Sean Pryor

Sean Pryor

Sean Pryor is an Associate Professor in English at the University of New South Wales, whose research focuses on poetry and poetics. He is the author of Poetry, Modernism, and an Imperfect World (2017).

Sean Pryor reviews 'The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini’s Italy shaped British, Irish, and US writers' by Lauren Arrington

August 2021, no. 434 28 July 2021
Sean Pryor reviews 'The Poets of Rapallo: How Mussolini’s Italy shaped British, Irish, and US writers' by Lauren Arrington
How best to tell the history of literature? – a long, chronological survey tracing broad arcs of development, or as a tight focus on a single, transformative year? The dedicated study of a single writer’s life, or the story of a movement, of several writers brought together for a time by some common cause? In recent years, the history of modernist literature has enjoyed these and other treatme ... (read more)