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Modernism

Our Modernism titles explore poets and writers such as Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, and W. B. Yeats. Click on a book title or picture for descriptions and purchasing information.

FORTHCOMING: A Reader’s Guide to Yeats’s “A Vision”
Neil Mann offers an authoritative, clear, and straightforward guide to the system of "A Vision," the framework within which W. B. Yeats created many of his most important works.


FORTHCOMING: The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual, vol. 2
"The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual" strives to be the leading venue for the critical reassessment of Eliot’s life and work in light of the ongoing publication of his letters, critical volumes of his complete prose, the new edition of his complete poems, and the forthcoming critical edition of his plays.


FORTHCOMING: Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists, edited by Anthony W. Lee
"Samuel Johnson Among the Modernists" casts Johnson as a figure of modernity, one who possesses an appeal that many Modernist writers found irresistible.


FORTHCOMING: A Scientific Companion to Robert Frost, by Virginia F. Smith
"A Scientific Companion to Robert Frost" is the first systematic attempt to catalogue and explain all of the references to science and natural history in Frost’s published poetry.


Rupert Brooke in the First World War, by Alisa Miller
Miller cover chosen copyGoing beyond Brooke's own life and famously romantic death, this book retraces the evolution of his reputation in cultural imagination as forged by a network of major political and literary figures of the period including Winston Churchill, Edward Marsh, Virginia Woolf, Theodore Roosevelt, T. S. Eliot, Siegfried Sassoon, and Henry James.


New edition FORTHCOMING: An Annotated Guide to the Writings and Papers of Leonard Woolf, by Janet M. Manson and Wayne K. Chapman
The Annotated Guide is an ongoing effort to provide the kind of bibliographic information on Leonard Woolf sometimes found in the pages of Woolf Studies Annual on Virginia Woolf.


Virginia Woolf and Heritage, edited by Jane de Gay, Tom Breckin, and Anne Reus
vw-heritage-printThis book brings together an international team of world-class scholars to explore how Woolf engaged with heritage, how she understood and represented it, and how she has been represented by the heritage industry.


FORTHCOMING: Readings in the Cantos, edited by Richard Parker
Parker cover frontThis book brings together critical readings of The Cantos by the world’s leading Pound and modernist scholars. In each chapter a contributor approaches either a single Canto or a defined small group of Cantos in isolation, providing a clear, informative, and interpretive "reading" that includes an up-to-date assessment of sources and an idea of recent critical approaches to the work.


FORTHCOMING: The Fire that Breaks, edited by Daniel Westover and Thomas Alan Holmes
The Fire that Breaks brings together an international team of scholars to explore for the first time Hopkins's extended influence on the poets and novelist who defined Anglo-American literature throughout the past century.


A Companion to Ezra Pound’s Guide to Kulchur, by Anderson Araujo
Araujo cover chosenA Companion to Ezra Pound's Guide to Kulchur addresses the formidable interpretive challenges his most far-reaching prose tract presents to the reader. Providing page-by-page glosses on key terms and passages, the Companion also situates Pound's allusions and references in relation to other texts in his vast body of work, especially The Cantos.


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