In the second decade of the twentieth century, poets from a country that had till then been regarded as a literary backwater reinvented poetry in English, pioneering poetic techniques and approaches to language that shaped and continue to shape poetry around the world. The names of these poets are famous - Eliot, Pound, Stevens, Moore, Williams, Frost - and their works long canonized, yet scholars continue to disagree about what common purpose or technique is at the root of their revolutionary "modernization" of poetry. ...

Soldering the Abyss 2010, VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken

ISBN-13: 9783639158960

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