Petals on a Wet Black Bough: American Modernist Writers and the Orient


An online exhibition exploring the influence of the Far East on American Modernist writers. The exhibition details the experiences of writers including Ezra Pound, H.D., Wallace Stevens, Williams Carlos Williams, Amy Lowell, E. E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, Thornton Wilder and others. 

Date created: October 1996


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