Mixing Memory and Desire: The Waste Land and British Novels

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The first comprehensive treatment of how "an American poet so profoundly shaped or affected the modern British novel," this in the words of James E. Miller, Jr. details "an extraordinary and even exciting literary fact, worthy of full documentation and exploration. "The book begins with an introduction describing how The Waste Land blew into England in 1922, as William Empson said, "not unlike an east wind." Although the critics disagree over what the poem means, all writers since 1922 have felt its influence in some degree ...

Mixing Memory and Desire: The Waste Land and British Novels 1991, Penn State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780271003085

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