By Gary E. Day, Brian Docherty
This assortment specializes in British poetry from the Georgians to the second one global conflict. The advent offers the framework for the articles which stick with by means of contemplating the query of the relation among poetry and society because it appears to be like within the paintings of F.R. Leavis, T.W. Adorno and Antony Easthope. Written via specialists, the essays conceal poetic routine and person authors, either mainstream and ignored, and handle the tough challenge of constructing price decisions whereas situating poetry in its historic context.
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Brooke's Georgianism is damned both by those who dislike it (academics) and those who applaud it ('untrained' amateurs). To like Brooke is a form of eccentricity, peculiar to the English upper middle classes, akin to that dilettantism which would prefer an elderberry wine to a vintage claret. Having safely relegated Brooke's poetry to the realm of amateur taste, professional opinion can comfortably exist on the acceptable fare of modernism and pre- or post-modernist tendencies. This, I 37 38 British Poetry, 1900-50 contend, has little to do with the merit or otherwise of particular writers, it is much more to do with the history of academic predisposition.
P. 47. , 'Georgian Poetry', Times Literary Supplement, 27 February 1913, pp. 81-2; reprinted in Rogers, op. , pp. 77-84 (p. 81). The Rise and Fall of Georgian Poetry 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 35 Edmund Gosse, 'Knocking at the Door', Morning Post, 27 January 1913, p. 3; reprinted in Rogers, op. , pp. 73-7 (p. 75). Waugh, op. , p . 156. See Ross, op. , pp. 151-2. For details of Brooke's involvement, see Hassall, op. , pp. 180-221. Rupert Brooke, letter to Edward Marsh, 22 December 1911; in The Letters of Rupert Brooke, ed.
372-3. Alfred Austin, 'Why England is Conservative', Lyrical Poems, 2nd edn (London: Macmillan, 1896) pp. 116-17 (p. 116). Simon, op. , p. 47. , 'Georgian Poetry', Times Literary Supplement, 27 February 1913, pp. 81-2; reprinted in Rogers, op. , pp. 77-84 (p. 81). The Rise and Fall of Georgian Poetry 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 35 Edmund Gosse, 'Knocking at the Door', Morning Post, 27 January 1913, p. 3; reprinted in Rogers, op. , pp. 73-7 (p.
British Poetry, 1900–50: Aspects of Tradition by Gary E. Day, Brian Docherty