n Literator : Journal of Literary Criticism, Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies - A description of the elusive, dissolving ecological capacity of Cummings's poetry
E.E. Cummings: Poetry and Ecology, Etienne Terblanche : book review

Volume 34, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-2279
  • E-ISSN: 2219-8237



In what I still regard as one of the finest books on global modernist poetry, (1982), Michael Hamburger mentions E.E. Cummings only once, and that to remark on a certain misanthropy in the American experimenter's work. And in a more recent article on 'Ecology and Aesthetics' (2001:14), Allan Johnson claimed that Robinson Jeffers 'stands as the only Modernist to address ecological issues'.

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