Ezra Pound (1885-1972) is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. In the early years of the twentieth century, he opened a seminal exchange of work and ideas between British and American writers, and was famous for the generosity with which he promoted the work of such major contemporary modernist writers as WB Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, DH Lawrence, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Yvor Winters, Marianne Moore, H. D…

Ezra Pound (1885-1972) is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry. In the early years of the twentieth century, he opened a seminal exchange of work and ideas between British and American writers, and was famous for the generosity with which he promoted the work of such major contemporary modernist writers as WB Yeats, Ernest Hemingway, DH Lawrence, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Yvor Winters, Marianne Moore, H. D…

English modernist writer Virginia Woolf was born today 1-25 in 1882. One of her best known works by many today is Mrs. Dalloway. She passed in 1941.

English modernist writer Virginia Woolf was born today 1-25 in 1882. One of her best known works by many today is Mrs. Dalloway. She passed in 1941.

British Writer Katherine Mansfield. Raoul Duquette, the Narrator in Katherine Mansfield's "Je Ne Parle Pas Français"

British Writer Katherine Mansfield. Raoul Duquette, the Narrator in Katherine Mansfield's "Je Ne Parle Pas Français"

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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

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

James Joyce was an Irish, modernist writer who wrote in a ground-breaking style that was known both for its complexity and explicit content.

James Joyce was an Irish, modernist writer who wrote in a ground-breaking style that was known both for its complexity and explicit content.

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.” ― Joseph Conrad

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.” ― Joseph Conrad

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