English Bards, Scotch Reviewers

December 1978
National Review;12/8/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 49, p1526
The article focuses on the "Poetry" magazine and its contributors. According to the author, the magazine is one of the principal organs of the modernist movement in literature. The creators of the magazine, including, Ezra Pound, Thomas Stearns Eliot and William Butler Yeats, led a revolution in English and especially American poetry. It is opined that, it was a revolution in both form and substance and something new in the scale of ambition. According to the modernists who created this magazine modem conditions can be lived with an intensity and sense of risk unprecedented in previous eras.


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