poem index



The modern writer had a fervent desire to break with the past, rejecting literary traditions that seemed outmoded and diction that seemed too genteel to suit an era of technological breakthroughs and global violence.

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William Carlos Williams 1883-1963 Imagism, Metaphysical Poet, Modernism, Objectivists
Mark Strand 1934-2014 Modernism
Wallace Stevens 1879-1955 Modernism, Metaphysical Poet
Gertrude Stein 1874-1946 Modernism
William Saphier Modernism
Tomaž Šalamun 1971-2014 Modernism
Ezra Pound 1885-1972 Modernism
Lisel Mueller 1924- Modernism
Marianne Moore 1887-1972 Modernism
Mina Loy 1882-1966 Modernism, Fireside Poet, Jazz Poetry