of the
remixing of music and culture in the latter part of C20.

I like how Langdon puts things in context.

The modernist break involves coming to the City -
interesting thought!

Language in the city is de-naturalized, a product of
convention - so also modern poetry. Interesting!

Modernity is a condition of social and psychological
fragmentation - TS Eliot.

paw wrote 11 years ago.
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