Modernist Alchemy: Poetry and the Occult (Hardback)Timothy Materer (author)
Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 11/01/1996
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Modernist Alchemy takes a close look at the work of twentieth-century poets whose use of the occult constitutes a recovery of discarded beliefs and modes of thought: Yeats and Plath try to dismiss conventional religion, Hughes captures a sense of adventure, H.D. seeks to liberate repressed concepts, while Duncan and Merrill hunt for a lost understanding of sexual identity which will allow for androgyny and homosexuality.
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 595 g
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 22 mm
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