The New Poetic: Yeats to Eliot

Author(s): C.K. Stead

NZ Poetry

'Reading T. S. Eliot and reading about T. S. Eliot were equally formative experiences for my generation. One of the books about him which greatly appealed to me when I first read it ... was The New Poetic by the New Zealand poet and critic, C. K. Stead...


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C. K. Stead (1932-) was Professor of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and is now a renowned poet and novelist. His most recent novel is the acclaimed Mansfield.

Foreword to the Revised Editio; 1. Introduction; 2. W. B. Yeats, 1895-1916; An illustration of the problems; 3. 1909-1916: Poets and their Public Sonority... like a goose; 4. 1909-1916: 'Poetry' versus 'Life' Imperialists; Georgians; War poets; 5. The Social Function of Poetry Pound and the Imagists; Eliot; 6. Eliot's 'Dark Embyro' The merger of morals and aesthetics; 7. The Poetry of T. S. Eliot Affirmation and the Image; 8. Conclusion; Index; Acknowledgements

General Fields

  • : 9780826479334
  • : Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • : Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • : April 2005
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : C.K. Stead
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 821.91209
  • : 208
  • : Poetry & poets; Literary studies: from c 1900 -