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Modernist poetry and the little magazine

National Library Scotland

Thursday 28 September , 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

To celebrate National Poetry Day, Dr Francesca Bratton explores the relationship between modernist poetry and the little magazines that were instrumental to its development and dissemination. Drawing on the National Library’s extensive collections of literary periodicals, she offers an introduction to the key characteristics of modernist poetry.

The talk aims to shed light on key poems by Anglophone poets during the 1920s and 1930, including T S Eliot’s ‘The Waste Land’ and ‘The Bridge’ by lesser known American poet Hart Crane.

Event Details

Event

Start: Thursday 28 September , 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: Thursday 28 September , 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Cost: Free

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National Library Of Scotland
Phone:
0131 623 3739
[email protected]

Venue

National Library of Scotland
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George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW United Kingdom

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