According to Gelpi, poetry of the post-World War II era stages "a dialectic between Neoromanticism
and Postmodernism" (2015, 15).
Its fate and mission was the awakening of conscience / spirit, in a complex modern context of the rise of neoromanticism
, empirio-criticism, Husserl's phenomenology, Bergson's vitality, Dilthey's poetic intuitionism, Nietzsche's volitional spiritualism, and Rudolf Steiner's theosophical movements.
It is a dramatic story that offers many correctives to unilinear notions of modernist evolution (fostered, in part, by postwar narratives of that revived avant-garde) for it reveals an interwar cultural landscape of enormous complexity and diversity, readily exemplified by Krenek's own dizzying stylistic trajectory from expressionism through neoclassicism, neoromanticism
, and the eventual embrace of twelve-tone serialism.
"Constitutional Medicine, Neoromanticism
, and the Politics of Antimechanism in Interwar Germany." Bulletin of the History of Medicine 75 (2001): 717-39.
(28) See "Neoromanticism
di Parronchi," originally published as "Parronchi: I giorni sensibili," Letteratura 17, January-March, 1941; now in Caratteri e figure della poesia italiana contemporanea.
has to be a roomy rubric to admit the mystical Roethke and the skeptical Lowell, Rich the radical feminist and Everson the Dionysian Catholic, Duncan the occultist and Berry the agrarian.
(7) In contrast, several recent analyses read Hermann's stories within the context of literary traditions and cultural phenomena such as globalization (Biendarra, "Globalization"), Neoromanticism
(Borgstedt), a postmodern "poetics of undecidedness" (Blamberger, "Poetik"), or the figure of the flaneur (Ganeva).
Finally, there is an impressive plethora of musical styles represented from neoromanticism
to serialism, and Ms.
And then all the unhappy youngsters in England read their translations--and listened to Read read Wordsworth--and, Lo, neoromanticism
. What British poetry needs is a good stiff dose of William Carlos Williams.
Brzozowski's critique is motivated above all by a desire to salvage what he sees as the valuable contributions of "neoromanticism
" in the West, namely its struggle against "positivism, naturalism, and the hegemony of the natural sciences" (46).
CQ: There's a comment I remember you made in Seas and Inland Journeys in which you refer to the significance of your "assimilation of a peculiarly Southern neoromanticism
represented in the Poe-Faulkner tradition in fiction." Do you feel as close to this tradition now as you did then, and in what way do you understand your individual talent in light of this tradition?