Ezra Pound was an American poet best known for The Cantos and for his role as mentor and advisor to other modernist writers, including T.S. Eliot, Hilda Doolittle, Wyndham Lewis, and James Joyce. After meeting EH in Paris in 1922 by way of a letter of introduction from Sherwood Anderson, Pound became one of EH’s earliest and strongest advocates. #HemingwayV2
Kathleen Mansfield Murry (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.
“Blue Hyacinth,” by Pauline Masurel: Slightly modifying the “cut-up” technique of Dadaist and Modernist writers in her digital work, “Blue Hyacinth,” Pauline Masurel encourages her readers not to destroy the original four poems, but rather jumble them together, stir them up, and weave them in a way that shares in the creative process of generating an individualized text.
Dorothy M Richardson deserves the recognition she is finally receiving
Dorothy Richardson - a blue plaque was unveiled in her honour at Woburn Walk in Bloomsbury, where she lived, opposite Yeats, in 1905 and 1906 - http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/may/15/dorothy-m-richardson-deserves-recognition-finally-receiving
Samuel Barclay Beckett | 1906-1989 | avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet | He is widely regarded as among the most influential writers of the 20th century. Beckett's work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human existence, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour, and became increasingly minimalist in his later career. He is considered one of the last modernist writers.
K is for Katherine MansfieldKatherine Mansfield was born into a British colonial family New Zealand in 1888. Although she died young, at the age of 34, she managed to secure her name as one of the most avant-garde writers of the time. Her work has for many years been seen as a model of the specifically modern short story in English and of the changes in literary focus it represents. She focused on short stories mostly and her compressed fiction was very highly regarded in literary circles…
Rainer Maria Rilke, Sept. 1900, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets", writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Several critics have described Rilke's work as inherently "mystical". These deeply existential themes tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist writers.