Apocalypticism | Critical Essay by Walford Morgan

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SOURCE: “Notes on Contemporary Tendencies,” in A New Romantic Anthology, edited by Stefan Schimanski and Henry Treece, The Grey Walls Press Ltd., 1949, pp. 51-8.

In the following excerpt, Morgan differentiates the social activism of 1930s poetry with the poetry of the 1940s, which he perceives as more inclined to reflect current events than attempting to shape them.

In our time there are so many factors in one's consciousness of which one is not fully aware, so many factors which will emerge into the full light of reason only when they have begun to lose their real potency, so many intuitive needs which will be adequately expressed only when they have been resolved, that when one finds oneself face to face with the increasing stream of modern verse, one hesitates to embark upon definite conjecture, or to make any immediate prophecy about...

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