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The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem



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The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem by Oliver Tearle
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The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem explores how cultural responses to the trauma of the First World War found expression in the form of the modernist long poem. Beginning with T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Oliver Tearle reads that most famous example of the genre in comparison with lesser known long poems, such as Hope Mirrlees's Paris: A Poem, Richard Aldington's A Fool I' the Forest and Nancy Cunard's Parallax. As well as presenting a new history of this neglected genre, the book examines the ways in which the modernist long poem represented the seminal literary form for grappling with the crises of European modernity in the wake of World War I.

Author Biography

Oliver Tearle is Lecturer in English at Loughborough University, UK. He is the author of T.E. Hulme and Modernism (Bloomsbury, 2013).
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January 10th, 2019
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United Kingdom
Bloomsbury Academic
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