By Albert Gelpi
During this booklet Professor Gelpi strains the emergence of yankee Modernist poetry as a response to, and outgrowth of, the Romantic ideology of the 19th century. He makes a speciality of the outstanding new release of poets who got here to adulthood within the years of the 1st international warfare and whose works represent the significant physique of poetic Modernism in English. this huge historic argument is built via monographic chapters at the poets which come with shut readings in their significant poems. complete in scope and sophisticated in its research, Gelpi's booklet offers to be one of many significant stories of yank poetry for future years.
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