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The background of modern poetry. by Jacob Isaacs

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

SeriesDutton paperback,, D17
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1271 .I75
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6109474M
LC Control Number52005313
OCLC/WorldCa682106

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism. Poetry, Modern. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Isaacs, J. (Jacob), Background of modern poetry. London: G. Bell. Author: P. Mansell Jones Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: This book explores the nature of literary influence in literary creation, as well as aspects of French poetry after Baudelaire. This book brings together a series of related investigations pursued over a number of years into the major types of literary and prosodical influence involved in the progress of poetry .

Modern poetry must be intently focused on the acts of the mind itself, and must give people a way to find satisfaction in their lives. The poem begins with one of these direct definitions of modern poetry: it is "The poem of the mind in the act of finding / What will suffice." In the short first stanza, Stevens writes that poetry has not always. Old poetry vs. modern poetry. There is a reason why this poem is titled "Of Modern Poetry," and its first few lines give clues as to the importance of differentiating "modern poetry" (poetry of the 20th century) from what came s says that in earlier ages it was easier for the poetic mind to "find" meaning: "the scene was set; it repeated what / Was in the script.". Poetry is comprised of two basic styles, lyric and narrative. Lyric poetry is probably the most commonly known and usually expresses a poet’s thoughts and feelings. Narrative poetry on the other hand tells a story. Both are totally different and the creation of poetry is based on the writer’s preference.   Recently I did a blog post on the changes in writing throughout history. That is, how books changed from classical novel to modern day books. You can see the blog here.. As I was writing that, however, I could not help thinking that I could easily devote an entire essay to simply one type of writing: poetry.

Get this from a library! The background of modern poetry; an inaugural lecture delivered on 10 May , by C.M. Bowra.. [C M Bowra]. The first comprehensive history of modern poetry in English from the s to the s, this book embraces an era of enormous creative variety--the formative period during which the Romantic traditions of the past were abandoned or transformed and a major new literature created. By the end of the period covered, Eliot's The Waste Land, Lawrence's Birds, Beasts and Flowers, Stevens's Harmonium /5(3). Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism. Poetry, Modern. Lyrik. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The first comprehensive history of modern poetry in English from the s to the s, this book embraces an era of enormous creative variety--the formative period during which the Romantic traditions of the past were abandoned or transformed and a major new literature created. By the end of the period covered, The Waste Land, Lawrence's Birds, Beasts and Flowers, Stevens' Harmonium, and /5(3).