Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Poets and Poetry: Modernism


The following are just a selection of books about modern poetry available at the Standish Library.

Modern Poets

Modern poetry, or modernist poetry, is the work of a group of writers who published between 1900 and 1945. The list below is not meant to be an exhaustive list of the poets, but may give you a starting point for reading and/or research. 


The poets listed below are considered Objectivists, a sub-category of Modern Poets.

Getting Started: Encyclopedias and Other Introductory Sources on Modern Poets