This view would come as a great surprise to scholars of Eliot, Pound,
Yeats, H.D., Marianne Moore (whom Eliot considered a major poet of
modernism), and a great many more who fill the pages of comentaries on
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Subject: Re: Yeats and personal life.
In a message dated 8/8/2001 1:11:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
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> Does "Modernism" mean the same to today's critics as it did to the
> writers involved? TSE and Pound (probably mostly Pound) went around
> adjudging poets as "modern" or not but the poets were much too
> independent too be forced into a bag.
Since Wallace Stevens and Carlos Carlos Williams are considered "the"
modernist poets, their works must be considered as guidelines when
labeling any other writer as "Modernist."