Contents

Series editor's preface vii

Acknowledgements xi

WHY ELIOT, HULME AND POUND? 1

KEY IDEAS 17

1 Origins of modernism 19

2 Philosophical details: the image and the objective correlative 33

3 Anti-democracy: the politics of early modernism 47

4 History and tradition 63

5 The First World War and the long poem 79

6 Modernism and the ideal society 95

AFTER ELIOT, HULME AND POUND 115

FURTHER READING 123

Works cited Index

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