Yeats and Modern Poetry /

Scholars and critics commonly align W. B. Yeats with Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot and the modernist movement at large. This incisive study from renowned poetry critic Edna Longley argues that Yeats' presence and influence in modern poetry have been sorely misunderstood. Longley disputes the value of...

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Main Author: Longley, Edna (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Ireland as audience: "To write for my own race"
  • Yeats and American modernism
  • Intricate trees: the survival of symbolism
  • "Monstrous familiar images": poetry and war 1914-1923
  • Yeats's other island.