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By Harold Bloom

the increase of modernism marked one of many significant transitional sessions in modern literature. the yank modernist poets created a wealthy legacy of their verse explorations of a global touched by means of struggle, swift industrialization, and the transforming into perceived alienation of the person. The innovators featured during this quantity comprise Ezra Pound, e.e. cummings, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Carl Sandburg and their abiding affects. severe essays study those poets and their works, with a chronology, bibliography, index, and an introductory essay via grasp pupil Harold Bloom finishing the title.

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