Nationalism Versus Internationalism in Yeats and Eliot


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Nationalism Versus Internationalism in Yeats and Eliot
This paper serves to examine the relationship between nationalist impulses and a burgeoning understanding of international culture and significance in the poems of W.B. Yeats and T.S. Eliot. Exploring themes and symbolism in Yeats’ “Sailing to Byzantium” and Eliot’s The Waste Land, the paper will investigate the issues of colonialism and anti-colonialism and these poets’ stances as postcolonial standard-bearers. At the same time, this paper will be focussed on compiling additional research on the relationship between Modernism as a movement and the individual ideologies of both Yeats and Eliot. A considerable part of modernist criticism has read Yeats and Eliot as either revolutionary...
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