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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Reflexivity
Landscapes, Locations, and Texts
Explorations of Consciousness
Interpreting Obscurities, Negotiating Negatives
The Sound of the Poem
Allusion and Quotation
The Language of Modernist Poetry: Diction and Dialogue
Literal and Metaphorical Language
Mythology, Mythography, and Mythopoesis
Who is Speaking?
Subjects and Objects in Modernist Lyric
Temporality and Modernist Lyric
The Dramatic Monologue
Modernism, Epic, and the Long Poem
Modernist Endings
Glossary
Further Reading
Index
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Reading Modernist Poetry

Reading Modernist Poetry

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This essential guide to modernist poetry enables readers to makesense of a literary movement often regarded as difficult andintimidating. Provides close examinations of key poems by T. S. Eliot, EzraPound, W. B. Yeats, and others Considers key techniques employed to orient and disorient thereader, such as diction, rhythm, and allusion Explores the ideological implications of subject matter and theliterary forms and structures of modernist poetry Places modernist poetry in relation to its Victorian andRomantic predecessors Encourages readers to engage with the texts and make their owninterpretations, moving away from the question of what the poemsays in favour of considering the effect of the poem on itsreader
This essential guide to modernist poetry enables readers to makesense of a literary movement often regarded as difficult andintimidating. Provides close examinations of key poems by T. S. Eliot, EzraPound, W. B. Yeats, and others Considers key techniques employed to orient and disorient thereader, such as diction, rhythm, and allusion Explores the ideological implications of subject matter and theliterary forms and structures of modernist poetry Places modernist poetry in relation to its Victorian andRomantic predecessors Encourages readers to engage with the texts and make their owninterpretations, moving away from the question of what the poemsays in favour of considering the effect of the poem on itsreader

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