Conclusion: Geometries and Geographies of Comparison

  • Nicola Thomas
Part of the Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies book series (GSLS)


Thomas helps to highlight hitherto underexplored connections between a wide range of poets working across the two language areas, making clear that space and place is a vital critical category for understanding poetry of this period, including both experimental and non-experimental work. The conclusion reveals weaknesses in existing critical taxonomies, arguing for the use of ‘late modernist’ as a category with cross cultural relevance, and promotes methodological exchange between the Anglophone and German traditions of landscape, space and place oriented poetic criticism, to the benefit of both.


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  • Nicola Thomas
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  1. 1.St Hilda’s CollegeUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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