Eliot’s “Tradition and the Individual Talent” is one of the most important essays about poetry written in the last 100 years. Specifically regarding Yeats, Auden, Eliot, Thomas— considering Hulme—what can you infer (conclude) about poetics of the Romantic and Victorian poets influence on the poets of the 20th Century? Name at least one poem from each era to substantiate any differences and/or similarities that you infer and explain the implications of their messages with the context of the 20th Century. For example, you might speak about how Yeats’ works was inspired by one of the Romantic and Victorian poets in content, construction, style, tone, diction, etc.
While considering this topic, refer to the article by Schuchard, which is found in JSTOR.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.
Greenblatt, S., et al. (Eds.). (2012). The Norton anthology of English literature (9th ed., Vol.2). New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
T. E. Hulme-
Romanticism and Classicism
“Long Live the Vortex!”
All selections from William Butler Yeats
T. S. Eliot
“The Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
“The Waste Land”
“Tradition and the Individual Talent”
All selections from W. H. Auden
“Do Not go Gently into That Good Night”
Schuchard, R. (1973, October). Eliot and Hulme in 1916: Toward a revaluation of Eliot’s critical and spiritual development. PMLA, 88(5), 1083-1094. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/