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Title Modernist Type of Content School of Poetry
Number/Poets 27 Number/Members 1
Originally Posted 17 Apr 2013 Number/Content 27
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Siegfried Sassoon portrait
Siegfried Sassoon

Sassoon’s first war poetry was patriotic, bur he was wounded twice in France, began to be offended at war profiteering, and finally became a pacifist.

 

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: Western European
Gender: Male

Stanley Kunitz Portrait
Stanley Kunitz

Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, Kunitz was educated at Harvard. Declaring himself a pacifist, he served in the army during World War II cleaning latrines.

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: European
Gender: Male

T. S. Eliot Portrait
T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: European
Gender: Male

Vachel Lindsay Portrait
Vachel Lindsay

Lindsay was born in his family home in Springfield, Illinois, delivered by his physician father.

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: European
Gender: Male

Young W. B. Yeats portrait
W. B. Yeats

Arguably the greatest poet of his generation, Yeats produced World War I poetry pervaded by a sense of impending violence.  

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: Western European
Gender: Male

Wallace Stevens Portrait
Wallace Stevens

Had Wallace Stevens not existed—a lifelong insurance executive writing some of his country's most insistently metaphysical poetry—it would hardly have been plausible to invent him.

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: European
Gender: Male

William Carlos Williams Portrait
William Carlos Williams

Born in Rutherford, New Jersey, a town near the city of Paterson, Williams made the city his home for most of his life.

Group/School: Modernist

Race/Ethnicity: No Data
Gender: Male

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