"Make it new", said Ezra Pound. What was new in Modernist lio
"Make it new", said Ezra Pound. What was new in Modernist poetry?
Modernism was a complex movement, including many unique and varied features in its odd period of development in European and American writers. Broadly and retrospectively, four features were common; experimentation, anti-realism, intellectualism and individualism, although excellent Modernist poets can be found that only partly fulfil these requirements. As well as Ezra Pound many poets and other writers came to light including T.S Elliot, Joyce, Yeats, and Lawrence. Two excellent examples of Modernist poets include D.H…