Who was the most famous poet in the 20th century?
Fellow Nobel Prize-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez called Pablo Neruda the, quote, greatest poet of the 20th century, in any language. Born the son of a railway worker, Neruda began writing poetry when he was 14 years old, didn’t stop until his death in 1973.
Who are the major poets of 20th century?
- 1 Sylvia Plath.
- 2 Audre Lorde.
- 3 e.e. cummings.
- 4 Maya Angelou.
- 5 Robert Frost.
- 6 Marianne Moore.
- 7 T.S. Eliot.
- 8 Langston Hughes.
What are the major trends and themes of 20th century poetry?
Complexity, abundance of output, revolt against tradition, love of nature,pity for the poor and the suffering, disillusionment, loss of faith in religion, the metaphysical note, the romantic strain, the influence of music and other fine arts and new techniques are main trends of modern poetry.