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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: T. S. Eliot and Organicism, by Jeremy Diaper
T. S. Eliot and Organicism demonstrates that one of the twentieth century’s most eminent literary figures should be remembered for his important role in the emergence of the organic husbandry movement and for his contributions to environmental and organic debates.


Virginia Woolf and the World of Books, edited by Nicola Wilson and Claire Battershill
Just over hundred years ago, in 1917, Leonard and Virginia Woolf began a publishing house from their dining-room table. This volume marks the centenary of that auspicious beginning.


FORTHCOMING: A Reader’s Guide to Yeats’s “A Vision,” by Neil Mann
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.


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.


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.


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.


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