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John C. Ransom

And yet what is Modernism? It is undefined.

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But we moderns are impatient and destructive.

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Their free verse was no form at all, yet it made history.

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Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet.

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The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism - how should poetry escape?

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And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions? Its position is perfectly precarious.

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It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things.

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When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble.

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Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise, but he will be disappointed in its content. The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.

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He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form.

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