Modernist Legacies

Trends and Faultlines in British Poetry Today

  • Editors
  • Abigail Lang
  • David Nowell Smith

Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. David Nowell Smith, Abigail Lang
      Pages 1-14
  3. Histories since Modernism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Romana Huk
      Pages 59-78
  4. The Modernist Legacy

  5. Poetical and Political Commitments

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 241-263

About this book


The first collection of essays dedicated to experimental practice in contemporary British poetry, Modernist Legacies provides an overview of the most notable trends in the past 50 years. Contributors discuss a wide range of poets including Caroline Bergvall and Barry MacSweeney, showing these poets' connections with their Modernist predecessors.


Modernism poem poetics poetry

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