Richard Seddon wrote:
> I "hear" pastoral in your posts. Is the pastoral romantic? Is the romantic
> pastoral? Can a pastoral poem be rendered non-romantically? I am not sure
> that any Modernist is pastoral. "Cousin Nancy" does ride over the hills but
> she breaks them. Modernists seem pretty urban to me. Can a poet write
> non-romantic poetry lyrically?
What in the posts sounds to you like pastoral? Which pastoral poems are you
thinking of as romantic? I'd rather understand you better before trying to