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mid century: English poetry 1940-1960

David Wright

mid century: English poetry 1940-1960

by David Wright

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

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  • English poetry -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduced and edited by David Wright.
    SeriesThe Penguin poets, D81
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1226 .W7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5601278M
    LC Control Number68007869

    Literary criticism (or even ‘literary theory’) goes back as far as ancient Greece, and Aristotle’s Poetics. But the rise of English Literature as a university subject, at the beginning of the twentieth century, led to literary criticism focusing on English literature – everything from Shakespeare to contemporary literature – being taken seriously. Literature of the 20th century refers to world literature produced during the 20th century ( to ).. In terms of the Euro-American tradition, the main periods are captured in the bipartite division, Modernist literature and Postmodern literature, flowering from roughly to and to respectively, divided, as a rule of thumb, by World War II.

      This volume, entitled The Mid Century: English Poetry was edited by David Wright, a fellow poet and acquaintance of Barker. Wright – happily for me – had decided to include in his anthology some exemplary long poems. George Barker was thus represented singly and singularly by Book I of The True Confession. Cambridge Core - English Literature after - British Literature in Transition, – Postwar - edited by Gill Plain.

      The 20th century was like no time period before it. Einstein, Darwin, Freud and Marx were just some of the thinkers who profoundly changed Western culture. These changes took distinct shape in the literature of the 20th century. Modernism, a movement that was a radical break from 19th century Victorianism, led to. Dive deep into English Poetry in the Eighteenth Century with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion () and other mid-century poets appealed to the example of Shakespeare to.


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