Offering a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the field, A Companion to Modernist Poetry provides readers with detailed discussions of individual poets, ‘schools’ and ‘movements’ within modernist poetry, and the cultural and historical context of the modernist period.
- Provides an in-depth and accessible summary of the latest trends in the study of modernist poetry
- Balances discussion of individual poets, ‘schools’, and ‘movements’ with in-depth literary and historical context
- Brings recent scholarship to bear on the subject of modernist poetry while also providing guidance on poets who are historically important
- Edited by highly respected and notable critics in the field who have a broad knowledge of current debates and of rising and senior scholars in the field
David E. Chinitz is Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago and President of the Modernist Studies Association. His publications include A Companion to T.S. Eliot (2009), T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide (2003), and Which Sin To Bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes (2013), as well as a range of articles in such journals as Callaloo, American Literary History, Modernism/Modernity, and PMLA.
Gail McDonald teaches at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is the author of Learning to be Modern: Pound, Eliot, and the American University, American Literature and Culture, 1900-1960, and articles on American progressivism, modernist poetry, and pedagogy. A founder and past president of the Modernist Studies Association, she is Director of the T.S. Eliot International Summer School.