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Selected Writings : T. E. Hulme - T.E. Hulme

Selected Writings

T. E. Hulme

Paperback Published: 1st June 2006
ISBN: 9781857547221
Number Of Pages: 232

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"When T.E. Hulme was killed in Flanders in 1917, he was known to a few people as a brilliant talker, a brilliant amateur of metaphysics, and the author of two or three of the most beautiful poems in the English language...he appears as the forerunner of a new attitude of mind..." T.S. Eliot, "The Criterion", 1924. Between 1909 and his death in 1917, T.E. Hulme (1883-1917) published works that contributed to, and often defined, the major debates of Modernism. A poet, critic and philosopher, Hulme championed new artists and explored new philosophical attitudes, challenging, questioning and clarifying, but always at the centre of contemporary currents of thought. With his gift for clear-sighted synthesis and grimly humorous awareness of human limitations, Hulme is an essential corrective to the art and culture of his time. In a detailed critical introduction, Patrick McGuinness traces the development of Hulme's ideas, showing how they both reflected and instigated contemporary cultural controversies. This selection includes Hulme's collected poems and fragments, and his most important essays on literature, art, politics and philosophy.

Introductionp. 9
Further Readingp. 25
Note on the Textp. 26
The Fisher's Widowp. 27
Scenes de la Vie de Boheme: Episode of a Night of Mayp. 27
The Street-Singerp. 28
The Opium-Smokerp. 29
At Dieppep. 29
After Sunsetp. 29
On the Beachp. 30
Requiesp. 30
Pastel: Masks and Facesp. 31
Morbidezzap. 31
Maquillagep. 31
Impressionp. 32
On the Heathp. 32
At the Cavourp. 33
In the Haymarketp. 33
The Absinthe-Drinkerp. 34
Javanese Dancersp. 34
April Midnightp. 35
During Musicp. 36
Tearsp. 36
At Burgosp. 36
For a Picture of Watteaup. 37
Prologuep. 38
Nora on the Pavementp. 38
Violetp. 39
Behind the Scenes: Empirep. 40
The Primrose Dance: Tivolip. 40
La Melinite: Moulin Rougep. 41
Autumn Twilightp. 42
At Dieppep. 42
At Glan-y-Wernp. 43
Stella Marisp. 43
Hallucinationp. 45
Handsp. 47
White Heliotropep. 47
Nervesp. 48
Celeste: The Preludep. 48
Songp. 48
Clair de Lunep. 49
Parisp. 50
Bianca: Presagesp. 50
Epilogue: Credop. 51
Moonrisep. 51
In the Forest of Arquesp. 52
Twilightp. 52
Arques: Nightp. 53
Amor Triumphans: The Dancep. 53
from The Dance of the Daughters of Herodiasp. 54
Souls in the Balance: Mater Liliarump. 54
Opalsp. 55
By the Pool at the Third Rossesp. 56
In the Wood of Finvarap. 57
Palm Sunday: Naplesp. 57
The Last Memoryp. 58
The Loom of Dreamsp. 58
Isolationp. 59
Time and Beautyp. 59
Londonp. 60
For a Picture of Rossettip. 60
The Armenian Dancerp. 61
The Andante of Snakesp. 62
Song of the Sirensp. 63
Venicep. 64
Peau d'Espagnep. 64
The Tarot Cardsp. 65
Studies in Strange Sins (After Beardsley's Designs): The Woman in the Moonp. 66
For Des Esseintes: Tragic Dawnp. 66
Posthumous Coquetry (1889)p. 67
Pantomimep. 68
L'alleep. 68
Fantochesp. 69
Mandolinep. 69
Sea-Wind (1899)p. 70
Anguish (1902)p. 71
From 'The Decadent Movement in Literature' (1893)p. 72
From 'Dancers and Dancing' (1897)p. 79
'The World as Ballet' (1898)p. 80
From 'The Symbolist Movement in Literature (1899)p. 82
From 'The Choice' (1900)p. 85
From 'A Paradox on Art' (1900)p. 86
From 'What is Poetry?' (1901)p. 87
From 'Fact in Literature' (1902)p. 87
From 'A Prelude to Life' (1905)p. 88
From London: A Book of Aspects (1909)p. 89
From 'Impressionistic Writing' (1923)p. 93
From 'Fantin-Latour and Whistler' (1925)p. 94
From 'Aubrey Beardsley' (1929)p. 95
From 'Unspiritual Adventures in Paris' (1931)p. 98
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ISBN: 9781857547221
ISBN-10: 1857547225
Series: Fyfield Books
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 1st June 2006
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.39  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.41