The Struggle of the Modern / by Stephen Spender.

; Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995, signer ; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Berkeley ; Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1963.

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Other Authors Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995,
Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Art, Modern.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern.
Description xiii, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Summary Personal reflections about those qualities in literature and art, in the present century, that Mr. Spender regards as modern.
Contents part 1. The modern imagination: The romantic imagination -- The organic, the orchidaceous, the intellectualized -- Imagination is personal -- part 2. The obsessive situation: Moderns and contemporaries -- The modern as vision of the whole -- The modern necessity -- Poetic moderns and prose contemporaries -- A short history of the pers. pron. 1st sing. nom. -- The world of mechanical metamorphosis -- part 3. Non-recognizers, recognizers, and over-recognizers: Non-recognizers -- The recognizers -- Dialogue with a recognizer -- The reversal of the modern: Tradition-bound literature and traditionless painting -- Hatred and nostalgia in death's dream kingdom -- The neo-traditionalists -- The nostalgic fallacy -- Poet-critics and critic-poets -- The modern and the now.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)316309
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WorldCat Identities Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
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