A Conversation About Literary History With David Winters

This exchange [between David Winters and me] began as a planned book review of Michael Levenson’s Modernism (Yale, 2011). But modernism has a way of making most plans fall apart. Our conversation was conducted by email during the viciously cold January of 2012. As Ezra Pound put it, we cannot make it cohere.

Read the rest at 3:AM Magazine.

Author: Anthony

To quote Samuel Beckett's letter to Thomas MacGreevy (25 March 1936), 'I have been reading wildly all over the place'. Time's Flow Stemmed is a notebook of my wild readings.

2 thoughts on “A Conversation About Literary History With David Winters”

  1. I’m late seeing this, but what a thoughtful and informative exchange. You’ve given me a lot to think about and, of course, added books to my list. The Melancholy of Resistance arrived last week and is taunting me from a stack on my desk. Hope to get to it soon.

  2. Thank you, Michelle, I appreciate your comment. I look forward to hearing what you think of ‘Melancholy’. I’d also recommend ‘War and War’. It may even be the better of the two.

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