The Modern Portrait Poem from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound

The Modern Portrait Poem: From Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ezra Pound
Frances Dickey
University of Virginia Press
2012

The Modern Portrait Poem tells the history of the portrait poem from the 1860s to 1922, from its flowering in the circle of painters and poets led by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, through its transformation by American modernist poets T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D., Amy Lowell, and others.