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The Poets of Non Modernism Essay

  • Submitted by: ahmedtlalkhan
  • on February 28, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 501 words

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The poets of Non Modernism
  * Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-73)
  * Stephen Spender (1909-98)
  * Louis Macneice (1907-63)
  * Cecil Day-lewis (1904-72)
  * Dylan Thomas (1914-53)

W.H.Auden
  * One of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
  * Known for his stylistic and technical achievements.
  * Central themes are love, politics, citizenship, religion and morals.
Works
  * Poems (7 poems 1931)
  * Spain(1959)
  * The Orators (1954)
  * The Dance of Death Play.

Dylan Thomas
Works
  * And Death Shall Have No Dominion
  * Do not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

The Novelists of   the Non Modernism

Evelyn Waugh (1903-66)
  * A well known writer of novels, biography and travel books.
  * Recognized as one of the greatest prose stylist.
  * His major themes are religion and social realities.
Works
  * A handful of Dust(breakdown of marriage institution)
  * Decline and Fall (satire on high class)
  * Brideshead Revisited (religious novel)
Graham Greene (1904-1991)
  * An English writer and literary critic.
  * His main themes are moral, political and religious issues.
Works
  * Brighton Rock
  * The Power and Glory
  * The End of the Affair
Anthony Powell
  * A well known English novelist. The Time Newspaper named him among their list of 50 greatest British writers since 1945.
Works
  * A Dance to the Music of Time: A best known 12 volume work.
  * Afternoon Men (Romantic adventures of William Atwater)
  * Venus Burg (Critical Examination of Society)
Elizabeth Bowen
  * An anglo Irish novelist.
  * Writes about society from a feminine point of view with sensitivity and humour.
Works
  * The House in Paris.(Misfortunes of the children of extramarital love affairs)
  * The Death of the Heart.( Misfortunes of the children of extramarital love affairs)
  * The Heat of the Day (Traces the relations between individual’s personal life and politics)

The Dramatists
  * G.B.Shaw
  *...

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