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2,402 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following essay, Fields provides a thematic and stylistic analysis of Loy's poetry. Mina Loy was a contemporary of Williams and Pound, and although she was born in England, her poems are... Read more
4,353 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Burke analyzes several of Loy's poems from the years 1914 and 1915 in order to show the poet "examining the traditional spaces in which women live their lives, de... Read more
6,060 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following essay, Kouidis discusses Loy's involvement with feminism, futurism, French metaphysics, and the free verse movement through a reading of several of her major works. Although Br... Read more
6,988 words, approx. 24 pages
In the following excerpt, Burke places Loy's poetry, in particular her "Three Moments in Paris" and Love Songs, within the American feminist movement. Soon after her arrival in Ne... Read more
3,938 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Ress determines the primary influences on Loy's poetry and discusses how she appropriated collage and other Futurist literary techniques to give her own work "vio... Read more
568 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Essay by Ezra Pound [Mina Loy and Marianne Moore] have, without exaggerated "nationalism", without waving of banners and general phrases Mina Loy 1882–1966 Photograph by ... Read more
1,185 words, approx. 4 pages
Critical Essay by Yvor Winters Mr. Sacheverell Sitwell once wrote a very long poem, two lines of which stay in my memory:      My natural clumsiness was my only bar ... Read more
606 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by Alfred Kreymborg Visiting the shrines of modern art and literature in Paris and Florence, and being accepted as a coeval in the maddest circles, Miss Loy, who is an artist as well as... Read more
1,436 words, approx. 5 pages
Critical Essay by Kenneth Fields At a time when "cerebral" was a pejorative term, Mina Loy was dealing with ideas. Pound's genius lay in other directions; his importance is his di... Read more
1,327 words, approx. 5 pages
Critical Essay by Virginia M. Kouidis [In considering the question of why Mina Loy is an American poet, it seems essential to consider three factors which link her to the American modernists.] First, ... Read more
3,291 words, approx. 11 pages
Critical Essay by Roger L. Conover For a brief period, it is fair to say that Mina Loy did as much as any woman of her generation to foster the international trafficking of avant-garde life and though... Read more
1,270 words, approx. 5 pages
Critical Essay by Constance Hunting [What] does "morality" mean to a poet? Obviously, it has little to do with behaving in accordance with a set of social standards. Nor is it necessaril... Read more