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A history of American poetry, 1900-1940

Author: Horace Gregory; Marya Zaturenska
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1946.
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Gregory, Horace, 1898-1982.
History of American poetry, 1900-1940.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1946]
(OCoLC)575741535
Named Person: William Vaughn Moody; Joaquin Miller; George Santayana; Sara Teasdale; Edwin Arlington Robinson; Robert Frost; Ezra Pound; Hart Crane; Wallace Stevens; Stephen Crane; William Carlos Williams; Edna St Vincent Millay; Elinor Wylie; Marianne Moore; Robert Penn Warren; John Crowe Ransom; Conrad Aiken; Edgar Lee Masters; Vachel Lindsay; Carl Sandburg; E E Cummings; Robinson Jeffers; T S Eliot; Stephen Vincent Benét; Muriel Rukeyser; Archibald MacLeish; Amy Lowell; William Rose Benét
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Gregory; Marya Zaturenska
OCLC Number: 968375
Description: xi, 524 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. I: The "twilight interval". William Vaughn Moody and his circle ; Three poets of the Sierras: Joaquin Miller, Edwin Markham, George Sterling ; The barefoot boy of Indiana: James Whitcomb Riley ; A note on the poetry of George Santayana ; Four women of the "twilight interval": Reese, Guiney, Crapsey, and Teasdale ; "La comédie humaine" of E.A. Robinson ; A note on Stephen Crane --
pt. II: The "poetic Renaissance". Harriet Monroe and the "poetic Renaissance" ; The Horatian serenity of Robert Frost ; Ezra Pound and the spirit of romance ; Amy Lowell, literary statesman ; The islands of H.D. ; The postimpressionism of John Gould Fletcher ; A formal "objectivist": William Carlos Williams ; The heritage of "The yellow book" and Conrad Aiken ; Three Middle Western poets: Masters, Lindsay, and Sandburg --
pt. III: The 1920s. Donald Evans: preface to the 1920s ; Edna St. Vincent Millay and the poetry of feminine revolt and self-expression ; Elinor Wylie and Léonie Adams: the poetry of feminine sensibility ; "The romantic traditionists": William Ellery Leonard, Louis Untermeyer, Robert Hillyer, and Mark Van Doren ; Marianne Moore: the genius of "The dial" ; The harmonium of Wallace Stevens ; Three poets of Brattle Street: E.E. Cummings, John Wheelwright, Dudley Fitts ; John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Robert Penn Warren, and a note on Laura Riding ; The Negro poet in America ; Robinson Jeffers and the birth of tragedy ; T.S. Eliot. the twentieth-century "man of feeling" in American poetry --
pt. IV: The 1930s. The national spirit of Stephen Vincent and William Rose Benét, with notes on Lola Ridge and Muriel Rukeyser ; Archibald MacLeish and the "invocation to the social muse" ; The lost generation of John Peale Bishop ; The critical realism of Kenneth Fearing ; Hart Crane: death and the sea --
Epilogue. Recent American poetry.
Responsibility: Horace Gregory and Marya Zaturenska.

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