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The degenerate muse : American nature, modernist poetry, and the problem of cultural hygiene

Author: Robin G Schulze
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Modernist literature & culture.
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The early 20th century marked a dramatic shift in the American conception of nature. This book analyzes the ways in which the scientific recasting of American nature as an antidote for degeneration influenced work of important modernist writers Harriet Monroe, Ezra Pound, and Marianne Moore.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Schulze, Robin G.
Degenerate muse.
2013
Named Person: Harriet Monroe; Marianne Moore; Ezra Pound; Harriet Monroe; Marianne Moore; Ezra Pound
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin G Schulze
ISBN: 9780199345625 0199345627
OCLC Number: 940748113
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Table of Contents ; Introduction: Toward a Modern Nature ; Chapter One: Nature Study, Degeneration, and the Problem of Poetry ; Chapter Two: Harriet Monroe's Pioneer Modernism ; Chapter Three: Ezra Pound and the Poetics of Hygiene ; Chapter Four: Marianne Moore, Degeneration, and Domestication ; Chapter Five: Marianne Moore, Nature, and National Health ; Conclusion ; Bibliography
Series Title: Modernist literature & culture.
Responsibility: Robin G. Schulze.
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